2 hrs ago
Emmy wins lead to piracy surge
According to findings from CEG TEK International, a provider of in-depth business intelligence and comprehensive anti-piracy solutions, piracy rates for five Emmy-winning shows surged over 340 per cent within a day of the broadcast.
6 hrs ago
McDonald's and Uber: Too Much Control Over Employees
There have been some seismic movements of late in the labor and employment field.
11 hrs ago
Meet Tox, an Open, Privacy-Focused Skype Replacement
The website 4Chan is infamous for birthing Anonymous-and more recently the major alleged iCloud hack that exposed the private photos of several celebrities.
13 hrs ago
The Red Ferret Journal
Tox - a new kind of secure instant messaging to replace Skype
Ever since we heard that a bunch of developers were setting out to create a new secure type of Skype chat product, which couldn't be broken into or suffer from government or 3rd party eavesdropping, we have been keeping an eye on it.
17 hrs ago
Digital Game Developer
Rightscorp Closes Over 100,000 Cases of Copyright Infringement to Date
Company Increases Total Cases Closed By Over 33% Within 3 Months; Comes on the Heels of Recently Reporting 377% Increase in Year-Over-Year Quarterly Revenue Growth /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp , the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property , announced today that it has closed over 100,000 ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Peer-to-peer lending could be a good investment choice
Like most entrepreneurs, I'm a risk-taker. It took guts to quit my day job to start my own business.
Markets Live: RBA decision looms
Shares are set for a cautious with Wall St closed overnight ahead the RBA's cash rate decision and as the iron ore price nears five-year lows.
Finextra Research news
Helping through your handset: M-Changa
Says M-Changa CTO, David Mark. In our hour-long interview he goes on to ask me, 'Who's used the unique position of Kenya, where 70% of the people have access to mobile money?' For David and co-founding CEO, Kyai Mullei - it is, without a shred of doubt, their fundraising platform M-Changa which can take advantage of Kenya's success story.
Sydney Morning Herald
Customers get credit rating power
Borrowers will be able to access their credit scores free from Tuesday on a new website backed by peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne, putting banks on the backfoot by encouraging high-credit-quality customers to negotiate lower interest rates on their loans.
Mail & Guardian
New P2P lending platform gives SMEs a boost
The evolution of peer-to-peer lending platforms has given small businesses another way to access financing despite renewed lending scrutiny.
Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft
The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Asbury Park Press
East Brunswick man admits distributing child pornography onlineEast...
East Brunswick man admits distributing child pornography online Federal prosecutors say a central New Jersey man has admitted sharing numerous images of child sexual abuse online.
Mobile is where millennials put their money
According to the Boston Globe , millennials are throwing out their checkbooks and cash and opting for mobile payment options via apps on their smartphones.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
New lender to tackle banks
He is about to press the go button on Harmoney, the country's first peer-to-peer lender, challenging the banks for a slice of the "prime" personal loan market.
'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.
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.
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)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.