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News on P2P continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | CIO

Meet Tox, an Open, Privacy-Focused Skype Replacement

The website 4Chan is infamous for birthing Anonymous-and more recently the major alleged iCloud hack that exposed the private photos of several celebrities.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Reddit

5 hrs ago | The Red Ferret Journal

Tox - a new kind of secure instant messaging to replace Skype

Ever since we heard that a bunch of developers were setting out to create a new secure type of Skype chat product, which couldn't be broken into or suffer from government or 3rd party eavesdropping, we have been keeping an eye on it.

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Related Topix: Skype, Science / Technology

8 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Rightscorp Closes Over 100,000 Cases of Copyright Infringement to Date

Company Increases Total Cases Closed By Over 33% Within 3 Months; Comes on the Heels of Recently Reporting 377% Increase in Year-Over-Year Quarterly Revenue Growth /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp , the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property , announced today that it has closed over 100,000 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Science / Technology, DMCA News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Monitor

Peer-to-peer lending could be a good investment choice

Like most entrepreneurs, I'm a risk-taker. It took guts to quit my day job to start my own business.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets, Lending Club

The Age

Markets Live: RBA decision looms

Shares are set for a cautious with Wall St closed overnight ahead the RBA's cash rate decision and as the iron ore price nears five-year lows.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Science / Technology

Finextra Research news

Helping through your handset: M-Changa

Says M-Changa CTO, David Mark. In our hour-long interview he goes on to ask me, 'Who's used the unique position of Kenya, where 70% of the people have access to mobile money?' For David and co-founding CEO, Kyai Mullei - it is, without a shred of doubt, their fundraising platform M-Changa which can take advantage of Kenya's success story.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sydney Morning Herald

Customers get credit rating power

Borrowers will be able to access their credit scores free from Tuesday on a new website backed by peer-to-peer lender SocietyOne, putting banks on the backfoot by encouraging high-credit-quality customers to negotiate lower interest rates on their loans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mail & Guardian

New P2P lending platform gives SMEs a boost

The evolution of peer-to-peer lending platforms has given small businesses another way to access financing despite renewed lending scrutiny.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance

Wired

Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft

The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asbury Park Press

East Brunswick man admits distributing child pornography onlineEast...

East Brunswick man admits distributing child pornography online Federal prosecutors say a central New Jersey man has admitted sharing numerous images of child sexual abuse online.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

Mobile is where millennials put their money

According to the Boston Globe , millennials are throwing out their checkbooks and cash and opting for mobile payment options via apps on their smartphones.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venmo

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

New lender to tackle banks

He is about to press the go button on Harmoney, the country's first peer-to-peer lender, challenging the banks for a slice of the "prime" personal loan market.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Daily Herald

'Orange Is the New Black' is the second-most pirated TV show in the world

"Orange Is the New Black," Netflix's hit series about a women's prison, was the second-most-pirated TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a data service that tracks online piracy.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Prison, Online Music, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Police Officer Will Not Be Charged In Killing Of Napster Executive

Los Angeles sheriff's deputy Andrew Wood will not be charged for fatally running over former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. in his patrol car while the officer was typing a message into his computer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Napster, Calabasas, CA, Science / Technology

Finextra Research news

Peer-to-Peer or Promise-to-Pass -away-?

I am a strong believer in the Peer-to-Peer concept and business models. However I see an indiscriminate use of the "P2P" term for all sorts of solutions and offerings, with very little relation to the true objectives of P2P: extended reach; visibility; self-controlling; dis-intermediation; increased responsibility; setting higher expectations; ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Milford man pleads guilty to child porn

Because of that plea, he will skip a trial and move on to sentencing, which will likely be in October.

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Related Topix: Prison, Science / Technology

Courier News

E. Brunswick man admits distributing child porn imagesE. Brunswick...

E. Brunswick man admits distributing child porn images Armia Alber shared images of child sexual abuse from his home computer.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Science / Technology

SOA World Magazine

@ThingsExpo | #WebRTC Intersects With Internet of Things

Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

WDJT

West Allis school bus driver charged with possession of child pornography

A West Allis school bus driver is accused of downloading child pornography to the laptop computer located in his family's home.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI, Science / Technology

Silicon Alley Insider

the Peer-to-Peer Payments Report: The Exploding Market For Smartphone Apps That Transfer Money

The opportunity is huge. Globally, the market for peer-to-peer transfers and remittances is worth well over $1 trillion.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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