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peer-to-peer

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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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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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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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Facebook uses peer pressure to bring out the vote

A new study shows that when users' friends click Facebook's "I Voted" button, they're more likely to do the same. In 2010, this message reportedly brought 300,000 more voters to the polls.

By September 12, 2012

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With X-ray tech, scientists can peer inside cells

Using an imaging technique similar to a CAT scan, researchers are able to build a kind of whole-cell portrait.

By February 21, 2012

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Can peer-to-peer coexist with network security?

Following congressional complaints about sensitive data leaks, P2P software providers are modifying their apps to make them safer for use in enterprises.

By March 6, 2009

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Peer-to-peer lending is not dead yet

Lending Club: How lending your neighbor money for his flower shop can become part of your investment strategy.

By October 16, 2008

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Hamburg, Germany changes housing law to allow Airbnb

The peer-to-peer housing site celebrates a win with the German city's updated law.

By July 3, 2013

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Tampa is the nicest city in America, says Airbnb

The peer-to-peer housing service ranks the hospitality of towns across the country based on the stays of its more than 4 million guests. While the South and West make it on the board, Northeast cities don't make the cut.

By July 22, 2013