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4 hrs ago | EETimes

Not an idiot-proof backup service

Services like this have some of the same characteristics of a system with RAID disks.

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16 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

Moose Jaw man receives 27-month sentence for child porn offences

Dallas Brian Poole, 41, returned to Regina Court of Queen's Bench earlier this week to learn his sentence on one count each of making and possessing child pornography.

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Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Payment Apps Are Quickly Changing How We Transfer Money To Each Other, And Around The World

A new generation of apps is introducing millions of consumers to the idea of using their phones as payment tools.

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EETimes

Re: BitTorrent Sync

BitTorrent Sync is an interesting peer-to-peer alternative to DropBox. No middle man.

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Wall Street Journal

Sharing Startups Boost the Economy

Collaborative consumption is no new trend. In fact, the only difference between borrowing a power drill from your neighbor five years ago and now is that you found their listing online or on a mobile app.

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Digital Post Production

Content Insider #334 - Fast, Furious, 4K

"This will decimate all, after you put about fifteen grand in it or more. If we have to, overnight parts from Japan."

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BroadcastNewsroom

Content Insider #334

"This will decimate all, after you put about fifteen grand in it or more. If we have to, overnight parts from Japan."

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

Scientific American

How Social Media Exposes Us to Predators and Other Online Bottom-Feeders [Excerpt]

Online identity is quickly becoming more crucial to personal and professional success than in-person communications.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cameras

The Huffington Post

John Hanacek: Beyond Network Feudalism

Our civilization has a new reality. Computers meshed together by digital networks have transcended the system that built them becoming a new reality, a place where duplicating and moving information has near zero marginal cost.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, Social Software

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hypebot

Spotify Is Phasing Out P2P Streaming

Spotify is changing how it delivers music to users from peer to peer networks to streaming via its own dedicated servers.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TechCrunch

The London Fintech Boom - TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers

Slowly but surely a revolution has been taking place in financial technology, or fintech as we call it these days.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Consulting, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, Social Software, Science / Technology

CIO

Recording Industry Sues 8K for File Sharing

Stepping up its battle against online music piracy, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry announced thousands of new lawsuits against those it suspects of illegal file sharing.

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Related Topix: Prison, Science / Technology

CIO

FCC Hearing Weighs Net Neutrality

Advocates on both sides of the net neutrality debate descended on Harvard Law School Monday for a U.S. Federal Communications Commission hearing that multiple speakers suggested was crucial to the Internet's future.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Charles Pickering, Science / Technology

CIO

Lime Wire Files Countersuit Against Record Cos.

Peer-to-peer file-sharing software developer Lime Wire has countersued the biggest record companies, charging them with anti-competitive behavior.

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CIO

U.S. Man Pleads Guilty in P-to-P Crackdown

A man from Columbus, Ga., has pleaded guilty to two felonies related to distribution of copyright materials over a peer-to-peer network, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

StreamCast Files RICO Charges Against Skype

Voice over Internet protocol provider Skype, which is owned by eBay, is one of a handful of companies that had racketeering charges brought against it by StreamCast, the developer of the popular peer-to-peer network Morpheus, The Register reports .

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

CIO

EMI Supports Mashboxx P2P Service

EMI Music has agreed to make its entire catalog of digital recordings available to Mashboxx, a legal peer-to-peer service currently in development.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Quest To Kill Cash: How Peer-To-Peer Payments Apps Are Improving The Way We Pay

Using mobile devices to make peer-to-peer payments may not be a widely used service - yet.

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The Day

Father and son in court on child porn charges

A father and son from East Lyme pleaded not guilty to possession of child pornography this morning during their first appearance in the New London court where major crimes are tried.

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Related Topix: East Lyme, CT, Science / Technology

Kansas City InfoZine

West Plains MO Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving and Distributing Child Porn

By pleading guilty, Harrison admitted that he downloaded child pornography from Web sites, and that he received and distributed child pornography through peer-to-peer file-sharing networks.

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Related Topix: West Plains, MO, Prison, Science / Technology, Federal Prisons

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