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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)
Though relatively simple to create, peer-to-peer networks have capacity limits and are particularly vulnerable to data loss.
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.
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.
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.
A 2004 study by researchers at Harvard and the University of North Carolina found that online music downloads have no net effect on CD sales, but both boosters and bashers of peer-to-peer networks can cite other studies purporting to show positive and negative effects.
5 supports all major database formats and works with Microsoft(R) Windows(TM) operating systems and Windows-compatible networks including Windows NT(TM), Novell(R) and peer-to-peer networks.
Peer-to-peer networks eliminate the spoke-and-hub weakness of cellular architectures, because the elimination of a single node does not disable the network--just as the loss of a single router does not disable the wired Internet.
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