In June, a job listing let it slip that BitTorrent was looking to launch a live-streaming TV news network on its newly launched BitTorrent Live platform. Now it has hired Harrison Bohrman as news director of BitTorrent News.
BitTorrent launched its Bundle platform in 2013 as a way to help artists distribute their work. Now the platform is being renamed as BitTorrent Now, and now offers free streaming of both video and music.
BitTorrent is expanding its live-streaming service with the addition of its very own news channel in time to cover the election this fall. Tentatively titled "BitTorrent News," the network plans to set up its base in San Francisco.
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.
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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.
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.