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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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

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)


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

Sat Jul 26, 2014


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.


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.


Related Topix: Easley, SC, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014


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 .


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.


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.


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


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

Check out this article! As far as websites go, the Pirate Bay is nothing to gawk at.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

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 Kevin Davis, 24, of Memphis, was sentenced to 151 months in federal prison ... (more)


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.


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Silicon Alley Insider

We Got Some Dirt On The Secret Payment Feature Snapchat Is Building

Snapchat is a popular mobile social network with more than 80 million active users sending disappearing photo and video messages to each other.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Social Software, Startups, Facebook


Vuze Bittorrent Client Seeking Beta Testers For New Product Release

Vuze, an open-source, bittorrent software client provider, is looking for beta testers for its newest product, Vuze Leap.


Related Topix: Vuze, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Frost & Sullivan: High Levels of Mobile Penetration Relative to...

In contrast, mobile penetration rates are impressively high, even crossing 100 percent in some countries.


Related Topix: Consulting, Frost and Sullivan, Science / Technology, Marketing

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Lee man gets probation for possession of child porn

Michael Cahalan, 44, was arrested in February 2013 after members of the state police executed a search warrant at his home of and found videos involving preteen boys and girls in sexual conduct, according to Second Assistant Berkshire District Attorney Robert W. Kinzer III.


Related Topix: Pittsfield, MA, Science / Technology

Gilmer Mirror

Tips for P2P Investors

After the economy crashed in December 2007, nascent online peer-to-peer lending platforms quickly grew.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, IRA, Personal Finance


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