Tag: bittorrent

  • TRON
    Industry

    Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

    Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment....

    Thomas Delahunty | June 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • chia
    Altcoins

    BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen Developing Cryptocurrency Chia Without ICO

    Bram Cohen — the inventor of file sharing service BitTorrent — is behind an up and coming cryptocurrency called Chia. Chia, which doesn’t require massive amounts of electricity like Bitcoin does, has raised almost $3.4 million without the help of an initial coin offering (ICO). The money will help...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 29, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • LBRY Introduces Decentralized Content Distribution System.

    BitTorrent Creator to Enter the Bitcoin Space!

    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...

    Gautham | April 25, 2017 | 1:39 pm
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    Can BitTorrent and Lightning Give Netflix a Run for Its Money?

    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...

    Gautham | October 23, 2016 | 4:30 pm
  • OpenBazaar
    Bitcoin

    OpenBazaar Now Used in Over 183 Countries

    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...

    Gautham | April 30, 2016 | 8:00 pm
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    InterPlanetary File System – File System for a Decentralized?

    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...

    Gautham | November 14, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

    BitTorrent and Bitcoin – Don’t Screw It!

    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...

    Gautham | June 28, 2015 | 12:00 pm
  • BitTorrent Client Joystream to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding
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    BitTorrent Client to Reward Users with Bitcoin for Seeding

    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....

    Sarah Jenn | June 18, 2015 | 11:00 pm
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    BitTorrent Client FrostWire Integrates Bitcoin Donations

    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....

    Jayanand Sagar | February 27, 2014 | 3:19 pm
  • FrostWire BitTorrent Client Developer Seeks to Integrate Bitcoin Functionality

    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...

    Jayanand Sagar | December 13, 2013 | 5:33 pm

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