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Google 'Copresence' could be a cross-platform AirDrop rival

Google may be getting ready to put its Bump acquisition to good use with Copresence, a service for trading files between devices.

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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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BitTorrent's Bundle paywall is part Kickstarter, part iTunes

You've used the BitTorrent protocol to grab Linux distributions and pirated movies. Now the company behind the protocol hopes you'll pay for your next torrent download.

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BitTorrent’s artist Bundles rack up 100 million downloads, pay gates on the way

Artists are warming up to BitTorrent after the company proves it’s a legitimate distribution platform.

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Popcorn Time transforms movie torrents into Netflix

This surprisingly slick desktop program lets you stream movies via torrent as easily as you stream movies on Netflix.

RealNetworks says its video-sharing service is ready for a worldwide stage

After launching in the U.S. and Canada five months ago, RealPlayer Cloud rolls out to the rest of the world Monday.

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BitTorrent’s Android app updates make sharing a cinch

BitTorrent is focusing on smartphones with Android app overhauls and a live-streaming app on the way.

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BitTorrent throttling in U.S. creeps back up

Expect the legal setbacks to net neutrality to further complicate the matter of slower speeds when using BitTorrent.

BitTorrent’s legit Bundles edge out pirated content in top downloads

BitTorrent has its fair share of pirates, but don’t believe the hype: plenty of artist-approved content also circulates on the file-sharing network.

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Dropbox hit by outage on Friday, denies that it was hacked

The file-sharing service says the Friday outage was caused by issues with routine internal maintenance, and says the group claiming it hacked into Dropbox is a hoax.