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33 min ago | Seeking Alpha

Xiaomi Eyes Finance, Phoenix Tries News Feeds

A couple of smaller deals are in the headlines today, with smartphone sensation Xiaomi dipping its toe into the financial services market and online news portal Phoenix New Media eying the news feed business. Both deals are relatively small in terms of size, but each provides some interesting insight on the thinking at these 2 different companies in the tech and new media space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Baidu

4 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

Banks shouldn't fear peer to peer marketplace lending - community blog from Tim Simon

Europe's mobile banking industry is exploding: Forrester predicted that banking on a smartphone will grow from 42 million users in 2013 to 99 million in 2018 and tablet banking will grow from 19 million users in 2013 to 115 million users in 2018. Banks are both driving and reacting to this demand with their own apps, with mixed success.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | Richard Jones' Stuff

PyBencoder3 added to PyPI

Bencode is the encoding used by the peer-to-peer file sharing system BitTorrent for storing and transmitting loosely structured data. Encoding is very easy to do.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

15 hrs ago | Investopedia

Make Money Fast From The New 'Sharing Economy'

Do you like to share? Are you comfortable lending a neighbor your hedge clippers, a friend your pickup truck to move furniture or a coworker your spare room for his visiting cousin? If that's you, you're going to love the new sharing economy. Some people believe that it will do to consumer behavior what the iPad did to the world's computing habits.

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Related Topix: eBay, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Computer Science, Science, Science / Technology

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Java Developer's Journal

@ThingsExpo | Convergence of #WebRTC and the 'Internet of Things'

"From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for WebRTC, real time calls and messaging," says Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestar. Ivelin will be one of the featured speakers at our @WebRTCSummit, to be held Nov 4-5 as part of the overall @CloudExpo @ThingsExpo conference and exhibition Nov 4-6, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Science / Technology

Stuff.co.nz

Game on for banking disruptors

Banks will surrender parts of their businesses to a new breed of competitors that cheaply match up borrowers and lenders online, wealthy American investor Charles Moldow believes. Moldow is one of a group of American venture capitalists who are investing and advising half a dozen "peer-to-peer" lending platforms around the world, including Auckland's Harmoney, betting they will revolutionise the lending industry.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fri Sep 12, 2014

ProgrammableWeb.com

Payment Security, Authentication Key Concern for Apple Watch Users

A few days ago, Apple made several big announcements including the upcoming launch of the company's new contactless payment technology Apple Pay in October, the US release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 19 , and the unveiling of the brand new Apple Watch which will be available in early 2015. Both Apple iPhone 6 and Apple Watch will allow users to make purchases using Apple Pay.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Science / Technology

Digital Post Production

Younity, "Best of CTIA" Winner, Unveils the Addition of Private Group ...

Users of the service have always been able to privately and securely share files with one another via a P2P cloud, but the addition of private group chat now enables enhanced social interaction over content shared with the service. younity, 2014 CTIA Startup Lab "Innovation" Finalist and "Best of CTIA" winner, unveiled the new feature at CTIA's Super Mobility Week.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook

jdsupra.com

Cybersecurity Litigation Monthly Newsletter

LabMD, the embattled cancer detection laboratory, fully briefed its appeal to the Eleventh Circuit, congressional inquiry into the FTC's data security enforcement actions continued, and LabMD sought sanctions against the FTC in the ongoing administrative proceedings. As we discussed in July , Tiversa, a "cyber-intelligence" company, notified the FTC in 2009 that a file containing the personal information of about 9,300 LabMD patients was available on a peer-to-peer file sharing network.

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Related Topix: Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Science / Technology, Privacy, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Forbes.com

Britain's P2P Lenders Break Through The A 2bn Barrier

I've been a financial journalist for more than 20 years: I've written for most of the national newspapers in the UK on topics related to business, economics, finance, property, investment, personal finance and entrepreneurship. I've held staff jobs at newspapers including The Observer, the Daily and Sunday Express and, most recently, The Independent, where I spent several years as Business Editor managing the newspaper's business coverage.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Journalism, Small Business, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Exhilway Global Invests In IndiDebt.com

The platform expected to go live next month will enable companies to raise INR 10-100 Mn lending, IndiDebt.com will cater to a maximum of 5 clients per year, irrespective of their business sector and ticket size. The Asian arm of Exhilway Global will also launch an alternative trading platform called ExhilwayLink.com , inviting investors and the companies from around the globe.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Sep 11, 2014

9Down.Com

Virtual DJ Pro v8.0.1957 Multilingual-MPT + Content

P2P group has released the newest build of "Virtual DJ Pro". Might be a great starting point to build up your career, as it helps you create amazing mixes and tunes to astonish your audience.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Method and System of...

Furthermore, the present invention relates to a system of performing such a money transfer over a network. "Today person-to-person money transfer using prepaid or Stored Value Account platforms allows 'instant' money transfer between Stored Value Account holders within the same system or within different systems when these are integrated and SVA holder information can be exchanged.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Hispanic Business

spika to Launch ShareON Soon: a Mobile App That Can Share Big Files in a Snap

While at a friend's birthday party, have you ever tried shooting a video with a smart phone and sending it to friends? This is definitely not an easy task when you end up with a huge video file in hand. With ShareON , an exciting new free app being launched next month from spika, you can share videos over 10GB in seconds, as well as being able to share photos regardless of the number and the size.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Ars Technica

BitTorrent to ISPs: Pay us and our users to stay in the "slow lane"

BitTorrent, Inc. CEO Eric Klinker doesn't want Internet service providers to charge Web services for prioritized access to consumers-" fast lanes " as described in the debate over proposed network neutrality regulations. Instead, Klinker is suggesting the opposite: that ISPs should pay companies and users to remain in a "slow lane."

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, BitTorrent, Startups, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution

A successful IPO could act as a catalyst and benchmark for other P2P institutions to pursue IPOs in order to raise capital and/or for investors to monetize their P2P investments. Publicly traded shares could also serve as a currency for acquisitions for industry consolidation or product/geographic expansion purposes.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Patent Application Titled 'System and Method for Developing and Using ...

Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "In recent years, networks and interconnectivity of individuals, groups, and organizations has taken hold. The Internet connects the world by joining billions of connected nodes that represent various entities.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science, Computer Science

South China Morning Post

Xiaomi eyes finance, Phoenix tries news feeds

Xiaomi's new investment in a P2P platform reflects its interest in online finance, while Phoenix's investment in a customized news feed app looks like a smart move into a hot new area for online news. Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters writing about Chinese companies.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Blog News, Baidu

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Freshnews

Asynchrony Launches 'Krypdox' Ultra-Secure Mobile File Distribution Solution for Enterprises

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asynchrony, a division of Schafer, is happy to announce the release of Krypdox, an enterprise wide, ultra-secure mobile file distribution solution.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Computer Security

Kansas City InfoZine

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Child Porn

On Feb. 7, 2014, Scott pleaded guilty to attempting to distribute child pornography over the Internet and to possessing child pornography. Scott admitted that he possessed child pornography on his computers, which he shared over the Internet through a peer-to-peer file-sharing program.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Federal Prisons, Prison, Science / Technology

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