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File-sharing software provider BitTorrent Inc. has announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency which users will be able to use to achieve faster download speeds, the company said on Thursday. The BitTorrent token (BTT) will be issued by Singapore-incorporated BitTorrent Foundation on the Tron Network and will first be...
Tron, a startup developing a blockchain-based entertainment and content-sharing platform, has officially completed the acquisition of file-sharing software provider BitTorrent. Tron was said to have paid around US$126 million in cash for the company, according to a report by TechCrunch. The acquisition of BitTorrent, which claims more than 100 million...
During a conversation with Muneeb Ali of Blockstack at Blockstack Summit 2017, BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen shared some of his thoughts on the current state of the Bitcoin development process. Key viewpoints shared by Cohen included a preference for soft forks over hard forks, blaming bitcoin miners for blocking...