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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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Using secure peer-to-peer networking, content providers use a PC-based software package called the DAVE Media Center (available for free download this month at www.
CINCINNATI -- Area business leaders who have been looking for peer-to-peer networking, interaction with IT pros, and discounted IT training for their employees can now plug into The Circuit.
An acronym for Distributed Audio Video Entertainment, DAVETV is a new kind of television broadcast network offering not only traditional programming such as movies, music, music videos and sports, but also new original content self-published by end users using DAVETV's secure peer-to-peer networking system.
The growing popularity of interactive applications such as VoIP, on-line gaming, and peer-to-peer networking has stretched the limits of existing home and SOHO routers beyond what they were initially designed to handle," said Doug Spreng, CEO of Ubicom.
Private File Transfer combines the premise of peer-to-peer networking with greater file sharing control, privacy and manageability.
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