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Peer-to-Peer

A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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Bullguard software is bundled with several file-sharing applications and helps keep peer-to-peer networks free of viruses and worms by automatically scanning all shared files.
For medium-sized installations (those with 21 to 50 users), Unix shared processor is recommended for predominantly accounting environments, a DOS-based dedicated-server network may perform best when there is a mix of tasks and a DOS-based peer-to-peer network may work best when CPU-intensive tasks dominate.
In some cases, relatively small organizations would be better suited with a client/server rather than a peer-to-peer network.
However, each terminal in a peer-to-peer network must be a PC and no more than about 20 users can be connected.
Known as peer-to-peer networks, the programs like Kazaa and Morpheus are most often used to share music and movies - often copyrighted material that is illegally downloaded.
In less than 30 days, damaka can build, customize, and launch a private peer-to-peer network for companies ranging from a small start-up to a global conglomerate.
9 ( ANI ): A senior research scientist has argued in his new book that using social media and peer-to-peer networks to spread information about health and science may seem like a sound strategy but it in reality it can reinforce disparities in learning and awareness.
Handbook on theoretical and algorithmic aspect of sensor, ad hoc wireless, and peer-to-peer networks.
A legal loophole means the perverts can exchange sick photos of children over new peer-to-peer networks without being caught.
The Santa Monica-based trade group has long sought compensation for its companies and artists, saying peer-to-peer networks rob creators of their intellectual-property rights.
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