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  1. BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AfterDawn.com

    In an effort to streamline their business and keep costs down, file sharing company BitTorrent Inc. has laid off around 40 of their 150 U.S.-based employees. BitTorrent will move most of its resources to its Sync cloud storage and P2P tech that was released last year.


  2. Japan's ISPs agree to ban P2P piratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2008 | ZDNet

    Four of Japan's largest Internet provider organizations have come to an agreement with copyright holders on how to tackle the illegal file trading on P2P networks. Comprised of about 1000 major and smaller Japanese Internet providers, the four organizations agreed to target flagrant copyright violators by first warning them and then banning them if their behavior doesn't change.


  3. BitTorrent Reportedly Sacked 40 Employees In The USRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Ubergizmo

    ... by the company to rather focus on streamlining and to work on Sync , which is a cloud storage system based on company's P2P file sharing system. Moreover, to clear the air about the lay offs, Bittorrent's PR issued a comment, that stated, "We've ...


  4. Who's to Blame for the Derisking Debacle? Weekly WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | American Banker

    Derisking Dilemma: In the wake of regulatory pressure to identify customers likely to be engaged in illegal activities, some banks have responded by giving entire industries the boot. This week BankThink authors spilled a lot of digital ink debating the derisking phenomenon.


  5. BitTorrent reportedly laid off dozens of employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Engadget

    ... a string of peer-to-peer based products that never really went anywhere. I mean, do you remember Bleep , BitTorrent's P2P messaging app? No, of course you don't. BitTorrent reportedly made the cuts in order to streamline its business and focus on ...


  6. Akron man pleads guilty to downloading child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Cleveland.com

    Charles Mellinger, 84, pleaded to three second-degree felony counts of possessing child pornography. He also agreed to forfeit his computer and three hard drives seized from his home .


  7. BitTorrent Lays Off 40 EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Fast Company

    BitTorrent laid off 40 of its 150 employees on Thursday, a source told Fast Company . The cuts were made in an effort to streamline business and focus on a smaller suite of products, according to sources speaking to BuzzFeed .


  8. US Prepaid Wireless Market Analysis and Forecast 2013 - 2018 | Researchmoz.usRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Emailwire.com

    ... Next Generation Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Wireless: Developing Market Opportunities for P2P Direct Applications and Services : Standardization is on the horizon for LTE to operate in a peer-to-peer mode known as LTE Direct (LTE-D) that involves discovery ...


  9. Man who had 500,000 child porn images gets federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KRON 4

    A Southern California man who authorities say amassed one of the largest child pornography collections ever seized has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. The 62-year-old pipefitter was one of several men arrested four years ago during an investigation into a peer-to-peer file sharing network involving child porn.


  10. Investec Bank leads $84 mln funding in JimuboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | PE Hub

    ... , Ventech China and Magic Stone Alternative also participated in the funding round. Jimubox, a market-leading Chinese P2P lending platform based in Beijing, today announced that it has completed an $84 million Series C funding round, led by Investec ...


  11. P2P commercial property platform Proplend launches secondary marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Finextra Research news

    Peer to Peer Lending Platform Proplend who specialise in loans secured against UK commercial property have launched a secondary market, the Proplend Loan Exchange , where Active Loans listed on their platform can be immediately bought and sold. Brian Bartaby, CEO & Founder commented: "The market for P2P loans and investment is growing rapidly and we believe that the delivery of a Secondary Market is an important facility for our investors.


  12. School board ex-chief gets 14 years in child-porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily-Jeff.com

    A former school board president in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for having child pornography and obstructing official business. Officials say 53-year-old Steven Bittel had pleaded guilty last month to 19 charges including pandering obscenity involving a minor, and illegal use of a minor in nudity.


  13. No jail for child porn offenderRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Borders Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A university student who had some 50,000 indecent images of children on a computer at Fountainhall has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for two years.


  14. Beehive eyes expansion as P2P lending fuels SME growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AME Info

    As the Emirates' economy continues to grow, small and medium enterprises account for more than 90 per cent of all businesses in the country. So there is nothing surprising if Rick Pudner , chairman of Beehive Group, the UAE's first online P2P lending platform offering new funding alternatives for SMEs, is sure that his firm is set to go great guns.


  15. P2P Lending Site Funding Circle Raises $150M Led By DST At A $1B+ ValuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | TechCrunch

    ... Smava (which raised money today too ) being a just a handful of the others out there working specifically in the area of P2P loans. But it's because of this low awareness that Desai thinks the big competition for Funding Circle remains to be more ...


  16. Wi-Fi software security bug could leave Android, Windows, Linux open to attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Ars Technica

    ... Malinen wrote, is in how wpa_supplicant "uses SSID information parsed from management frames that create or update P2P peer entries" in the list of available networks. The vulnerability is similar in some ways to the Heartbleed vulnerability in that ...


  17. Shopify IPO: A Comparable Peer AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Seeking Alpha

    ... point-of-sale support. There are three main differences between Etsy and Shopify: Commerce service provider vs. a P2P marketplace: Shopify offers a platform to create a full e-commerce website, owned and maintained by the merchants for which Shopify ...


  18. HBO Going After 'Game of Thrones' Pirates With Nerf GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Forbes.com

    ... ie. back in 2010 where one judge ordered a young US resident to pay $1.5M in damages after she shared 24 songs on P2P network KaZaA. All of this isn't meant to encourage piracy of Game of Thrones or these leaked episodes specifically, even if the ...


  19. Lakewood man, former Akron resident, accused of downloading child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Cleveland.com

    Jeremy M. Falkenstein, 37, is charged with 10 felony child pornography counts, including five second-degree felonies. He posted 10 percent of a $5,000 bond set at his appearance Tuesday in Stow Municipal Court.


  20. The Ultimate List of All the Converters You'll Ever NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Lifehacker

    At least four times a day I convert something - dollars to euro, cm to inches or PDF files to PPT depending on what I'm going about. I figured out it would be nice to have all the tools I use listed and categorized in one place and so here's a list of different convertors to have you covered at all times! UniPDF - for converting PDF files to word.