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From P2P to B2B: The next phase of the sharing economy

In the wake of Uber and Airbnb’s rapid growth and billion dollar valuations, everyone is talking about the sharing economy. Sharing marketplaces are experiencing tremendous growth, and today anyone who can rent out a room in their home, share their car, or even leverage their free time running errands can become a micro-entrepreneur.

The Pirate Bay gets the boot from Sweden — now hosted in Norway & Spain

The Pirate Bay will now get its connection to the Internet from two newly formed sister organizations to the Swedish group: the Norwegian Pirate Party and the Catalonian Pirate Party (in Spain). The two-headed nature of the hosting situation has even given rise to a new metaphor and moniker for the site: The Hydra Bay.

Nabto nabs $1 million in funding for tiny web servers

Nabto makes web technology for devices like medical appliances (see Medotech’s Grindcare) and building automation devices. The Danish startup just closed a new funding round combining funds from previous investor Østjysk Innovation, the Danish government-backed fund Vækstfonden and some private investors. The new financing will mainly be used to boost Nabto’s sales and marketing.

Libox’s iPhone app is the cure to your media streaming and sharing woes

Back in June, we covered the Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup Libox, which aims to let you play your media on any device, and easily share media with friends. Now Libox has released a free iPhone app, and after playing around with it for a few hours, it’s clear that the company has created something that practically every iPhone owner would find invaluable.

Libox lets you access media files from anywhere, easily share files with no limits

Libox is aiming to do the impossible: The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup wants to help people manage their digital media collections by making any media file — be it a picture, song, or high-definition video — available across multiple devices, as well simplifying the age-old problem of sharing media files with friends. And, to make things even more complex, the company wants to do this for free, with no file sharing limits.