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BitTorrent Sync Should Hit iOS "Soon"

BitTorrent Sync, the peer to peer competitor for services such as Dropbox is launching an iOS client this week.


BitTorrent's Personal Cloud Service, Sync, Just Moved Into Beta Today

BitTorrent’s personal cloud service, Sync, just moved into beta today. And now, it even has its own Android app. If you need some online space the NSA can’t get at, go check it out. It’s free!


Australia Still World-Beaters When It Comes To Game Of Thrones Piracy

Congratulations, Australia! You bunch of swashbuckling, Game Of Thrones-torrenting, content piracy lovers: thanks to the efforts of the country’s pirates, Australia is still leading the world in Game Of Thrones piracy, as the season finale sets new BitTorrent records around the world.


You Can Now Buy Stuff From Right Inside A Torrent

BitTorrent always has something cooking, from a streaming video protocol that never overloads, to a neat little private cloud storage system. Now the company’s invented a new kind of torrent that lets content creators pack their own little store right inside.


Netflix: Where We Set Up Shop, Torrenting Drops

The Chief Content Officer of streaming giant Netflix claims the modern trend for easily streaming legal content is impacting on the more hardcore Bittorrent scene, with pirate traffic dropping in countries when Netflix switches on its servers. According to Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, this is because “…people are mostly honest.”


Set Up Your Own Personal Storage Cloud With BitTorrent Sync

One of BitTorrent’s latest little tricks, a sorta-kinda-but-not-really cloud storage service, just grew up into a real app today. Bit Torrent Sync and all of its shared folder goodness just launched into Alpha today, and you can go check it out for yourself.


Download BitTorrent Files From Your Browser With BitTorrent Surf Beta

Yo ho yo ho, a pirate’s life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try.


Aussies Still Leading The World In Game Of Thrones Piracy

The third season of Game Of Thrones kicked off over the Easter weekend, breaking the records for the largest audience ever… for a torrent. More than 160,000 simultaneous peers connected to popular torrents of the first episode, with Australia the most frequent pirating nation.


The Pirate Bay Is Now The World's Number One File-Sharing Site

While The Pirate Bay is certainly notorious, it’s always oddly lingered in the mid-table when it comes to real-world file sharing. However, according to fresh analysis by Torrent Freak, the site has now sailed into the top spot as the world’s most-used file-sharing site.


BitTorrent's P2P Streaming Is Here To Take The Lag Out Of Live Video

Livestreams are great and all, but they’re all subject to a terrible reality: the more people who want to watch, the more likely it is the stream goes down. BitTorrent’s P2P streaming service BitTorrent Live stands to change all that by actually drawing strength from the crowd, and it’s here to start shaking up the scene.