3 hrs ago
China central bank to monitor development of online financial services
China's central bank will closely monitor the development of Internet financial services to ensure companies do not cross any legal red lines, a senior central bank official said on Thursday.
8 hrs ago
Man extradited to Tenn. on child porn charges
A man was returned to Nashville to face charges relating to child pornography on Wednesday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Grayson News Gazette
Wood River man gets 10 years for ch...
Charlie M. Jarrett, 71, of Wood River, was sentenced Wednesday in US District Court to 10 years in prison for distribution and possession of child pornography, US attorney Stephen R. Wigginton said in a press release.
Dallas Morning News
Garland man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing child pornography
In 2012, Garland police worked undercover to identify a computer that was sharing child pornography using peer-to-peer programs and the Internet.
All Things Digital
Same Sh*t, Different Screen: The Disruption Myth and Digital TV
Silicon Valley loves nothing more than a little disruption, and the disrupt du jour is in the TV industry.
Knight Foundation's "civic tech" data visualization project reveals surge of startup activity
You might not have heard of "civic tech," but chances are it has affected your community and its influence will only increase over time.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Finextra Research news
UK govt to allow P2P returns within Isas - Telegraph
The UK government is preparing to allow the inclusion of peer-to-peer lending within Isas, giving investors a tax-free return on their investments, according to the Telegraph.
Bits and Bob [analysis of Bitcoin]
MILTON FRIEDMAN famously called for the abolition of the Federal Reserve, which he thought ought to be replaced by an automated system which would increase the money supply at a steady, predetermined rate.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Fast Ways to Send Cash
Need to get money to a friend or family member? A peer-to-peer payment service can help.
Northern Virginia Daily
Front Royal man faces five child pornography counts
A local man was indicted Monday in Warren County Circuit Court on five counts of possessing child pornography with intent to sell or reproduce it.
Judge: MPAA can't call Hotfile founders "pirates" or "thieves" at trial
In years past, the Motion Picture Association of America has had success in shutting down peer-to-peer file-sharing sites like Napster, Grokster Kazaa, and recently, Isohunt.
Rocket Internet's latest venture Lendico is a P2P lending clone
The notorious Berlin-based incubator has launched a peer-to-peer lending platform called Lendico that connects borrowers with lenders.
ABOUT a decade ago, the debate between two operating systems, the Mac OSX and Windows ensued.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Former SUU college football player takes plea deal in child porn case
A former Southern Utah University football player was sentenced to probation after he pleaded no contest to allegations that he had child pornography on his laptop.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Lady Gaga to offer fans behind scenes access to 'Do What U Want' video
Lady Gaga has partnered with BitTorrent to offer fans behind the scenes footage from the making of her latest music video, as well as other exclusive content.
Adobe's Secure Real-Time Media Flow Protocol
"This memo describes Adobe's Secure Real-Time Media Flow Protocol , an endpoint-to-endpoint communication protocol designed to securely transport parallel flows of real-time video, audio, and data messages, as well as bulk data, over IP networks.
Would your marriage survive the porn chat?
This is one conversation that should never happen. How do you build up to it? With a bottle of wine and a small bunch of flowers? "Darling, I've given this great thought, and I'd like our house to be listed on the Government's filth register as 'a bit smutty' - is that OK?" Even though most porn is made by consenting adults for consumption by ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
The Lie That Fuels The Music Industry's Paranoia
We've heard it for a decade now. "We're losing more than half our music sales thanks to digital piracy," proclaims the music industrial complex.
Peer to Peer Reaching the Browser through WebRTC
WebRTC promises to deliver computer to computer communications with minimal reliance on central servers to manage the conversation.
eBay's PayPal Pushes Further in Mobile Payments by Acquiring Braintree
Braintree's developer support program and customer base will strengthen PayPal's payment solutions and make them more attractive to merchants and consumers, especially in mobile payments.