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12 hrs ago | MoneyWeek

The death of the middleman could restore trust in the financial industry

Will we ever trust the financial industry? The obvious answer is that we will not.

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16 hrs ago | Business News

Napster exec says labels 'short-sighted' for creating YouTube's music power

Just not a legal one. The peer-to-peer music downloads company was sued and shut down by labels in 2000, after a brief but intense period of popularity.

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Related Topix: Online Music, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Waukesha

man accused of possessing a large amount of child pornography

A 31-year-old Waukesha man - allegedly caught with thousands of videos and pictures of child pornography, some featuring kids possibly as young as 3 years old - claimed he was "relieved" when officers arrested him.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Science / Technology, Waukesha County, WI

Hispanic Business

Big Rock Labs Announces Successful Dual Listing on the Frankfurt...

The Company's trading symbol on FSE is "BR1" and the stock identification number is "A116BN".

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, Yelp, iPhone, Social Software, Marketing, Science / Technology

CNN

Investors help the rich pay off student loans

Have a law degree from Harvard or MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg? Wall Street may want to buy your student debt.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, New York University, Financial Markets

Finextra Research news

RateSetter names ex-First Direct CEO Alan Hughes non-exec chairman

RateSetter, the UK's largest peer-to-peer lender by monthly volume, today announced that Alan Hughes will become the company's first Non-Executive Chairman.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

From 2015, Online Piracy Will No Longer Be a Criminal Offence in the UK

For the past decade online piracy has been a hot topic in the UK. With torrent websites such as the Pirate Bay and P2P networks such as Limewire making it relatively easy to download music, movies and games for free, it was always going to represent a massive problem for content producers; it is estimated [] Eric's field of interest includes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Townhall

Torpedoing P2P?

We're on the verge of a revolution in mass transit, but city, local and state governments - who in theory are "supposed" to be on the advance guard of progress in this realm - are mostly behind the curve.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Opinion

Easley Progress

Easley man pleads guilty to possessing child porn9:11 am

James A. Newton, 54, of Easley, pleaded guilty last Wednesday in federal court in Anderson to possession of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Easley, SC, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CiteULike

Certified Bitcoins

In Applied Cryptography and Network Security, Vol. 8479 , pp. 80-96, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07536-5_6 Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system that uses a distributed timestamp service to record transactions in a public ledger .

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

There's A Massive Opportunity In Peer-To-Peer Payments - Here's Why They Could Be Such Big Business

Venmo's growth shows what kind of opportunity exists in the P2P payment space. It's expected to process more than $1 billion annually.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venmo

The York Daily Record

Dover man caught with child pornography

A child-predator task force comprised of federal, state and local law enforcement arrested a 22-year-old Dover man inside his home this week after finding him in possession of hundreds of child pornographic images and videos, police said.

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Related Topix: Dover, PA, York County, PA, Science / Technology

VentureBeat

Pirate Bay launches Mobile Bay so you can browse torrents via smartphone

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/24/pirate-bay-launches-mobile-bay-so-you-can-browse-torrents-via-smartphone/ As far as websites go, the Pirate Bay is nothing to gawk at.

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The Jackson Sun

Memphis man sentenced to 12 years for child pornographyMemphis man...

Memphis man sentenced to 12 years for child pornography Kevin Davis, 24, of Memphis, was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison today Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/crime/2014/07/24/man-sentenced-child-pornography/13118689/ Kevin Davis, 24, of Memphis, was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

This Republican wants to keep the FTC from regulating data security

House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa thinks the Federal Trade Commission shouldn't be allowed to sue companies for breaches of customer data using its main legal authority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Science / Technology

O'Reilly Radar

Four short links: 24 July 2014

Neglected Machine Learning Ideas - Perhaps my list is a "send me review articles and book suggestions" cry for help, but perhaps it is useful to others as an overview of neat things.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Teacher facing child porn charges in court today

A Volusia County teacher and former youth pastor accused of having thousands of child pornography images - including some he produced - is slated to make an appearance in Orlando federal court this morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Science / Technology

Daily Mail

Are debt investment trusts the answer to beating low interest rates?

Several investment trusts have launched in recent years to take advantage of the yields generated from debt such as loans and mortgages.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ars Technica

Porn studio sues immigrant who has "no idea how BitTorrent works," wins big

A defendant accused of illegally downloading porn on BitTorrent argued it was like having a pirated CD slipped in his bag on the way out of the store.

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TMCnet

Faster than the Future in the 100G Era

As we enter the 100 Gbps era, producers of network management and security applications will need to address numerous analysis challenges in order stay ahead of the data growth curve.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

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