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peer-to-peer

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Square acquires peer-to-peer mobile payments app Evenly

The payment processing company looks to expand its capabilities by buying a startup that focuses on letting users collect payments from friends.

By December 11, 2013

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FCC: What's up with those Netflix-ISP 'peering' deals?

Chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency needs a better handle on broadband provider hookups to make sure the ISPs aren't abusing their power.

By June 13, 2014

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YaCy search engine is a peer-to-peer Google rival

A new peer-to-peer search engine called YaCy is going up against Google.

By November 29, 2011

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Peer into the heart of an exploding star

For the first time, we have telescopes strong enough to see the radioactivity at the heart of the supernova known as Cas A. What scientists have seen there helps unravel the mystery of how a star dies.

By February 20, 2014

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W3C to develop peer-to-peer browser standards

World Wide Web Consortium plans to develop standards to enable direct peer-to-peer communications between browsers, without the need to go through centralized servers.

By May 6, 2011

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Academia.edu acquires Plasmyd to let peers review papers

The online repository of academic research papers is building in a new variant of the ages-old peer-review process to scrutinize academic work.

By October 23, 2013

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Robotics students build automated locker for special-needs peer

A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.

By May 6, 2013

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Peer 150 years into the future of tech and science

A lot can change in a year, but how much can change in a century and a half? A BBC Future infographic theorizes on a few logical advancements that could come about as civilization marches toward the year 2150.

By January 3, 2013

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Stay connected without a connection?

Meet the tools that let you transfer files and send messages on your smartphone without the Internet.

By October 26, 2014

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Apple reveals drop in sales of iTunes music

The iTunes Store raked in more revenue overall in fiscal 2014 than in the previous year, but digital music sales have declined, according to Apple's annual report filed with the SEC.

By October 28, 2014