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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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Unfortunately, no technology can eliminate terrorism or mass transit accidents, but peer-to-peer networking can enhance public safety.
Launched in 2002, FolderShare(TM) is a leader in the emerging space of private, peer-to-peer networking and file-sharing.
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.
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