BlackRock pivoting to technology could serve as blueprint for other asset managers

The retirement asset management business is feeling the pinch. Fred Barstein, founder and CEO of The Retirement Advisor University, recently pointed out that asset managers are seeing margins shrink. The increasing use of managed accounts and index strategies instead of target-date funds, as well as record keepers rolling out their own investment products, threatens to […]

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Alexa, Will I Be Able to Patent My Artificial Intelligence Technology This Year? | New York Law Journal

The patentability of artificial intelligence (AI) has been increasingly scrutinized in light of the surge in AI technology development and the ambiguity regarding the interpretation of software-related patents. The Federal Circuit has gradually refined the criteria for determining subject matter eligibility for software-related patents, and based in part on such jurisprudence, earlier this year the […]

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The Technology 202: Prominent conservatives take aim at tech’s biggest legal shield

Ctrl + N Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., questions Attorney General nominee William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) Prominent Republicans are taking aim at Silicon Valley’s most prized legal shield as they escalate their accusations that Big Tech is biased against conservatives. The tech industry is […]

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