BitTorrent, Inc. Separates Out Sync Business to Focus on Media
Today BitTorrent, Inc. moves to close one chapter and start another, as we announce the launch of Resilio, Inc. and the exit of our former CEO, Eric Klinker.
BitTorrent Live: Multichannel App for Live and Linear Programming Unveiled at INTX
BitTorrent Live solves provisioning and lag time problems for live online broadcasting; Features free tier of channels spanning news, sports, music, tech, and youth culture.
Friday Download: Prodigy Releases R.I.P. 1 BitTorrent Bundle
The legendary rapper shares the first 15-track installment of his R.I.P. series, with 2 more drops scheduled for March. As golden age rap gave way to West Coast gangsta in the early 90s, back on the East Coast, Mobb Deep helped pioneer a new wave of hardcore rap: first with The Infamous, then again with 1996’s Hell…
A Word on the OS X Malware Attack
In our connected world, no one is safe from malware. All types of software are constantly under attack, making security a major issue for software developers everywhere, every day. This week, the first ransomware on Mac was discovered in a release by the Transmission team. It’s understandable that this has made news, particularly given that…
The 2015 BitTorrent Report
From Ratking to Rubble Kings: how DIY scenes and outside voices shaped pop culture in 2015. 2015 saw creativity’s declaration of independence. More than 41% of artists we surveyed now say that direct-to-fan distribution — the freedom to share work without a label or a studio — is the single biggest change impacting the arts. It’s bigger…
The FADER Announces BitTorrent Bundle Distribution Partnership
The award-winning publication becomes the first to use BitTorrent Bundle as its primary digital distribution channel. Read up.
September Staff Picks: Exploration
Searching for truth in web’s black markets, shopping for kicks in the crowded streets of Tokyo, and chasing down summer’s last golden hours.
Staff Picks: August 2015 Edition
From Fool’s Gold to Secret Stash: 30 days in 10 epic downloads. FOOL’S GOLD: DAY OFF FIRE Fool’s Gold DAY OFF started out five years ago in a parking lot in SoHo: a place for friends and label fam to celebrate music’s electric, unclassifiable underground. Today, DAY OFF spans five cities, a lineup featuring everyone from…
Bleep update: Forward Secrecy for Offline Messages
Our engineers have recently updated the Bleep core engine to address offline forward secrecy. We’ve discussed forward secrecy before, but this is a major overhaul to the fundamental way we package and transmit messages. It also introduces something that no one else has figured out how to do (as far as we know): providing forward…
Bleep Now Publicly Available Across All Major Platforms
Private Messaging App Rolls Out for iOS and Adds “Whisper” Messages Since our open alpha release last September, a lot has happened in the private messaging space. Services have come and gone, some have been breached and patched, and in many cases, users have been left feeling violated, or at the very least, changed what…