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Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment. Sun’s acquisition has been in the works… […]

TRON Founder Buys BitTorrent for Undisclosed Sum

The founder of the TRON cryptocurrency, Justin Sun, has acquired the peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent for an unknown amount of money. TRON aims to build a decentralized entertainment ecosystem where content creators can freely publish, store, and sell their content while directly interacting with consumers via issuing and trading digital assets. The peer-to-peer file […]

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen Developing Cryptocurrency Chia Without ICO

Bram Cohen — the inventor of file sharing service BitTorrent — is behind an up and coming cryptocurrency called Chia. Chia, which doesn’t require massive amounts of electricity like Bitcoin does, has raised almost $3.4 million without the help of an initial coin offering (ICO). The money will help the startup build its coin and blockchain, which […]

What Is Flixx Cryptocurrency?

There are many ways to utilize blockchain technology in a meaningful manner. The Flixxo team is taking a unique approach in this regard, as they want to use smart contracts and BitTorrent technology to create a decentralized content distribution network. It is not the only venture trying its hand at this business model, but it’s still […]

BitTorrent Creator to Enter the Bitcoin Space!

Bitcoin and BitTorrent are two revolutionary technologies from different eras that share few similarities. Both are decentralized peer-to-peer networks that revolutionized their respective sectors. Following the success of BitTorrent, its creator Bram Cohen has announced his plans to explore the Bitcoin industry. Bram Cohen is already familiar with cryptocurrencies as he has been involved in […]