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…
BitTorrent Mobile Crosses 100MM Installs, Introduces 3.0
To celebrate the 100 millionth installation of the BitTorrent and uTorrent mobile apps, we’re delighted to unveil a watershed release for BitTorrent for Android– version 3.0.
Project Maelstrom Enters Beta
Distributed Browser Expands Test Group, Introduces Developer Tools In December we announced the release of the alpha version of Project Maelstrom and shared our vision for a distributed web. It’s a vision for the Internet that we’ve long held at BitTorrent; we believe its a necessary innovation to sustain a truly neutral, content-friendly network.
GRiZ Announces New Album ‘Say It Loud’ Out March 31st via BitTorrent Bundle
The Detroit producer/musician announces his latest studio album, available on his own All Good Records via BitTorrent Bundle, March 31st. Since his debut release in 2011, producer/DJ/musician GRiZ has been lighting up clubs and theaters around the US with his sax-infused “electro-soul”. On March 31st, GRiZ has announced the release of his fourth album Say…