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11 min ago | Tom's Hardware

BitTorrent Launches Closed Pre-Alpha Chat Service

On Wednesday, BitTorrent launched the closed pre-alpha version of Bleep, a "serverless" messaging and voice application based on BitTorrent's peer-to-peer technology.

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4 hrs ago | Library Journal

Taming a Wild Country | Peer to Peer Review

As my colleagues and I were preparing for our MOOC on Copyright for Educators and Librarians , which launched for the first time last week, the only resource that we wanted to use but could not successfully negotiate the permission for was Susan Bielstein's book about negotiating permissions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Chicago, Publishing, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

Bitcoin mining firm CoinTerra signs multi-megawatt datacentre deal

The datacentre provider will host CoinTerra's rapidly growing bitcoin-mining operations.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel, Science / Technology, CPU

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hackensack man distributed child pornography online, federal authorities say

Robert Miller, 65, was ordered held without bail after an appearance in Newark federal court June 30, 2014, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Makers of 'Dallas Buyers Club' sue 42 Hawaii residents for copyright...

Actor Matthew McConaughey won an Academy Award for best actor for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club."

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GigaOM

BitTorrent starts testing Bleep, its new P2P messaging platform

BitTorrent's new P2P chat app is dubbed Beep, and Windows users can now line up to become part of an invite-only test.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP

Hispanic Business

Heavy Reading Insider Updates on WebRTC

In a release, the Company noted that WebRTC: Get Ready for the Next Telecom Revolution provides a current view of the developing WebRTC environment, focusing on the nascent standard's likely impact on telecom network operators.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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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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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