Peer 2 Peer archive

  • Qualcomm: With AllJoyn apps you'll be able to buy items you see on TV using your smartphone
    Phones

    Qualcomm: With AllJoyn apps you'll be able to buy items you see on TV using your smartphone

    By 4 October 2012

    App developers are working with a technology that will enable consumers to buy the very same products they are seeing on their television instantly from their mobile phone or tablet. AllJoyn is a peer-to-peer (P2P) communication tool developed by Qualcomm...

  • Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland
    Online

    Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland

    By 25 February 2009

    Irish internet users will soon be blocked from accessing popular music sharing websites, after pressure from the country's music industry was placed on service providers. Eircom, the country's biggest internet provider, has agreed to start blocking its...

  • Pirate Bay peers hit 22 million mark
    Online

    Pirate Bay peers hit 22 million mark

    By 7 November 2008

    They may riding a storm of controversy, but the swahbucklers behind the notorious P2P website, The Pirate Bay, are celebrating massive growth. Despite measures by the music and movie industries, and several governments, to shut them down, it seems, as...