5 hrs ago
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.
9 hrs ago
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."
13 hrs ago
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.
23 hrs ago
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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".
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.