Movies & TV

BitTorrent Live aims to save live-streaming video from lag issues, outages

Streaming video providers aim for massive audiences, but those audiences also drive up costs and can result in latency or even outages. BitTorrent Live, a new live-streaming video platform, aims to fix that.

Learn to download torrents and drown in a deluge of files

Torrent files are a popular download method for many people, but if you're new to them, the process can be confusing. There's also the issue of whether using torrent files is legal. We give you all the information you need to begin using…
Home Theater

BitTorrent news streaming app OTT News now available for the Apple TV

OTT News is a new streaming app for the Apple TV and mobile devices that offers election news using the BitTorrent Live peer-to-peer technology, rather than relying on expensive content delivery networks.

Putin’s Internet adviser owns a torrent site

Herman Klimenko, Putin's Internet adviser, made headlines when he suggested copyright owners shouldn't "terrorize" Russians. But as it turns out, Klimenko himself owns a torrent site.
Social Media

Hollywood just caught some major movie pirates through Facebook, report reveals

Hollywood's anti-piracy group FACT led the UK police to several of the country's most-prolific movie pirates, responsible for illegally sharing 2,500 films online, via the culprits' Facebook profiles.
Home Theater

There’s now a Popcorn Time for porn

There's now a Popcorn Time for pornography. Porn Time is based on Popcorn Time's peer-to-peer code and works very similar to the torrent app but exclusively for accessing pirated adult content.

Message your friends like a spy with BitTorrent Bleep’s new ‘whisper’ messages

With the release of an iOS app, BitTorrent Bleep is publicly available across all platforms. The company also announced a cool new feature it calls “whispers” yesterday, which are messages that disappear within 25 seconds of being seen.

BitTorrent launches its own Web browser for Windows

BitTorrent has been busy working on a browser that treats websites in the same way as torrents. It's still early days for the software but a beta version for Windows is now available.

Grab your popcorn: Netflix-style torrent app Popcorn Time is now on iOS

Popcorn Time, the controversial Netflix-style streaming service, has just come out with an app for non-jailbroken iOS devices. The group also announced plans to open a sort of underground app store.

Scared of the cloud, but want to share files? BitTorrent Sync might be the answer

BitTorrent's file sharing software Sync has left beta as of version 2.0, and will begin offering a 'Pro' subscription package for business users.

Thom Yorke potentially made over $20 million legally on BitTorrent in 2014

Thom Yorke's "Tommorrow's Modern Boxes" was downloaded over 4.4 million times legally on BitTorrent with Yorke set to receive 90 percent of all sales.

Get back in the torrent game with these five Pirate Bay alternatives

Just because the Swedish police shut the door on Pirate Bay's BitTorrent operation, it doesn't mean you also need to go offline. Get back into the BitTorrent game with our five favorite Pirate Bay alternatives.