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5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Wire

BitFury Capital Makes First Investment into the Bitcoin Ecosystem

The deal is a milestone for BitFury Capital, which was founded in July 2014 to drive Bitcoin ecosystem growth through strategic partnerships and business opportunities.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Credit.com

New Student Loan Models Attract Borrowers & Investors

So-called alternative financing sources for student loans have been popping up all over the place.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Marketing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mobile Marketer

Texting lives on, despite rise of OTT: experts

SMS messaging, a fixture of mobile marketing for years, is expected to remain a viable channel for the foreseeable future, notwithstanding the growing popularity of over-the-top messaging applications such as WhatsApp.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Bellevue, WA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Peer-To-Peer Communication Session Monitoring

Certain types of communication sessions are difficult to control and can lead to inappropriate or illegal use.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Digital Game Developer

Tru Optik Report Shows Media Enterprises Leave Billions on the Table

Tru Optik , a big data start-up that empowers enterprises with the leading indicators and insight needed to better identify and monetize audience and consumer demand, today announced the release of their Digital Media Unmonetized Demand and Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Report .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Switched

Net Blocking: A Problem in Need of a Solution

The principle that protects free speech and innovation online is irrelevant, they claim, as blocking has never, ever happened.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, VoIP, Science / Technology, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

GigaOM

Netflix's Orange is the New Black got pirated more than 60 million times

Netflix's prison drama Orange is the New Black is resonating with file sharers worldwide, but the streaming company is still trailing traditional broadcasters when it comes to piracy levels.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Adweek

Peer-to-Peer Digital Banks Are Lending Billions of Dollars

A recent Fitch Ratings report shows that the peer-to-peer digital banking space has become a billion-dollar industry and is growing fast.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, The Economist Group

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Day

East Lyme father and son plead guilty to child porn charges

Brian Faford, 25, and Donald Faford, 57, both of 47 Charter Oak Drive, pleaded guilty this morning in New London Superior Court to third-degree possession of child pornography, a crime that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of one year in prison.

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Related Topix: East Lyme, CT, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Journal and Courier

Lafayette man sentenced for child exploitation

Lafayette man sentenced for child exploitation Anthony Bryant pleaded guilty in July to one Class C felony.

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

Switched

Upstart's P2P Lending Platform Aims at Young Borrowers

For would-be borrowers with little credit history, getting a loan can be a nightmare.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Google, Startups

Forbes.com

Upstart's P2P Lending Platform Aims At Young Borrowers

For would-be borrowers with little credit history, getting a loan can be a nightmare.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Google, Startups

Richard Jones' Stuff

iblocklist2ipset added to PyPI

All it does, it converts lists from P2P format to the format compatible with ``ipset restore``.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, DMCA News, Piracy News

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