BitTorrent

torrentz.eu shuts down forever! end of biggest torrent search engine

Over two weeks after the shutdown of Kickass Torrents and arrest of its admin in Poland, the world's biggest BitTorrent meta-search engine …

Net Neutrality

Kevin the bot uses blockchain to offer insurance for P2P transactions

2 minutes ago | 88 views | 0<p>Madrid-based online reputation startup Traity has launched a chatbot that uses an "open blockchain balance sheet" to …

P2P

Search Engines To Ban Torrent Sites From Serving In Results

• TorrentFreak, Monday, February 13, 2017 3:10 PM<p>Torrent Freak reports that Google "and other search companies" will voluntarily stop indexing torrent …

Advertising Industry

PayPal adds P2P bot for Slack

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Slack users in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia will soon be able to send each other money via PayPal.<p>A new bot, PayPal's first, will allow peer-to-peer payments of up to …

P2P

BitTorrent Live TV App Finally Arrives On Android Devices

Android users that have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the BitTorrent Live TV App on Android devices will be pleased to know that it is …

Apple TV

UK Tabloid Fooled into Publishing False ‘T2 Trainspotting’ Piracy Story

When movies leak online before their official release, both pirates and movie companies tend to get excited, for different reasons of course. This …

United Kingdom

BitTorrent's live TV app finally arrives on Android

Despite troubles plaguing the company, BitTorrent has brought its peer-to-peer live streaming app to Android, a few weeks after making the iOS version available. The app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, where it has already garnered a lukewarm rating of 3.2.<p>BitTorrent Live lets you …

Technology (UK)

BitTorrent now has a free live streaming TV app on Android

BitTorrent may have been originally known for debatable torrenting practices on the web, but the protocol can also be used for totally-legit live streaming television events. BitTorrent Live, previously released for FireTV and Apple devices, is now available on Android. With it, you can livestream …

Technology (UK)

BitTorrent Live launches its live TV streaming app on Android

BitTorrent has been expanding its p2p services to add music and video streaming, file synchronization, and more. One of its newest efforts is …

Apple TV

bittorrent vs HTTP

Here's a comparison between the use of bittorrent vs HTTP for data transfers.<p>Basic Facts<p>Bittorrent is a way for a client to figure out what peers …

DevOps

Can authorities kill The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents, BitTorrent? Best torrent sites you can count on

Anti-piracy organisations, for years, have tried to shut down illegal torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and BitTorrent that offer copyrighted content, including movies, music videos and television shows free of cost to the public, without success of course. After exhausting all …

Net Neutrality

The Inside Story of BitTorrent’s Bizarre Collapse

<i>How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company’s cash and nearly left it for dead.</i><p>L<b>ast April, a pair of cousins</b> named Bob Delamar and …

Technology

How BitTorrent's failed to find a successful business model despite its widely used protocol

Mosquitoes

S U R V I V E SHARE FREE BUNDLE OF TRACKS AND VIDEOS VIA BITTORRENT

Band reveal they'll play twice at Coachella...<p>S U R V I V E have shared a free BitTorrent bundle containing album tracks, video clips and an …

Music

Facebook prepares to take P2P payments abroad

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Last fall, Facebook received an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland, clearing the way for it to offer payment services across EU member states, pending approval …

P2P

S U R V I V E share free BitTorrent bundle including previously unreleased music

<b>The Austin band also shares their 2017 festival schedule.</b><p>S U R V I V E have released a free BitTorrent bundle of tracks, videos and live music. It …

Music

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week - 01/09/17

This week we have three newcomers in our chart.<p>The Accountant is the most downloaded movie.<p>The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by …

List-Worthy

HBO's Game of Thrones Was the Most Pirated TV Show Last Year (TWX)

HBO's wall is not strong enough.<p>The network's award-winning Game of Thrones, based on the bestselling fantasy book series, was the most "torrented" …

P2P

Indonesia's new regulations could boost fintech development

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Indonesia's regulator, the Financial Services Authority, published its long-awaited regulations for the marketplace lending industry on Tuesday, according to the Jakarta Post …

P2P

'Game of Thrones' Was the Most Illegal TV Show of 2016

For the fifth year in a row, <i>Game of Thrones</i> became the most pirated TV show of the year through BitTorrent downloads.<p>Right after the season finale of</i> …

P2P

2017 Movie Torrents List - Download the Most Anticipated Upcoming Hollywood Torrent Movies

<b>2017 Movie Torrents List | List of the Most Anticipated Torrent Movies 2017</b><p><i>2017 Movie Torrents List - Download the Most Anticipated Upcoming</i> …

P2P

Lenovo Smart Storage Gets Official At CES

Lenovo has announced a new wireless storage solution at this years CES, the Lenovo Smart Storage and the device comes with a range of different …

P2P

Website lets you spy on friend’s downloads

Jennifer HaleThe Sun<p><b>A NEW website allows you to spy on what you’re friends are downloading from the internet — and they won’t have a clue you’re</b> …

P2P

This website knows what you have torrented, and you can use it to spy on people

It's no secret that despite being billed as a great way to download large Linux distros and copyright free software, BitTorrent is primarily used to …

Ip Address

Is Google about to launch the largest torrent search engine ever seen?

After years of catering to copyright holders and their increasing demands, is Google about to go rogue in sheer frustration? According to a report by TorrentFreak, 2017 could well be the year Google throws its toys out of the pram, raises the Jolly Roger and takes to the digital seas in anger by …

Net Neutrality

'Deadpool' tops list of most-torrented movies for 2016

BTW<p>The internet couldn't get enough of <i>Deadpool</i> in 2016. The box-office hit has earned the title of the most-torrented movie of the year, according to …

Dead Pool

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week - 01/02/17

This week we have three newcomers in our chart.<p>Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is the most downloaded movie.<p>The data for our weekly download chart is …

List-Worthy

Website claims to let you see everything your friends have downloaded

A new website claims to be able to show everything you – and your friends – have torrented.<p>“I Know What You Download” gathers information frm across …

P2P

Five 'Fantastic' File-Sharing Forecasts for 2017

Following the latest trends is one of the main tasks at the TorrentFreak newsroom and this job continues in the New Year.<p>While we can’t predict the …

Net Neutrality

More people pirated “Deadpool” in 2016 than any other movie

It’s no secret that we are big movie fans. And <i>Deadpool</i> was one of our favorites of the year. And, based on the huge box office returns for the …

Dead Pool