Browsing the "BitTorrent" Tag

BitTorrent’s Master Plan to Bring a Tron-Powered Crypto Token to the Masses

| Brady Dale

BitTorrent has the user base, Tron has the crypto. The new BitTorrent Token (BTT) white paper explores ways to marry the two.

BitTorrent Is Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency on the Tron Network

| Brady Dale

To incentivize file-sharing, BitTorrent is creating a cryptocurrency token on the Tron protocol.

BitTorrent to Integrate Tron Tokens in New Incentive Model

| Nikhilesh De

BitTorrent users will soon be able to receive Tron's tokens as rewards for maintaining files online for extended periods of time.

BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Crypto Creators Prior to Tron Sale

| Annaliese Milano and Brady Dale

Tron and Neo weren't the only crypto projects interested in acquiring BitTorrent; in fact, CoinDesk has learned, five others were tempted to buy too.

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Not Just Tron: Neo’s Failed $170 Million Bid to Buy BitTorrent Revealed

| Annaliese Milano and Brady Dale

It turns out that more crypto companies explored buying BitTorrent than just Tron. Not previously reported, Neo Global Capital made a much higher bid.

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Tron Now Owns a Stake In BitTorrent Founder’s New Crypto Project

| Brady Dale and Annaliese Milano

The peer-to-peer sharing company now owned by Tron's founder has a small stake in a soon-to-be-launched cryptocurrency protocol.

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Tron’s BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits

| Annaliese Milano

At least five BitTorrent employees have left BitTorrent due to disagreements related to its acquisition by Tron founder Justin Sun.

Tron Foundation Officially Completes Acquisition of BitTorrent

| Anna Baydakova

File sharing software provider BitTorrent announced Tuesday that its acquisition by the Tron Foundation is now officially complete.

Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won’t Stop Talking About It

| Christine Kim

The founder of a smaller cryptocurrency called Tron is acquiring BitTorrent for $120 million and social media is alight over the real reason "why."

BitTorrent Has ‘No Plans to Change’ After $120 Million Tron Acquisition

| Nikhilesh De

BitTorrent said it has "no plans to enable mining of cryptocurrency now or in the future" in a statement on Tuesday.