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  1. Google Adds Peer-to-Peer Support for HangoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CNet News

    ... message posted recently to the company's Hangouts Help site notes that Hangout calls will use a direct peer-to-peer (P2P) connection "when possible" to boost delivery speeds of audio and video content shared between users via the app. Direct P2P ...

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  2. Hangouts targets improved call quality and speed with peer-to-peer connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ITworld

    ... the call recently. Also, Google launched a help page that outlines how the upgrade works, including the caveat that P2P connections will reveal your IP address. A Google representative confirmed to Venturebeat that Google will roll out the change ...

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  3. Google Hangouts Gets P2P UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NewsFactor

    ... but a new feature in the Google Hangouts messaging app should make users happy. The app will now support peer-to-peer (p2p) connections, a new wrinkle that Google said will improve call quality and speed. Word emerged over the weekend that the ...

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  4. Torrents Time is the real successor to Popcorn TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SlashGear.com

    It's 2016, so we can't just pretend like torrenting isn't a thing anymore. We also still can't pretend that it's completely legal to pirate movies and TV shows.

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  5. The Comunicano Communique for Monday February 8th 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | VoIP Watch

    ... it as a load of over-hyped nonsense. Google Hangouts has received a small but important backend upgrade: peer-to-peer (p2p) connections. Google confirmed to VentureBeat that the functionality started rolling out to all users this week. Reddit user ...

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  6. 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.

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  7. RateSetter unveils details of the first innovative finance IsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | This Is Money

    ... an innovative finance Isa.' The peer-to-peer industry has campaigned for the past few years for the Government to allow P2P investments to be included in an Isa wrapper and from 6 April 2016, it will finally happen. For the 2016/17 tax year, the ...

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  8. Google Hangouts now offers peer-to-peer on AndroidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | SlashGear.com

    ... app this week. In an effort to improve the quality of audio and video during calls, Hangouts may now use a peer-to-peer (P2P) connection when possible. This means that users on both ends of the call will be directly connected with each other, and ...

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  9. Keys a sandwich artista charged with child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Miami Herald

    ... Agent Daniel Kenney successfully downloaded a part of a video downloaded by Santiago through peer-to-peer file sharing. P2P is software that allows users to share files that are part of the same network. The downloaded video is about 13 minutes and ...

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  10. Police: Ashburn Man Sentenced for Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Patch.com

    LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA: Mark Herndon Wascak, 31, appeared before Judge Jeanette A. Irby in Loudoun County Circuit Court for sentencing on five counts of possession of child pornography. Judge Irby imposed a total active sentence of five years in the Virginia Department of Corrections, according to an announcement by the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Loudoun County.

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  11. the Payments Ecosystem: Everything you need to know about the next era of payment processingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... categories, including prepaid cards, store cards, and PIN debit. We've updated key forecasts on mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and mobile in-store payments, two trends critical to understanding where payments is going in the next five years. We ...

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  12. Getting on top of debt is a challenge for half the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Sunday Herald

    ... 214. Peer-to-peer lending enables borrowers to bypass the banks by lending to savers, and the number of borrowers using P2P almost doubled last year to 273,000, according to figures out this week. Transfer a balance: Take the opportunity, if you ...

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  13. Google Hangouts to use peer-to-peer connections to improve call qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Google Hangouts has received a small but important backend upgrade: peer-to-peer (p2p) connections. Google confirmed to VentureBeat that the functionality started rolling out to all users this week, the news agency reports. "To ...

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  14. Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of February 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CFR.org

    ... Ponzi scheme . Earlier this week, Chinese state media broadcast confessions by executives of online peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Ezubao, admitting that the company was a Ponzi scheme . More than nine hundred thousand individuals put money into the ...

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  15. Author, ex-prof Nesset faces lengthy prison time for 'staggering' collection of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Award-winning author and professor Kirk Nesset was hoping for a break Monday when he is sentenced for hoarding and sharing what the U.S. attorney's office said is a "staggering" collection of 540,000 child pornographic images, including videos of men raping babies. U.S. District Judge David Cercone ruled today that he will sentence Nesset to a term between 12 years and 15 years, rejecting Mr. Nesset's request for the mandatory minimum of five years.

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  16. Google confirms Hangouts will now use peer-to-peer connections to improve call quality and speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | VentureBeat

    Google Hangouts has received a small but important backend upgrade: peer-to-peer (p2p) connections. Google confirmed to VentureBeat that the functionality started rolling out to all users this week. Reddit user kxra first spotted the addition in ...

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  17. the Payments Ecosystem: Everything you need to know about how the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... categories, including prepaid cards, store cards, and PIN debit. We've updated key forecasts on mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payments and mobile in-store payments, two trends critical to understanding where payments is going in the next five years. We ...

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  18. Get set to buy into the altfi revolution through your IsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MoneyWeek

    ... wasn't great for public markets, but it was a big year for alternative finance. Total loans via the big peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms tracked by AltFi Data more than doubled from A 2.8bn to A 5.3bn. The average total return on these loans ...

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  19. China cracks down on lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Iol.co.za

    ... called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fundraising platforms after China's largest online peer-to-peer (P2P) lender was found to have collected more than 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) for fake investment projects. The State Council ...

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  20. China fund association tightens supervision over hedge fund managersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Reuters

    ... fund houses hadn't yet launched any fund products. Rather, some fund managers conduct businesses including peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, grey-market loans, guarantee and even illegal fundraising. In addition, the association would no longer issue ...

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