BitTorrent

BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has debuted his “solution” to Bitcoin which he says resolves “centralization problems” with the virtual …

Bitcoin

First µTorrent beta release adds torrent streaming

The µTorrent client on Android has hundreds of millions of downloads, but that's not surprising. People <i>love</i> downloading Linux ISOs, right? Starting …

Android News

All eyes on you: what is the future of public surveillance?

Can you imagine trying to explain today’s privacy debate to your grandchildren?I can. It’s awful. I’ll probably have to call it the 2010’s ‘Privacy …

Privacy

Cryptocurrency mining affects over 500 million people. And they have no idea it is happening.

This autumn the news spread that some websites had been making money by mining cryptocurrencies in their users’ browsers. We have been among the …

Cryptocurrency

Clojure in AWS Serverless: New Direction

This is the last part of a series on Clojure in AWS.<p>Since last we met, AWS Lambda has matured as a product. It’s tough keeping up with new …

Bitcoin

How much does The Pirate Bay's cryptocurrency miner make?

If adverts turn off visitors, the torrent search engine is hoping CPU borrowing can make up the revenue.<p>Users of The Pirate Bay recently discovered …

Internet

Standalone Zelle app comes to the Play Store

Various US banks added support for money transfers via Zelle over the last few months, but support is far from universal. Zelle is now available to …

Banking

NSA Spied on Early File-Sharing Networks, Including BitTorrent

In the early 2000s, when peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing was in its infancy, the majority of users had no idea that their activities could be …

National Security Agency (NSA)

SceneAccess Torrent Tracker Shuts Down

SceneAccess (SCC) has been a respected and well-connected private BitTorrent tracker for more than a decade, but a few hours ago it closed its …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

Image: iStock<p>There is not shortage of free mobile and desktop applications available on the internet. Unfortunately, most of them are either rubbish …

Software

Australian Solar Panels Manufacturer Uses ICO, Crypto Tokens for P2P Energy Trading

Power Ledger, an Australian solar power panel manufacturing company expects the Blockchain to improve efficiency in the energy market by enabling …

Bitcoin

You Can Now Use Your Beep Card in P2P Buses Traveling Between Laguna and Makati!

IMAGE FACEBOOK/P2P Premium Bus Service<p>Good news! Commuters between <b>Laguna</b> and <b>Makati City</b> riding <b>TAS Trans’ point-to-point (P2P) buses</b> can now pay for …

Philippines

Raspberry Pi - NAS (Network Attached Storage)

Network attached Storage or NAS for short is a really good device to have if you are dealing with a large amount of files and data. I have so much of …

Raspberry Pi

6 Alternative Ways To Finance Your Business | Articles | Finance

Before diving into the nitty-gritty of business, you should have raised a significant (relative) amount of capital. It is not wise to start a …

FinTech

Five places for Millennials to invest their money, other than property

Life sucks for an aspiring property owner right now.<p>You probably already know that the average price of a house in Australia ($656,800) is several …

Australian News

Customer Experience and Confidence in Digital Payments

<b>Dr. N. Rajendran – Chief Technology Officer, NPCI</b><p>Our country is riding on a new wave of digitized services and payments, signifying a …

Customer Experience

Dether, World's First P2P Ether Network to Be a Game Changer for Ethereum Mass Adoption

<b>Bitcoin Press Release:</b> <i>Ethereum smart contracts powered Dether empowers users to buy Ether with cash and spend it at physical stores.</i> <b><br>August 4, 2017,</b> …

Bitcoin

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund invests in risky peer-to-peer lending platform from China

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC Pte Ltd has reportedly invested a whopping $220 million along with other investors in Dianrong – a …

FinTech

5 Questions To Ask Before Using A Peer-To-Peer Mobile Payment App

It’s never been easier to split the bill with your friends — from “Venmo-ing” $20 for a birthday gift or Facebook messaging $12 for your share of …

Banking

Cryptocurrency exchanges leave, what’s next?

<b>Dangerous market players</b><p>It will be silly to discuss for the hundredth time the incident with the BTC-e. As result we know that old methods of …

Singapore's GIC leads $220 million funding round for Chinese P2P lender Dianrong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong has raised $220 million from Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte Ltd [GIC.UL] and other investors to fund R&D in China and potential ventures elsewhere in Asia.<p>Illustration photo of the Dianrong logo on the company's website April …

China

Graphic: Blockchain for Every Industry

By Jeremiah Owyang and Jaimy Szymanski<p>Blockchain technology has the potential to upend the way every industry manages its information and data, not …

Bitcoin

Google no longer shows 'best torrent sites' carousel in Search

Google is no longer making it easy for pirates to quickly find decent torrent sites.<p>Following numerous reports that the company had begun displaying suggestions for popular torrent platforms straight at the top of Search, the internet giant has now amended its mistake and removed the results …

Internet

FossHub Forced to Pull Google Ads From qBitTorrent Downloads

There are no shortage of sites on the Internet that promise free software downloads but few do so with no strings attached. Thousands bundle adware …

Software

If You Use Services Like Venmo For The Wrong Purpose, You Could Lose Money

There are a plethora of peer-to-peer payment options on the market, think Venmo, Facebook Payments, or Square Cash. Each offer users an easy, …

Banking

10 million Americans say they’ll illegally stream or download ‘Game of Thrones’

George R.R. Martin’s hit HBO series is again the most BitTorrented TV show<p>Winter has arrived and the freeloaders are out in full force.<p>The premiere …

Game of Thrones

SMBs Can Now Apply for Loans Through Bank of America’s Mobile App

With its consumer mobile banking upgrades well underway, Bank of America is turning its attention to businesses. Small business clients can now apply …

Banking

P2P Payment Transactions to Exceed $120 Billion This Year

The use of mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps such as Venmo in the US will continue to grow by double digits through 2021, according to …

Banking

Just How Risky is Internet Piracy in 2017?

The world’s largest entertainment companies in the spheres of music, movies, and gaming would jump for joy if the Internet piracy phenomenon came to …

Internet

Planning to Make Mobile Payment App?

Building peer-to- peer mobile payment app is not as difficult as you think if you have an idea in your mind and aware with different features that …

Banking