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Peering at Peer-to-Peer

The book 'Peer-To-Peer' offers an excellent look at an important and potentially disruptive technology that may significantly change the way we search for information. The book 'Peer-To-Peer' offers an excellent look at an important and potentially disruptive technology that may significantly change the way we search for information. 0 Comments

The Anti-Napster

While Napster remains shuttered and in a probable death-spiral, another search and play service offers a compelling alternative for getting your online music fix. MSN Music is about as opposite from Napster as you can get -- and for both music fans and musicians, that's a good thing. While Napster remains shuttered and in a probable death-spiral, another search and play service offers a compelling alternative for getting your online music fix. MSN Music is about as opposite from Napster as you can get -- and for both music fans and musicians, that's a good thing. 0 Comments

The Once and Future P2P

While Napster - the most famous P2P (peer to peer) system - appears to be in a death spiral, other P2P technologies have emerged that are likely to end up as essential tools in your web search arsenal. While Napster - the most famous P2P (peer to peer) system - appears to be in a death spiral, other P2P technologies have emerged that are likely to end up as essential tools in your web search arsenal. 0 Comments

Moreover Powers AltaVista, NBCi News Search

Information from news search engine Moreover is now available at both AltaVista and NBCi, giving users of these services easier access to quality news content from across the web. Information from news search engine Moreover is now available at both AltaVista and NBCi, giving users of these services easier access to quality news content from across the web. 0 Comments

Will P2P Search Replace Search Engines?

Will Napster-style peer-to-peer searching mean an end to search engines? Despite the continuing hype, I doubt this will be a replacement for web-wide searching. Will Napster-style peer-to-peer searching mean an end to search engines? Despite the continuing hype, I doubt this will be a replacement for web-wide searching. 0 Comments

More Than Just Music Search

Describes how to find MP3 files with tools like Napster and how these same tools may be used for other types of searching in the future. Describes how to find MP3 files with tools like Napster and how these same tools may be used for other types of searching in the future. 0 Comments