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Fully-fledged uTorrent app for Android in development, has no ETA

Google Search Data Shows Torrent Site Censorship Reaction

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Following a High Court ruling last month, six ISPs – BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk – were required to block subscriber access to three of the world’s largest torrent sites. The legal action, initiated by the music industry group BPI on behalf of a variety of major...
Google Search Data Shows Torrent Site Censorship Reaction

BitTorrent and uTorrent mobile apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone pass 10 million downloads

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On Thursday, BitTorrent announced an impressive milestone: 10,000,000 mobile downloads, and counting, for its Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps. This is impressive if you keep in mind that the company’s first mobile product, Remote, which allows you to access your BitTorrent or uTorrent client on any screen, was released...
BitTorrent and uTorrent mobile apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone pass 10 million downloads

uTorrent Download Speeds Beat Vuze By 16%

torrentfreak.com
For nearly half a decade uTorrent and Vuze have been two of the leading BitTorrent clients. If we leave out China, the two applications together hold three quarters of the market share which equals close to 100 million users a month. In an attempt to determine which of the two...
uTorrent Download Speeds Beat Vuze By 16%

uTorrent Is Now Ad-Supported (and How to Disable)

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When BitTorrent Inc. announced its plan to make uTorrent ad supported there was a small user revolt. The people complaining were mostly annoyed that there would be no option to disable the ads. Luckily, BitTorrent listened to the feedback and quickly decided that users would indeed get a chance to...
uTorrent Is Now Ad-Supported (and How to Disable)

Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads

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In 2011, Alki David, the billionaire behind the FilmOn video service, declared war on CNET and its owner CBS. David, and a coalition of supportive recording artists, sued the companies for their role in distributing file-sharing software including uTorrent and LimeWire. Their claim was that CNET had profited from the...
Billionairre Moves To Ban BitTorrent Client Downloads

BitTorrent Surf Turns a Chrome Browser Into a BitTorrent Client

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From its humble beginnings more than 11 years ago, BitTorrent has turned into one of the main generators of Internet traffic. Shifting hundreds of petabytes of data across cyberspace every day, torrents have become a daily activity for millions of people. The protocol’s most popular client, uTorrent, currently facilitates the...
BitTorrent Surf Turns a Chrome Browser Into a BitTorrent Client

uTorrent beta app arrives on Android

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Fans of the torrent-juggling desktop client can now get their downloads direct to their mobile device, because uTorrent's launched a beta app for any Android device running version 2.1 or higher. It's currently free, with RSS support, fully adjustable upload and download speeds and the ability to play games...
uTorrent beta app arrives on Android

NZ Copyright Tribunal: Accusations Are Presumed Infringement, Despite Denials

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A few weeks ago, we noted that the first "three strikes" case of infringement in New Zealand was set to go to the Copyright Tribunal (an earlier case was dropped after the recording industry (RIANZ) realized it had screwed up). The Tribunal has now issued its first ruling, demanding that...
NZ Copyright Tribunal: Accusations Are Presumed Infringement, Despite Denials

Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

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Over the past years dozens of apps have been rejected from the App Store because they mention the word BitTorrent. Apple defended this policy and told developers that their apps were not allowed “because this category of applications is often used for the purpose of infringing third-party rights.” This BitTorrent...
Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

Anonymous Hollywood Exec Ignites BitTorrent Inc Piracy Controversy

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If one is to understand what caused this big BitTorrent dispute, one has to understand a few key things. First, BitTorrent is a data transfer protocol, just like HTTP or FTP. It was invented more than a decade ago by Bram Cohen and one of its first public applications was...
Anonymous Hollywood Exec Ignites BitTorrent Inc Piracy Controversy
uTorrent beta app now available for Android, download straight to your phone or tablet

uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

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With 140 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. Despite this staggering statistic, there are still many opportunities for uTorrent to expand its user-base. In recent years mobile operating systems have become increasingly popular, but to date none of the...
uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

uTorrent lands on Android phones

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BitTorrent Inc. released a beta version of uTorrent for Android Wednesday, making it possible for Android users to download torrents straight onto their mobile handsets and tablets. The new software, which works on Android 2.1 and up, comes with some basic search functionality as well as the ability to subscribe...
uTorrent lands on Android phones

Make BitTorrent Transfers Anonymous With BTGuard

torrentfreak.com
After the UK Government passed its new and improved anti-piracy bill we decided to ask some of the people that run anonymizing BitTorrent services if they’ve seen a rise in users. One of the well established services in this niche is BTGuard, an easy to configure proxy service that...
Make BitTorrent Transfers Anonymous With BTGuard

BitTorrent Announces Plans To Help Artists Get Paid While Giving Their Creations Away For Free

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In many people's minds (especially those in certain industries), the word "torrent" is synonymous with piracy. This has obviously caused a bit of problem for BitTorrent, Inc., the parent company of BitTorrent client, uTorrent. Despite the fact that uTorrent has legitimate uses, most members of the press and politicians continue...
BitTorrent Announces Plans To Help Artists Get Paid While Giving Their Creations Away For Free
Android "BitTorrent Certified" box wants to bring torrents to your TV

