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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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Wireless peer-to-peer networking, sometimes called "fourth generation" (4G) wireless, was originally conceived by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the same organization that developed the wired Internet.
"Peer-to-Peer networking makes it easier for people to collaborate.
Peer-to-peer networking and Net44 are just smart connectivity.
It provides the peer-to-peer networking that users want, displacing the hierarchical, mainframe-centered approach that IBM pioneered and fought to preserve for many years.
With human nature what it is, the peer-to-peer networking [and] need for human contact will always be there."
Broadband carriers adopting the new release can control the costs incurred through peer-to-peer networking while also generating extra revenue from broadband-on-demand capabilities, according to Bridgewater.
Court ruling or not, peer-to-peer networking technology is out of the bag, and only strong encryption built into music and video files is likely to prevent users from taking advantage of it.
Its "peer-to-peer networking" capability lets every user access the company's main hard drive or individual hard drives.
Larger clients also praise the company's ownership of the I-4 organisation as an excellent peer-to-peer networking opportunity outside of consulting engagements."
Following the wake of the publicity generated by Napster, peer-to-peer networking has become The Next Big Thing.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-28 September 2000-Endeavors Technology releases new peer-to-peer networking software (C)1994-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Peer-to-peer networking means you don't have to go up one chain of command and down through another to communicate with someone.
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