2 hrs ago
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.
7 hrs ago
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.
Adobe's Secure Real-Time Media Flow Protocol
"This memo describes Adobe's Secure Real-Time Media Flow Protocol , an endpoint-to-endpoint communication protocol designed to securely transport parallel flows of real-time video, audio, and data messages, as well as bulk data, over IP networks.
Would your marriage survive the porn chat?
This is one conversation that should never happen. How do you build up to it? With a bottle of wine and a small bunch of flowers? "Darling, I've given this great thought, and I'd like our house to be listed on the Government's filth register as 'a bit smutty' - is that OK?" Even though most porn is made by consenting adults for consumption by ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Lie That Fuels The Music Industry's Paranoia
We've heard it for a decade now. "We're losing more than half our music sales thanks to digital piracy," proclaims the music industrial complex.
Peer to Peer Reaching the Browser through WebRTC
WebRTC promises to deliver computer to computer communications with minimal reliance on central servers to manage the conversation.
eBay's PayPal Pushes Further in Mobile Payments by Acquiring Braintree
Braintree's developer support program and customer base will strengthen PayPal's payment solutions and make them more attractive to merchants and consumers, especially in mobile payments.
All About Jazz
ArtistShare: A Record Label for the Digital Age
In the information age, as technology is transforming the way we share ideas, the creative artist seems to be in a dangerous situation.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
PBOC to set up P2P custodians to prevent fraud
The People's Bank of China plans to introduce third-party custodians into peer-to-peer lending, after numerous cases of fraud emerged last year connected with this emerging mode of financing.
BitTorrent's ongoing bid for legitimacy: Making-of Lady Gaga's...
Just in time for the holiday season, pop star Lady Gaga has partnered with BitTorrent, Inc., and Vice Magazine to release a special treat for her fans: behind the scenes video from her recent album, Artpop.
Tulsa Man Surrenders To Deputies On Child Pornography Charges
A Tulsa man wanted on three child pornography charges is behind bars after he turned himself to sheriff's deputies at the Tulsa County jail early Tuesday.