Tag Archives: BitTorrent Inc.

BitTorrent Adds Chief Strategist, Executive Vice President of Marketing

For the past several months, the expansion of apps and delivering quality content to our community has been a couple of our top priorities. Our goal is to create a platform where content creators can deliver their artistic works and build relationships with fans while giving our users access to unique content. Bridging the digital […]

Shared Film Festival at the Open Video Conference

Over the past few months we have worked with several indie artists to distribute their work via BitTorrent. As a company, this is something that we are passionate about, because we think there is great potential for artists to leverage the distribution economics of BitTorrent to reach a large and engaged audience to not only […]

The Arrival of Apps

We’ve always strived to make the BitTorrent client simple and useful, basing our design philosophy around this core ideal. At the same time, we recognize there are many features that may enhance your experience – by choice. The solution? Apps. Available today for the first time in a new release candidate build of the BitTorrent […]

Introducing µTorrent Server for Linux

If any group has embraced the possibilities and power of BitTorrent for distribution, it is the Linux community. Virtually every distribution is available via torrent download and many even ship with a BitTorrent client in the default configuration. While the BitTorrent Python code has always been available for Linux users and uTorrent runs very well […]

Musician “PAZ” Chooses BitTorrent for Distribution

For a lot of musicians the dream is to get a deal with a big record label; make an album; and then make lots of money. The reality is that most musicians will never get that big record deal. Even if they do, most traditional models follow the sort of “hit maker” model that removes the artist from […]

BitTorrent 7 Goes Stable

Fundamentally, BitTorrent is about creating a more efficient and open Internet. We believe that μTP, an updated BitTorrent protocol that makes efficient use of bandwidth while reducing network problems, is a critical component in continuing to drive that legacy forward. μTP is an enhanced BitTorrent transfer protocol that we introduced in our μTorrent client a […]

New to Apps: Torrent Discussions with Torrent Tweet

Today we’re releasing Torrent Tweet – the latest entry into our Apps ecosystem. Torrent Tweet is a Twitter-based system for following and contributing to discussions relating to individual torrents. Tweets are indexed with an automatically generated hashtag unique to each torrent file. Find out what people are saying about torrents you are downloading and sign […]

BitTorrent Hackathon This Thursday

Over the past several months we have been busy building Apps for µTorrent. Apps are completely optional, and are a way to give users easy access to additional services and features around media. Most recently, we announced the general availability of the Apps for BitTorrent software developer kit (SDK) as well as launched the Apps for […]

µTorrent Web Now Available on iPad and Android

Since launching µTorrent Web for iPhone, users have been clamoring for something similar on other devices. So, today we are very excited to announce support for the iPad and Android platform – including the Nexus One and Google Ion devices. Now you can control torrents via your web browser on a PC, iPhone, iPad and Android. In case […]

What is the Right Business Model on the Internet?

What is the right business model on the Internet? For the most part, organizations are still trying to find the balance between how to create value for consumers and a sustainable business model. In case you haven’t noticed, media scarcity has for all intents and purposes disappeared. The Internet is essentially a giant copy machine […]