Peer-to-peer computing

  1. SXSWi: Venture Capitalist Ben Horowitz on 'Notoriously Difficult' Music Tech Investments, Bitcoin's Potential, 'Yeezus' (Q&A)

    March 09, 2014 8:57 PM EDT Notorious Difficulties of Business . "It's not about fitting in, it's about standing out." Related Articles SXSW Hub 2014: All Things Intereactive, Film, Music & More Ben Horowitz, Web Luminary and Venture Capitalist, Rele ...

  2. Business Matters: European Study on Piracy Conflicts With Conventional Wisdom

    March 18, 2013 8:49 PM EDT A new European Commission study based on Nielsen data from five European countries found that online music piracy did not hurt digital music purchases. In fact, the study found a slight, positive relationship between visits to illegal download s ...

  3. YouTube Accounts for 12% of U.S. Bandwidth, According to Arbor Networks

    April 29, 2011 12:19 PM EDT YouTube accounts for 12% of U.S. bandwidth and is a factor in falling P2P traffic, according to Arbor Networks . Netflix is tops with 20% of U.S. bandwidth. HTTP (world wide web) sites are second with 19%. P2P has declined to 8% of North American ...

  4. Business Matters: New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Strict Anti-Piracy Law

    April 14, 2011 6:52 PM EDT New Zealand Lawmakers Pass Strict Anti-Piracy Law -- New Zealand lawmakers have passed legislation that outlaws file sharing and threatens repeat offenders with disconnection of Internet service up to six months. The new law will go into effect Se ...

  5. Chinese File-Sharing Site Xunlei Plans U.S. IPO

    March 04, 2011 8:26 AM EST Google-backed Chinese video and music file-sharing firm Xunlei, once sued by six Hollywood studios for film piracy, hopes to raise $200 million in a U.S. initial public offering and is hiring JPMorgan Chase and Deutsche Bank to get ready. The comp ...

  6. Business Matters: Streaming Music Vs. Piracy, The Flip Side of the '6-Pack' Debated and more

    August 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis on the day's music business news. -- According to a study commissioned by Aspiro, using a streaming music service cuts down on users’ illegal file-sharing while getting them to listen to more music and discover new music. ...

  7. Finetunes Strikes Didiom Deal

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hamburg-based digital service provider Finetunes has signed a distribution deal with U.S. mobile media service Didiom. The deal, which takes immediate effect, will enable Didiom users to purchase songs from the Finetunes catalog, which includes ma ...

  8. Analysis: The P2P-To-Streaming Migration Continues

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Good news for music companies: P2P traffic is said to be declining while streaming sites are growing in popularity and becoming more a more integral part of labels’ and publishers’ strategies. P2P traffic “is declining quickly” and losing populari ...

  9. Analysis: Recorded Music Revenue In Catch-22

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Recorded music is caught in a catch-22. As products have become more innovative, revenue declines. Streaming services offer legal alternatives to piracy. Downloads offer an inexpensive way to enjoy digital music. Track prices top out at an afforda ...

  10. Billboard.biz Q&A: Brand Asset Digital's Joey Patuleia

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Brand Asset Digital, the company that offers brands the ability to market their products via P2P search terms similar to Google's AdWords service, came out with a new product this week called P2P Pulse. In a nutshell, P2PPulse allows labels a ...

  11. Report: Teen Music Spending, P2P Use Drops

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Teens are buying fewer downloads, using P2P less frequently and listening to more music streams, according to a new report by NPD Group. NPD found that CD purchasing declined by 26% in 2008 while download purchases fell 13%. In contrast, more than ...

  12. Report: Legal P2P System By End Of Year In UK

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British ISPs reportedly are working with the music industry to bring to market an authorized P2P music sharing system that pays rights holders by the end of the year. According to a report in The Register , the UK government's threat to regul ...

  13. Korea's Soribada Gets New Lease On Life

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST P2P service reaches settlement. P2P service reaches settlement. News ...

  14. French Copyright Bill 'Clarified'

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legal P2P does not appear in new draft. Legal P2P does not appear in new draft. News ...

  15. Oz Court Imposes Deadline On Kazaa Filter

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST P2P service must apply filter by Dec. 5. P2P service must apply filter by Dec. 5. News ...

  16. P2P Radio Gets New Search

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mercora aims to catalog a world wide web streams. P2P radio pioneer Mercora has introduced a new Internet search tool - Mercora Music Search - dedicated to finding music being streamed anywhere and everywhere on the web. Mercora hopes to index the ...

  17. EMI Inks Deal With Peer Impact

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Commercial P2P service now has four majors. Commercial P2P service now has four majors. News ...

  18. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. News ...

  19. Sony Music Links With Audible Magic

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Major to use P2P-blocking software. Major to use P2P-blocking software. News ...

  20. KaZaA Premises In Australia Raided

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. Industry watchdog gathers evidence on P2P service. News ...

  21. Altnet Links With Grokster

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Commercial service runs alongside P2P networks. Commercial service runs alongside P2P networks. News ...