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Tag: bittorrent

LBRY Introduces Decentralized Content Distribution System.

BitTorrent Creator to Enter the Bitcoin Space! No Comments

Bitcoin and BitTorrent are two revolutionary technologies from different eras that share few similarities. Both are decentralized peer-to-peer networks that revolutionized their respective sectors. Following the success of BitTorrent, its creator Bram Cohen has announced his plans to explore the Bitcoin industry. Bram Cohen is already familiar with cryptocurrencies as he has been involved in th...


Can BitTorrent and Lightning Give Netflix a Run for Its Money? No Comments

Luke Cage fans on Netflix had to go without their usual daily fix for a while last week, following a massive DDoS attack on the internet. While the DDoS attacks can be considered as acceptable risks for an internet based business, a combination of Bitcoin and BitTorrent presents itself as a huge threat to services like Netflix. Since Bitcoin gained popularity, it was considered as an ideal meth...


OpenBazaar

OpenBazaar Now Used in Over 183 Countries No Comments

OpenBazaar, the decentralized marketplace has spread across 183 countries. The announcement was made earlier yesterday by the company on its Twitter channel. The project, started small in a hackathon has now become an international product fueling global e-commerce, in a decentralized fashion. The OpenBazaar platform has achieved the remarkable success of becoming a global product in less than ...


InterPlanetary File System - File System for a Decentralized Internet. newsbtc bitcoin news

InterPlanetary File System – File System for a Decentralized Internet? No Comments

Internet in its current form has been around for decades now. While the bandwidth has definitely increased and with rapid improvements in technology, data costs have gone down drastically. However, deep down the framework on the internet remains mostly unchanged. The increased dependence and familiarity of internet among individuals, organizations and governments has made it an irreplaceable piece...


BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

BitTorrent and Bitcoin – Don’t Screw It! No Comments

Disclaimer: The author doesn't endorse or approve piracy in any form and the content of the article is meant to be a depiction of reality. Almost all millennials out there on the internet have used BitTorrent at least once in their life, maybe to illegally download the latest song or to download the latest version of Ubuntu for their desktop which is perfectly legal. Free content on torrents mad...


BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

BitTorrent Client to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding No Comments

In order to encourage torrent seeding on its platform, a BitTorrent client called JoyStream is venturing into rewarding its users with bitcoin. For now, it is on alpha release for a limited time for users who have signed up on the Bitcoin Testnet. The company was founded by Dr. Bedeho Mender who sought to improve the levels of bandwidth contribution and the lack of incentives for content prov...


BitTorrent Client FrostWire Integrates Bitcoin Donations No Comments

A BitTorrent client developer has integrated a donation mechanism into an experimental build that will allow users to donate bitcoin to sharer of a torrent, according to a report published by Torrent Freak. It's not only limited to bitcoin, either. Litecoin, dogecoin, and PayPal are other options, too. The developer, FrostWire, hopes the move will allow content creators like musical artists and ...


FrostWire BitTorrent Client Developer Seeks to Integrate Bitcoin Functionality No Comments

BitTorrent client developers at FrostWire are looking to add a touch of pizazz to their software that could start a movement amongst other BitTorrent client developers. See, FrostWire is looking to integrate bitcoin into their software, essentially allowing users to send and receive bitcoin donations by displaying a bitcoin icon by the transfer which then opens up a bitcoin client or bitcoin wa...


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