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 said it has "no plans to enable mining of cryptocurrency now or in the future" in a statement on Tuesday.
Tron saw double-digit gains Tuesday after announcing it acquired BitTorrent for $140 million.
California incubator Boost VC recently saw five blockchain startups graduate from its program as part of its Tribe 6 class of companies.
A hip-hop collective has partnered with FrostWire to offer its new album with integrated bitcoin donations.
Popular BitTorrent client Frostwire has integrated an experimental mechanism that will allow users to donate bitcoins to torrent sharers.