IT in brief

A new guide to legal technology has been published by Chiswick-based Marketeer, organiser of the Barbican technology exhibition. 'The Legal Technology Directory 1994' is a comprehensive guide to suppliers, networks and hardware, and is available priced at u10 plus Vat.

Adobe, producer of the well-known Illustrator software, has now completed its takeover of the Aldus corporation, following approval by shareholders. The $450 million deal will create a new company, Adobe Systems Incorporated, which will have sales offices worldwide.

IBM is offering new clients u1,000 in vouchers and goods free with every ThinkPad 430 purchased. The 486 PC normally costs around u1,099.