Deadpool: AllPeers shuts down browser-based file-sharing

All Peers, the UK-based open-source application for sharing large files inside a browser, shuts down today. When it launched in August 2006 it was named by Skype founder Niklas Zennström as among Eur

Much Hyped AllPeers To DeadPool

UK/Prague based peer to peer file sharing startup AllPeers announced that it is shutting down today: “We have not achieved the kind of growth in our user base that our investors were expecting,

AllPeers BitTorrent Plugin Preview For TechCrunch Readers

UK/Prague based peer to peer file sharing startup AllPeers has launched a sneak peek of their latest release candidate (0.7) just for TechCrunch readers (available here), which includes a fully functi

AllPeers Goes Open Source

AllPeers launched with a bang but then struggled along with a whimper. That’s why today’s news that they are taking their source code open source (a popular move lately) is both a surrende

AllPeers Adds Chat: Becomes Relevant Again

AllPeers, a Firefox P2P file sharing plugin, had incredible hype when it launched in August (the rumors had been around for nearly a year at that point). People were calling it the “killer app&#

Let's Share Some Files – Four Services Compared

File sharing has long been a popular use of the Internet. I remember sitting at my laptop and asking a friend to name a song, and then seeing if I could download it off of Napster and play it before h

AllPeers Opens Doors to Public Today

AllPeers, the much anticipated Firefox plugin for drag and drop P2P filesharing, is going to start offering public accounts today according to a post on the company’s blog. The Prague based comp

Finally (Almost): AllPeers

UK/Prague-based AllPeers is a Firefox extension that will allow for group P2P file sharing using the browser. A persistent buddy list in a sidebar is created. Files can be shared with those buddies by

AllPeers Nails Series A Funding

Uk/Czech Republic based AllPeers, a yet to be launched firefox extension for the peer to peer sharing of files that I am absolutely in love with, is announcing a Series A round of venture capital tomo

AllPeers is Coming; Exclusive Screenshots

Prague based Allpeers cofounder Matthew Gertner came by my house today to install the product and let me try it out. Allpeers is a Firefox extension that creates a simple, persistent buddy list in the

AllPeers Is The FireFox "Killer App"

I’ve had a chance to talk to AllPeers founders Cedric Maloux and Matthew Gertner. This company is set to take the world by storm. In my opinon this single firefox extension will massively increa

The Companies of Web 2.0, Part 2

Here’s the second set of companies that presented at the Web 2.0 conference Launchpad workshop. See Part 1 here. Zvents My friend Ethan Stock showed off Zvents, which launched last night. We&#82