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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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Keywords: Peer-to-Peer Network, Energy Efficiency, Ad hoc Network, Ad hoc On Demand Distance Vector (AODV)
Meanwhile, the BPI went to the High Court yesterday to seek orders for the disclosure of the identities of the 31 illegal filesharers on eight peer-to-peer networks ( KaZaA, eDonkey, Grokster, Soulseek, DirectConnect, Limewire, Bearshare and Imesh.
The easiest and lowest cost solution is a peer-to-peer network: Your workstations connect to a central hub allowing each to print from the same printer, share files, and share a single Internet connection.
Also, with a peer-to-peer network, the distance between the two workstations is limited.
The new model for the intelligent factory of the future is the horizontal or "one-layer" peer-to-peer network, also shown in Fig.
An FCA Authorised Payment Institution, BABB is headquartered in Canary Wharf and is developing a decentralised banking platform to provide bank accounts, payment cards and access to its global peer-to-peer network. The firm is looking to cater to those who have been excluded from or are dissatisfied with existing banks.
Entrepreneurs' Organization is a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 10,000 influential business owners in 46 countries.
7 from a three-year-long patent infringement battle over peer-to-peer network technology.
The peer-to-peer network will allow municipal leaders and other city staff to connect with each other and share information about local workforce activities, particularly those geared toward low-wage and low-skilled individuals and dislocated adult workers.
Skinkers, a provider of push technology, has raised 2 million [pounds sterling] ($3.9 million) from its current shareholders to fund the launch of the Skinkers Live Delivery Network, a peer-to-peer network to support live video streaming and real-time notifications.
It uses peer-to-peer network configuration for distributed management.
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