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5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

'Orange Is the New Black' is the second-most pirated TV show in the world

"Orange Is the New Black," Netflix's hit series about a women's prison, was the second-most-pirated TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a data service that tracks online piracy.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Prison, Online Music, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Police Officer Will Not Be Charged In Killing Of Napster Executive

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy Andrew Wood will not be charged for fatally running over former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. in his patrol car while the officer was typing a message into his computer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Napster, Calabasas, CA, Science / Technology

Finextra Research news

Peer-to-Peer or Promise-to-Pass -away-?

I am a strong believer in the Peer-to-Peer concept and business models. However I see an indiscriminate use of the "P2P" term for all sorts of solutions and offerings, with very little relation to the true objectives of P2P: extended reach; visibility; self-controlling; dis-intermediation; increased responsibility; setting higher expectations; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Milford man pleads guilty to child porn

Because of that plea, he will skip a trial and move on to sentencing, which will likely be in October.

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Related Topix: Prison, Science / Technology

Courier News

E. Brunswick man admits distributing child porn imagesE. Brunswick...

E. Brunswick man admits distributing child porn images Armia Alber shared images of child sexual abuse from his home computer.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Science / Technology

SOA World Magazine

@ThingsExpo | #WebRTC Intersects With Internet of Things

Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model.

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

WDJT

West Allis school bus driver charged with possession of child pornography

A West Allis school bus driver is accused of downloading child pornography to the laptop computer located in his family's home.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Science / Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

the Peer-to-Peer Payments Report: The Exploding Market For Smartphone Apps That Transfer Money

The opportunity is huge. Globally, the market for peer-to-peer transfers and remittances is worth well over $1 trillion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Globe and Mail

Online peer-to-peer banker LendingClub files for IPO

Renaud Laplanche, the chief executive of Lending Club, at the peer-to-peer lender's office in Redwood City, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Lending Club, San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Configuration of Nfc Routers...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present disclosure generally relates to near-field communication systems and, more specifically, to the configuration of near-field communication devices for P2P transmissions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Courier

Former Ballarat school staffer caught with 15,000 child porn images

A BALLARAT father and former employee of a local secondary school, caught with almost 15,000 child pornography images, mostly of young boys, also discussed grooming tactics with other online predators, a court has heard.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Science / Technology

jdsupra.com

Old Wine in New Bottles: The Emergence of the P2P Small Business Lending Securitizations

This last year has seen an uptick in activity in the peer to peer commercial loan market in the U.S., which, broadly speaking, includes loans made by non-traditional financing sources to small businesses .

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

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Online peer-to-peer banker LendingClub files for IPO

LendingClub Corp, the world's largest online marketplace directly connecting borrowers and investors, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock.

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

Hispanic Business

Peer-to-peer lending can help you to save for retirement

Some are using peer-to-peer investments for a steady income stream when in retirement Source: Zopa THE PEER-to-peer lending industry is booming.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

WFMZ

Mario Dos Santos Perez wanted for sexual abuse of children

A 26-year-old Stroudsburg man, Mario Dos Santos Perez, is expected to answer charges for knowingly accessing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

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Related Topix: Stroudsburg, PA, Science / Technology, Palmerton, PA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CiteULike

A Peer-to-Peer Framework for Supporting MapReduce Applications in Dynamic Cloud Environments

MapReduce is a programming model widely used in Cloud computing environments for processing large data sets in a highly parallel way.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Strategic Insight of the Global Carsharing Market

The study offers a strategic insight into the global traditional carsharing market, with snapshots of the emerging segments of corporate and peer-to-peer carsharing.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

PC World

Three ways to use BitTorrent Sync to share your files without the cloud

On Tuesday, BitTorrent launched Sync 1.4, a brand new version of its peer-to-peer file syncing app that makes sharing folders with others a breeze.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Google, Startups

Digital Trends

BitTorrent adds link-based sharing and security features to Sync file sharing app

BitTorrent just announced that it is adding the ability to share your content using links to its peer-to-peer Sync file sharing service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sat Aug 23, 2014

CNN

Ice Bucket Challenge is not a gimmick

Jimmy Fallon, host of "The Tonight Show," and members of his house band, The Roots, took the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Classical, Opinion

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