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One of the most popular Torrent sites of all time brought back to life
One of the most popular Torrent sites of all time brought back to life
If you don't count The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents might be the most notorious torrent site around. Or used to be until it was closed by the ...... 18 Dec 2016 - 1 comment
BitTorrent denies shutting down streaming service
BitTorrent denies shutting down streaming service
Following a high-profile report published last week detailing a struggling BitTorrent, the company has come out swinging to deny some of the tales. ...... 15 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
BitTorrent launches its own live video streaming platform
BitTorrent launches its own live video streaming platform
BitTorrent has launched a new live video streaming platform, available via TV, mobile and desktop apps. The service, dubbed "Live," runs ...... 22 May 2016 - 3 comments
Sony Pictures considered buying Netflix, BitTorrent back in 2006
Sony Pictures considered buying Netflix, BitTorrent back in 2006
According to new reports, Sony Pictures considered buying Netflix or BitTorrent back in 2006 but obviously backed out. In fact, BitTorrent ...... 12 Sep 2015
Court tells woman to remove BitTorrent, P2P software
Court tells woman to remove BitTorrent, P2P software
An accused Dallas Buyers Club pirate has been told to remove P2P and BitTorrent software in order to avoid a $7,500 fine. The woman was accused ...... 26 May 2015 - 4 comments
U.S. ISP ordered to identify BitTorrent users
U.S. ISP ordered to identify BitTorrent users
A court in the United States has ordered an Internet Service Provider to produce personal details of account holders linked to IP addresses ...... 24 May 2015 - 11 comments
BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employees
BitTorrent Inc. lays off large portion of its employees
In an effort to streamline their business and keep costs down, file sharing company BitTorrent Inc. has laid off around 40 of their 150 U.S.-based employees. ...... 26 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Get your official BBC Doctor Who 'box set' bundle via BitTorrent now
Get your official BBC Doctor Who 'box set' bundle via BitTorrent now
The BBC has released a 'Doctor Who' box-set bundle of 10 episodes available digitally via the BitTorrent network. The bundle is free to download, ...... 03 Apr 2015
New version of uTorrent bundled with secret bitcoin mining software?
New version of uTorrent bundled with secret bitcoin mining software?
The users of the uTorrent have found that the new version of the popular BitTorrent client comes with an additional piece of software unseen ...... 07 Mar 2015 - 16 comments
BitTorrent is building a P2P browser for a 'distributed web'
BitTorrent is building a P2P browser for a 'distributed web'
Project Maelstrom envisions a web that works the way BitTorrent works, rather than the standard model of centralized services you connect directly to. ...... 10 Dec 2014
New Thom Yorke album sees 116,000 downloads via BitTorrent on first day
New Thom Yorke album sees 116,000 downloads via BitTorrent on first day
BitTorrent has confirmed that Thom Yorke's latest experimental release has been a hit, with 116,000 downloads in its first day online. Yorke, ...... 29 Sep 2014
Radiohead's Thom Yorke releases latest album for $6 via BitTorrent
Radiohead's Thom Yorke releases latest album for $6 via BitTorrent
Radiohead's Thom Yorke has once again offered his latest album in a unique and digital way, releasing "Tomorrow's Modern Boxes" via the official ...... 27 Sep 2014
BitTorrent: Netflix is hogging all the bandwidth in the U.S. and it's not right
BitTorrent: Netflix is hogging all the bandwidth in the U.S. and it's not right
BitTorrent, the company that created the P2P protocol, says reports that Netflix is responsible for just about a third of U.S. peak time download ...... 17 Nov 2013 - 5 comments
Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent download packed with malware
Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent download packed with malware
A fake torrent of Grand Theft Auto V has hit the Internet, an elaborate hoax posing as a leak of the new game. Fans of the game franchise ...... 10 Sep 2013 - 14 comments
BitTorrent sets the record straight on piracy
BitTorrent sets the record straight on piracy
BitTorrent has attempted to clarify the position of the company and the BitTorrent protocol with regard to Internet piracy. Responding to ...... 26 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
BitTorrent mobile users hit 25 million
BitTorrent mobile users hit 25 million
BitTorrent has announced that it has reached a new mobile milestone of 25 million users using its apps. "We're stoked that 25 million of ...... 24 Jun 2013
'Public Enemy' makes latest single available for free via BitTorrent
'Public Enemy' makes latest single available for free via BitTorrent
Legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy has just released their latest single as a special, free BitTorrent bundle. The single, "Get Up Stand ...... 24 Jun 2013
VIDEO: Introducing BitTorrent Bundle, direct-to-fan multimedia solution
VIDEO: Introducing BitTorrent Bundle, direct-to-fan multimedia solution
BitTorrent is showing off its new Bundle Alpha, describing it as a multimedia format and selling it as a solution for direct-to-fan content delivery. ...... 09 May 2013 - 1 comment
Netflix: We are killing torrent traffic wherever we go
Netflix: We are killing torrent traffic wherever we go
Netflix has said this week that wherever it begins offering its legal streaming content, torrent traffic falls dramatically. Chief Content ...... 04 May 2013 - 13 comments
BitTorrent creates file syncing rival to Dropbox
BitTorrent creates file syncing rival to Dropbox
BitTorrent Inc. has announced that it is working on a file syncing app similar to Dropbox called "Sync." The application will use P2P tech ...... 26 Jan 2013
uTorrent makes new ads optional, also discusses making client lighter
uTorrent makes new ads optional, also discusses making client lighter
Last week we reported that uTorrent, the most popular free torrent client, will now get ads as BitTorrent Inc. looks to pay its hefty bills. ...... 16 Aug 2012 - 3 comments
CES: BitTorrent shows off certified home theater hardware
CES: BitTorrent shows off certified home theater hardware
BitTorrent is making a big splash at CES in Las Vegas with the introduction of new partners in the BitTorrent Certified program. These companies ...... 09 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
RIAA and Homeland Security the latest organizations accused of illegal downloading
RIAA and Homeland Security the latest organizations accused of illegal downloading
More revelations are coming to light about who is illegally downloaded pirated content via the website YouHaveDownloaded, and this time it appears ...... 21 Dec 2011 - 16 comments
Website tells you what you pirated
Website tells you what you pirated
Website tracks your BitTorrent activity. Youhavedownloaded.com is a website setup to show what files have been downloaded using BitTorrent ...... 14 Dec 2011 - 18 comments
Vestel to launch first BitTorrent-certified Smart TV
Vestel to launch first BitTorrent-certified Smart TV
Vestel and BitTorrent Inc. showcase the world's first BitTorrent Certified Digital TV at the IFA show in Berlin. The new prototype TV enables ...... 07 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
BitTorrent to launch premium ”Torrent Plus
BitTorrent to launch premium ”Torrent Plus
BitTorrent has said today that they will release a premium version of the popular ”Torrent client, dubbed ”Torrent Plus. The company did ...... 27 Jul 2011 - 8 comments
BitTorrent, Inc. software hits 100 million worldwide monthly users
BitTorrent, Inc. software hits 100 million worldwide monthly users
BitTorrent, Inc. has announced a new milestone in the usage of its original BitTorrent Mainline client, and its popular ”Torrent client. ...... 04 Jan 2011 - 1 comment
     

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