Peer-to-Peer


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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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In comparison to bank-originated consumer-finance loans, peer-to-peer loans performed either similarly or slightly better.
How do we reconcile the redundancy of data required by peer-to-peer networking with content management systems that attempt to eliminate redundancy?
Weiss and Grokster President Wayne Rosso said Peer-to-Peer United will encourage companies to tighten security protections and do more to block the exchange of pornography.
Peer-to-peer networks have two major disadvantages:
MonJa empowers institutional investors with market insights for peer-to-peer lending.
The power of the Residential Gateway software is that it provides an always-on control point for the home-network, UPnP, peer-to-peer technology and a virtual on-demand TV server to distribute the video content to viewing devices in the digital home.
RawFlow is a leading provider of live peer-to-peer streaming technology that enables broadcasters, CDN's and webcasters to maximise the scalability and quality of their internet broadcasts without increasing risk or cost.
Our goal is to demonstrate that high-speed downloads using peer-to-peer file transfer will make the broadband-connected PC an entertainment hub for consumers.
WASHINGTON DC & NEW YORK -- RawFlow, a leading provider of live peer-to-peer (P2P) streaming technology, announced joining The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.
DREIEICH, Germany & LONDON -- Tiscali Business, a leading European streaming service provider, has partnered with RawFlow, a leading provider of live peer-to-peer streaming technology.
PLANO, Texas -- Headline of release should read: LightSand Receives IBM Certification For Peer-to-Peer VTS Extension Over IP (sted LightSand Receives IBM Certification For Pear-to-Pear VTS Extension Over IP).