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  1. BBC: Audio streaming has taken over video in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | PR Newswire

    In the middle of 2016, audio streaming has taken over video in the US. With the rising popularity of online music streaming services, is music piracy still a problem? Online culture and lifestyle hub Provenance Magazine takes a look at the issue by conducting a survey and studying various data sources.

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  2. LocalCoin: An Ad-hoc Payment Scheme for Areas with High Connectivity: PosterRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... especially cryptocurrencies, has been continuously growing since the appearance of Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency protocol enabling transactions between individuals without the need of a trusted authority. Its network is ...

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  3. Venmo is expanding to more third-party apps to fend off competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    PayPal's Venmo is generally known as a P2P payment app that lets you pay other users. But in January, Venmo started testing out third-party support for payments in two apps -- ticket vendor Gametime and gourmet meal delivery service Munchery.

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  4. Commission Finds LabMD Liable for Unfair Data Security PracticesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... were "likely to cause substantial injury," as they led to the exposure of sensitive information to millions of online P2P users, and because complaint counsel proved that the likelihood and magnitude of potential harm were both high. Complaint ...

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  5. FTC slaps cancer testing firm over lax data security 2:01 pm The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    The Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued an opinion and final order holding that LabMD Inc.'s data security practices were unreasonable and lacked "even basic precautions." The opinion, which was written by FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez, reverses an Administrative Law Judge's ruling issued in November 2015.

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  6. Instant Analysis: PayPal Expands Venmo's Third-Party ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    a P2P (peer-to-peer) payment app that lets you pay other users. But in January, Venmo started testing out third-party support for payments in two apps -- ticket vendor Gametime and gourmet meal delivery service Munchery. On July 27, Venmo opened up ...

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  7. UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC says it finds LabMD liable for unfair data security practicesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it had overruled an administrative judge's dismissal of the commission's data security case against cancer testing company LabMD. In a statement, the FTC said its unanimous opinion, written by Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, concluded that the administrative judge had applied the wrong legal standard for unfairness.

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  8. Britain's 2 biggest peer-to-peer lenders lost A 50 million in the last decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... and Funding Circle are chasing could be disappearing. Faes told BI: "There has been a lot of hype around FinTech and P2P and there is clearly huge potential, but in the next few years investor pressure will build on the industry to mature. It's no ...

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  9. P2P Marketplace Enlists Travelers To Pick Up And Drop Off GoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | PSFK

    Peer-to-peer marketplaces have become a revolutionary force within industry, transforming the way business is done by shifting vending power from the business owner to the individual. From bigwig startups such as Airbnb and Uber, down to recently launched newcomers like KitSplit, Overnight and so forth, there's never been a better time to collect alternative streams of income on your own terms.

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  10. How NBC Is Planning To Combat PiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cinema Blend News

    ... leaks will be locked down before content can be widely downloaded. Pirates are often able to avoid authorities by using P2P networks that enable access to copyrighted material en masse. ISPs can be overwhelmed when too many users try to access ...

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  11. Is Skype Safe for Attorney-Client Privilege?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    ... and privilege. Prudent attorneys probably should assume that someone is always listening. Old timey Skype worked on P2P (peer-to-peer) technology, which essentially allowed your desktop to communicate more or less directly with the PC on the other ...

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  12. Japan's Crowdcredit to invest in Lithuanian P2P lending platform SavyRead the original story

    Thursday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Japan-based peer-to-peer lender Crowdcredit plans to invest in Lithuania's peer-to-peer lending platform Savy, write LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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

    Thursday | 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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  14. Visa And PayPal: A Match Made In HeavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seeking Alpha

    ... a share. More impressive than the revenue beat was the growth of transactions flowing through PayPal's peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile payment application Venmo. In the second quarter, PayPal saw a 28% jump on a spot basis in total payment volume to $86 ...

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  15. Child porn suspect pleads guilty after search reveals thousands of disturbing imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | MLive.com

    An Oakland County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of child pornography in a case involving thousands of disturbing images of children. Joseph Gudobba of Clawson admitted to using peer-to-peer program BitTorrent to download images and videos of children performing sexual acts with adult males for approximately three years, according to court documents.

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  16. Robo-Adviser Plans to Offer P2P Loans as InvestmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | American Banker

    Hedgeable sees the peer-to-peer business and personal loans as an alternative to fixed-income investments that are traditionally offered through exchange-traded funds. Expect banks to pull back on energy lending in the near term, as regulators step up their scrutiny of oil loans and bankers approach the business with a "different attitude," says Mariner Kemper, chairman and chief executive at UMB Financial in Kansas City, Mo.

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  17. isoHunt founder and Vancouver resident Gary Fung settles copyright battle against Music CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The Georgia Straight

    News has emerged that Gary Fung, Vancouver resident and founder of the once-popular torrent search engine isoHunt, has reached a $66 million settlement in the lawsuit brought against him by Music Canada. Launched in 2003, isoHunt allowed 51 million users to search for music, movies and video games and download them for free by BitTorrenting: a peer-to-peer file sharing system that divides a large file into small components, sourced from multiple computers.

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  18. the Uk P2P Lending Report: Market forecasts, top growth drivers, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    THE UK P2P LENDING REPORT: Market forecasts, top growth drivers, and why the UK market is protected against the troubles facing the US P2P lending has seen a rash of negative press following the high-profile resignation of Lending Club's CEO Renaud Laplanche, but that's just a minor hurdle for this exciting new industry. Peer-to-peer lenders use digital platforms to connect borrowers and investors - that's in contrast to banks which lend out customers' deposits.

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  19. UK peer-to-peer lending volume is down for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... lenders in Q2. Consumers are more likely to turn to brands they trust, and we think that fewer consumers approached P2P lenders during the period, leading to a decline in originations. Business loans. Total business loan volume decreased by 9% in Q2 ...

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  20. This is the first airline to list seats for booking on AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to grow, we expect to see the home-sharing site shift toward an OTA model, offering more than just peer-to-peer (P2P) lodging. Lufthansa is likely just the first of many airlines to let travelers book flights on the site. Given Airbnb's millions of ...

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