Albert Yen Tops Wintry Evanston 'Caught Ya Nappin' Tourney
Nearly two dozen players braved wintry weather to attend the Evanston Go Club's quarterly tournament on Saturday, December 7. "Nobody guessed the meaning of the tournament's name, 'Caught Ya Nappin'" reports organizer Mark Rubenstein.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Bitcoin hangout with Max Keiser: The Napster of currency
Max Keiser, the host of RT's 'Keiser Report,' is a former stockbroker, the inventor of the virtual specialist technology, virtual currencies, and prediction markets.
The Motley Fool
The Day the RIAA Lost Its War on Technology
The Recording Industry Association of America has long had a difficult relationship with technology.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
El Paso Times
El Paso man sentenced to 15 years in child porn case
A 33-year-old El Paso man was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for having 500 videos and 33,000 images of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday.
BitTorrent Sync gaining major traction as peer-to-peer alternative to Dropbox
HP and Dell lead Samsung, Lenovo, and Acer in InfoWorld's reviews of both classic clamshell notebooks and innovative touch-driven hybrids more This White Paper discusses how an Enterprise Project Portfolio Management solution optimizes project analysis, management, reporting and risk mitigation processes to accelerate new product launches in this ... (more)
China central bank to monitor development of online financial services
China's central bank will closely monitor the development of Internet financial services to ensure companies do not cross any legal red lines, a senior central bank official said on Thursday.
Man extradited to Tenn. on child porn charges
A man was returned to Nashville to face charges relating to child pornography on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Grayson News Gazette
Wood River man gets 10 years for ch...
Charlie M. Jarrett, 71, of Wood River, was sentenced Wednesday in US District Court to 10 years in prison for distribution and possession of child pornography, US attorney Stephen R. Wigginton said in a press release.
Dallas Morning News
Garland man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography
In 2012, Garland police worked undercover to identify a computer that was sharing child pornography using peer-to-peer programs and the Internet.
All Things Digital
Same Sh*t, Different Screen: The Disruption Myth and Digital TV
Silicon Valley loves nothing more than a little disruption, and the disrupt du jour is in the TV industry.
Knight Foundation's "civic tech" data visualization project reveals surge of startup activity
You might not have heard of "civic tech," but chances are it has affected your community and its influence will only increase over time.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Finextra Research news
UK govt to allow P2P returns within Isas - Telegraph
The UK government is preparing to allow the inclusion of peer-to-peer lending within Isas, giving investors a tax-free return on their investments, according to the Telegraph.
Bits and Bob [analysis of Bitcoin]
MILTON FRIEDMAN famously called for the abolition of the Federal Reserve, which he thought ought to be replaced by an automated system which would increase the money supply at a steady, predetermined rate.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fast Ways to Send Cash
Need to get money to a friend or family member? A peer-to-peer payment service can help.
Northern Virginia Daily
Front Royal man faces five child pornography counts
A local man was indicted Monday in Warren County Circuit Court on five counts of possessing child pornography with intent to sell or reproduce it.
Judge: MPAA can't call Hotfile founders "pirates" or "thieves" at trial
In years past, the Motion Picture Association of America has had success in shutting down peer-to-peer file-sharing sites like Napster, Grokster Kazaa, and recently, Isohunt.
Rocket Internet's latest venture Lendico is a P2P lending clone
The notorious Berlin-based incubator has launched a peer-to-peer lending platform called Lendico that connects borrowers with lenders.
ABOUT a decade ago, the debate between two operating systems, the Mac OSX and Windows ensued.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Former SUU college football player takes plea deal in child porn case
A former Southern Utah University football player was sentenced to probation after he pleaded no contest to allegations that he had child pornography on his laptop.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Lady Gaga to offer fans behind scenes access to 'Do What U Want' video
Lady Gaga has partnered with BitTorrent to offer fans behind the scenes footage from the making of her latest music video, as well as other exclusive content.