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  1. Microsoft Moves Skype to the CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    By transitioning Skype from a peer-to-peer architecture to a cloud-based one, Microsoft aims to enable the messaging and file-sharing service to better keep up with changing technologies and user habits. While the move hasn't been completed yet, changes made so far have already helped support a number of new features on Skype, including The transition to the cloud will help make the service more mobile-friendly and effective across platforms, Gurdeep Pall, corporate vice president of Microsoft Skype and Skype for Business, said in a blog post today.

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  2. United States of America v. Jefferson SanchezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FindLaw

    Law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at Jefferson Sanchez's residence after determining that someone there was using a peer-to-peer file-sharing program to access and share child pornography. During the search, the officers discovered a laptop with the Ares file-sharing program and child pornography videos on it.

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  3. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | InformationWeek

    I am FAR from a Lessig-worshipping, "copyleft," anti-IP activist. But in my opinion, the DMCA has really screwed things up and taken them too far, for the reasons here stated in the article.

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  4. P2P exodus from Shanghai city centre leaving huge glut in office spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Shanghai will see a surge in empty office space over the next 18 months, as a large number of peer-to-peer lenders exit the market, pushingvacancy levels to new peaks, according to leading property agents. "The widespread retreat by P2P lending sector tenants has pushed up vacancy rates," said Cary Zheng, senior director at estate agency at Savills Shanghai Commercial.

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  5. Microsoft Moves Skype to the CloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsFactor

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  6. PayPal breaks new company recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... current trends in the payments space. The firm has a wide variety of consumer offerings, including several peer-to-peer (P2P) payment offerings, a buy button, and a remittance platform. Even more, all of these services are mobile-friendly, and many ...

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  7. Harmoney generates $8.6m of revenue in first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBR Newsroom

    ... 31, compared to a loss of $6.3 million in seven months through March 31, 2015, its financial statements show. Since the P2P platform was launched two years ago, it has generated $10.5 million of revenue for brokering $275 million of lending to ...

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  8. The Sky(pe) is falling! Skype moves to the cloud, but what about security?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Macworld

    Skype is moving to the cloud from its previous peer-to-peer (P2P) approach, and the sky is falling! Ok, not quite. It's not a revolutionary move, given changes Microsoft already made in Skype's infrastructure in 2012 after its acquisition of the ...

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  9. Reaching escape velocity for P2P paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Finextra Research news

    The Peer to Peer (P2P) payments space is accelerating in the Fintech age. More and more companies are addressing the consumers' problems from multiple angles. 1. First, there are the traditional payment firms that are focused on tapping into a ...

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  10. You mean the fact that theyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Brad Ideas

    ... and also changed to a more long-term rental model. Our SU students who started Getaround.com are still going with pure P2P though. The counter force comes from people who are paying way more than they should for car ownership who thus have "spare" ...

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  11. China has a boom in - get rich quick' schemes, instead of the economic reform it needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | South China Morning Post

    ... at the upside, shady or even unlawful practices have been overlooked, leading to huge losses for the credulous masses. P2P is the latest example of the true nature of China's bubbles. They are about robbing the masses to enrich the few A well-known ...

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  12. The Feds Brought Down the World's Biggest File-Sharing SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Yahoo!

    Until his arrest this week, Artem Vaulin was a pirating kingpin. The 30-year-old Ukrainian's website, KickassTorrents, was the world's most popular illegal file-sharing site.

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  13. Tesla's Master plan -- some expected, some strangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Brad Ideas

    ... and also changed to a more long-term rental model. Our SU students who started Getaround.com are still going with pure P2P though. The counter force comes from people who are paying way more than they should for car ownership who thus have "spare" ...

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  14. Diana Clement: Tech could turn insurance upside downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... agree to support each other financially without needing the services of traditional insurance companies. Peer to peer (P2P) insurance cover is another threat for the industry and potential boon for consumers. Actuary Chris Logan, who runs the ...

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  15. Edgewater man downloaded, shared child porn, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Jersey Journal

    EDGEWATER - A 61-year-old man was arrested Thursday after a search of his home revealed images of child exploitation and child pornography, according to Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal. Alredo Vincente of River Road is accused of using the internet to distribute and acquire images and videos of child pornography via a file-sharing program, the prosecutor said.

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  16. These 14 Top Companies Are Creating an Ecash WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Fox News

    ... You may not have to imagine this scenario much longer because the ecash world is already taking shape with peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and online payments through various apps, platforms and tools. A recent Business Insider Intelligence report ...

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  17. The KickassTorrents Case Could Be HugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Wired

    It was a legal iTunes purchase that helped the feds nab Artem Vaulin, the alleged proprietor of KickassTorrents , the world's biggest purveyor of illegal torrent files. The irony is almost too much to bear pointing out.

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  18. KickAssTorrents goes down forever, but clones are rising fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Indian Express

    A little over 24-hours ago, KickAssTorrents was brought down by the US Justice Department following the arrest of Artem Vaulim, the man behind the popular torrent website. Many mourned the loss of their favourite website, but as fate would have it, cloned versions of the website are cropping up, and fast.

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  19. Ex-Citibanker Launching Online P2P marketplace in India after a succesful launch in Hong KongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | PR-inside.com

    ... the consultation on peer-to-peer lending. This consultation paper has already laid down basic regulatory framework for P2P Lending." He also added, "P2P lending will play a significant role in addressing the above credit gap and financial "credit" ...

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  20. Bayonne man charged after sharing child porn with cop, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Jersey Journal

    A 68-year-old Bayonne man has been charged with possessing child pornography and making it available to others over the internet. Antonio Delapa, of the 100 block of West 20th Street, is charged with possession of videos depicting prepubescent girls engaged in prohibited sexual acts or the simulation of such acts, the criminal complaint says.

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