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BitTorrent’s File Synchronizing Service Sync, Still In Beta, Launches As An iOS App

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bittorrent.com">BitTorrent</a>, which years ago first made its name as an efficient distribution network for music and video (sometimes not for the most legit of en

BitTorrent Takes Its Sync File Synchronizing App Into Beta As It Prepares To Add Premium, Paid Features

Bit by bit, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bittorrent.com">BitTorrent</a>, the P2P platform that has <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/25/piracy-what-piracy/">worked hard to erase conn

Zaarly Shutters Its Reverse Craigslist Marketplace, Goes All In On Virtual Storefronts As Co-Founder Exits

After winning LA Startup Weekend, Zaarly almost immediately <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/14/zaarly-crosses-1m-in-jobs-posted-in-just-under-a-month/">raised $1 million from</a> a long l

Skype Reaches A 45M Concurrent User Peak, And What Looks Like A New Stage Of Momentum

In case you thought <a target="_blank" href="http://www.skype.com">Skype</a> may be slowing down while settling into being a part of Microsoft and recently celebrating its <a target="_blank" href="htt

Dwolla Partners With mFoundry, Bringing Real-Time P2P Mobile Payment Capabilities To 800+ U.S. Banks

Online and mobile digital cash network <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dwolla.com/">Dwolla</a> is partnering with mobile banking and payments service provider <a target="_blank" href="http://www.m

Parking Panda’s Parking Spot Rentals Service Launches In San Francisco And On iPhone

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.parkingpanda.com/">Parking Panda</a>, the startup that lets individuals rent out their unused parking spaces and allows garages to discount their lots during slow

Spotify Gets Hit With A Patent Suit From Nonend, A Dutch Peer-To-Peer IP Holder

The neverending patent wars keep on raging, and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.spotify.com">Spotify</a> is the latest to get targeted in the social media skirmishes. The music streaming company

Defunct LimeWire Buries The Copyright Hatchet With Music Agency Merlin, Settles For $15M?

Another hefty payout for the now-defunct file-sharing P2P service LimeWire, and, perhaps more importantly, another nail in the coffin for P2p services: Merlin, a rights agency representing independent

With Record P2P Loan Growth, Lending Club Raises $25 Million Led By Union Square

Peer-to-peer lending sites are hot again among investors of all stripes. <a href="http://www.lendingclub.com/">Lending Club</a> today <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/lending-club-ann

The P2P Evolution

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/space-robot-handshake.jpg"> Many years ago, after graduating college, I came home before moving to NYC, wondering how I would scrounge toge

Survey: Dutch Artists Say P2P Doesn't Hurt Them Financially

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/hollandp2p.jpg" />You may have heard that the Dutch Government now plans to outlaw music and movie (and whatever else) downloading. That

UFC Sends Google DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice Over Illegal Streams

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/ufc123.jpg" />Pirates may have had a hard time finding illegal streams of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ufc/">UFC</a> on Saturda

LimeWire Ordered To Shut Down

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/limewiredead.jpg" />LimeWire, we hardly knew ye. A New York court has ordered the company to turn off the software's ability to search, u

UK ISPs prepare for Digital Economy P2P fallout

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ukpin.jpeg" />The Digital Economy Act passed in the UK, as you know, and <a HREF="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/08/doublethink-th

Spain proposes file-sharing sites shutdown – without a hearing

<img class="shot2" title="reunionsinde" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/reunionsinde.jpg" alt="reunionsinde" width="350" height="263" />[Spain] This week has been an exciting one

In Soviet uTorrent, bandwidth throttles you!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/utorrent.png" />Apologies for the headline, but it was too appropriate to resist. It seems that there is a feature of uTorrent 2.0 now in

Shoulder shrug: Kazaa is coming back, legally

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/kazaa.jpg" />So it looks like the hot, new trend is to buy the name of old peer-to-peer applications, then “resurrect” said applicati

Optimum Online Ultra, one month later: Hope you plan to P2P a lot

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/sherman.jpg" />It's been about a month since I subscribed to Optimum Online Ultra, the fastest Internet service in the country—sorr

English Premier League sets its sights on illegal match streams, P2P

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/cronaldo.jpg" />The English Premier League (or Barclays Premier League, as it's officially named) <i>really</i> hates violation of its in

France one step closer to kicking file sharers off the Internet

French pirates may want to think twice about downloading that episode Entourage off the Pirate Bay. A new law just passed the Sénat that would cut file-sharers off the Internet. Those caught illegall
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