Billionaire Alki David On CBS Lawsuit and His Solution To BitTorrent Piracy

torrentfreak.com
Earlier this week we posted the latest update on the copyright infringement lawsuit from Alki David and a coalition of recording artists against CNET and owner CBS. The lawsuit claims that CNET’s Download.com distributed file-sharing software including uTorrent and LimeWire after they “shameless promoted” the tools for infringing uses. This...
Billionaire Alki David On CBS Lawsuit and His Solution To BitTorrent Piracy

Torrent-Enable any RSS Feed With a Couple of Clicks

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RSS, which stands for Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication, is a wonderful tool that allows publishers to automatically syndicate their content. Here on TorrentFreak we publish all our daily articles, both from our mainpage and Bits section, on a pair of RSS feeds which can be read using...
Torrent-Enable any RSS Feed With a Couple of Clicks

How to run normal x86 Windows apps on your Windows RT tablet

www.extremetech.com
It was only a matter of time: You can now run conventional x86 Desktop apps on your ARM-based Windows RT tablet, such as the Surface RT or Asus VivoTab RT. x86 games such as Heroes of Might and Magic 3 and small utilities such as WinRAR are confirmed to work...
How to run normal x86 Windows apps on your Windows RT tablet

Certified BitTorrent Box Brings uTorrent to Your TV

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With a quarter billion active users a month BitTorrent is without a doubt the most used file-sharing platform. The vast majority of these BitTorrent users download video files, but despite these staggering statistics it can still be quite cumbersome to play downloaded files on the old-fashioned TV. The first ever...
Certified BitTorrent Box Brings uTorrent to Your TV

uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

torrentfreak.com
With 140 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. Despite this staggering statistic, there are still many opportunities for uTorrent to expand its user-base. In recent years mobile operating systems have become increasingly popular, but to date none of the...
uTorrent Native Android Client On The Way

Google starts censoring The Pirate Bay domains in Google Instant and Autocomplete

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Google has quietly added The Pirate Bay to its blacklist of censored search phrases. The move isn’t a complete block: the pages are still being indexed, and you can still access the world’s most popular torrent tracker from the world’s most popular search engine. That being said, both the Google...
Google starts censoring The Pirate Bay domains in Google Instant and Autocomplete

BitTorrent Giant BTjunkie Shuts Down For Good

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Founded in June 2005, BTjunkie has been among the top BitTorrent sites for more than half a decade. The site was never involved in any legal action, and to keep it this way the site’s operators decided to shut the site down for good today. The following message was posted...
BitTorrent Giant BTjunkie Shuts Down For Good

This Chrome extension makes torrent downloading ridiculously easy

thenextweb.com
Downloading a BitTorrent file isn’t the most complicated thing in the world, but as with all technology, making things easier is just fine by me. The process usually requires the download of a piece of software, or BitTorrent client, such as uTorrent. Not a big deal, but if you’ve recently...
This Chrome extension makes torrent downloading ridiculously easy

BitTorrent and uTorrent mobile apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone pass 20 million downloads

thenextweb.com
BitTorrent on Thursday announced it had passed 20 million mobile downloads across its Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps. The milestone comes just over four months after the 10 million download milestone, meaning not only is there continuous growth, but it is accelerating. BitTorrent currently offers six mobile products: uTorrent/BitTorrent...
BitTorrent and uTorrent mobile apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone pass 20 million downloads

More Prenda Insanity: Lawyer Claims Defendant Erased Infringing Activity Using A Registry Cleaner, Citing A Single EHow Submission

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Are you ready for some more fun courtesy of Prenda Law? While there are many copyright trolls wandering the judicial system, few have proven more entertaining than Prenda Law and its partners in unintentional levity, including AF Holdings, John Steele and superlawyer Brett Gibbs. Brett Gibbs takes center stage (again)...
More Prenda Insanity: Lawyer Claims Defendant Erased Infringing Activity Using A Registry Cleaner, Citing A Single EHow Submission

Apple: Sorry, Those BitTorrent Apps Were Approved by Mistake

torrentfreak.com
Just a few days ago we published an article suggesting that Apple had lifted the ban on BitTorrent apps. This spring the company gave its blessing to a remote control app for the Transmission BitTorrent client, and this surprise approval was followed by another for a similar uTorrent app last...
Apple: Sorry, Those BitTorrent Apps Were Approved by Mistake

uTorrent Debuts Native Android Client

torrentfreak.com
With about 150 million active users each month, uTorrent is by far the most used BitTorrent client in the West. But despite its unrivaled popularity uTorrent didn’t have a mobile client, until today. Earlier this year TorrentFreak revealed that BitTorrent Inc. was working on an Android app, and today the...
uTorrent Debuts Native Android Client

uTorrent Listens To Reddit After Backlash Over Toolbar Installer

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Apparently everything is available for free on the web these days. Music, movies, TV shows, games – you name it – it’s all just a click away. New business models must be found, the tide is way too strong to hold back, the genie is out of the bottle. It’s...
uTorrent Listens To Reddit After Backlash Over Toolbar Installer
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?