Arthur Newman, Independent Film, And How Hollywood Can Work With BitTorrent
On April 26th, Arthur Newman, starring Colin Firth and Emily Blunt, hits theaters. And you’ll be able to catch an exclusive preview five days early, right here on BitTorrent. In partnership with Cinedigm, we’re giving BitTorrent users a first look at the film; marking the first time we’ve ever worked with a major studio to…
Friday Download: Ween
In this week’s FDL: things get weird. Three vintage live shows from Ween. Pop absurdity, lovingly preserved by the archive.org curatorial team. Happy Friday, people. Friday Download: Ween 1. The Longhorn / Stuttgart, Germany / 2000 2. Princeton University / Princeton, NJ / 2002 3. State Theater / Minneapolis, MN / 2006
BitTorrent Sessions: Shepard Fairey
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbNjslTZDU8&w=570&h=370] In March, we got the chance to catch up with some creators, change-makers, and heroes of the free world at SXSW. Our intrepid film crew (Jeph, Danimal) captured the conversations so we could share them with you. Herewith: a series of small talks about big things. In this week’s issue: words with Shepard Fairey;…
20 Million BitTorrent Mobile Users, And Counting
Just a few short months ago, we hit ten million mobile users. Whew. Just a few minutes ago, we hit twenty million. Internet high five, y’all. Especially you, lucky downloader number 20,000,000. And thanks to everyone who’s joined our mobile family along the way. Today, we have two top 20 free media and video applications…
Pretty Lights Debuts New Single At Coachella – And On BitTorrent
Last year, we worked with Pretty Lights to help break the barriers of sound and access; delivering 3 of his EPs, a new single, and a Bonnaroo tour video to BitTorrent fans. 5 million downloads led to 60 thousand new emails, 30 thousand new Facebook fans, a 700% increase in web traffic, and sold out…
BitTorrent Surf Beta Launches Today On Chrome And Firefox
In early January, we launched an Alpha of BitTorrent Surf, a Chrome plugin that brings BitTorrent to your browser. Today, we’re ready to catch bigger waves. Yep. Puns. We went there. With big thanks and props to our Alpha users, we’re ready to release the Beta version of BitTorrent Surf.
Friday Download: Jason Molina
Every week, we spend time getting lost in the stacks at archive.org. Each Friday, we offer up a few of our favorite preserved objects and found moments. This week: we remember Jason Molina, with a short survey of live shows kept in kind by archive.org. Read on for the torrent links.
NAB Show 2013: 4K, Fan Wars, And The Rise Of Micro-Broadcast
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuMxONw3HvI&w=570&h=370] This week, we packed our bags for Vegas. NAB Show is where the world’s broadcasters, producers, video pros, and and digital groups come together to talk about what’s next for media. So, then, what is next? Eric Klinker, our CEO, sat down with thought-leaders from Forrester, IBM, Akamai, and Aspera to talk about broadcast’s…
SXSW 2013: Young Guru Breaks It Down
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynYdckQ5lNo&w=570&h=370] In March, we got the chance to catch up with some creators, change-makers, and heroes of the free world at SXSW. Our intrepid film crew (Jeph, Danimal) captured the conversations so we could share them with you. Herewith: a series of small talks about big things. In this installment, we talk with legendary audio…
Friday Download: The National
Every week, we spend time getting lost in the stacks at archive.org. Each Friday, we offer up a few of our favorite preserved objects and found moments. This week: a short survey of live shows by The National. Read on for the torrent links.