Vuze Reinvents Its BitTorrent Client

Vuze, formerly known as Azureus, will soon launch version 4.0 of their BitTorrent client. Inspired by feedback from users, the user interface has been completely revamped. The client itself seems to move towards an all-in-one solution, with built in search and a built in media player.

Artists See a Future With BitTorrent

Opinion

The music industry is changing. While the record labels are desperately trying to protect the revenue stream from album sales, a new generation of artists is starting to realize that they are better off when they give away their music for free. By now, we're all familiar with the industry's…

TorrentFreak TV Launches

TorrentFreak is proud to present the first episode of 'TorrentFreak TV', a recap of some of the best, most interesting or remarkable stories from the wonderful world of BitTorrent. The show is directed by none other than Andrej Preston, who some people might remember as the founder of the legendary…

AC/DC Electrify BitTorrent Album Downloads

AC/DC will release its new album 'Black Ice' worldwide on October 20th, in physical format only since the band doesn't sell its music online. However, the upcoming album has already been digitized by pirates, as it leaked to BitTorrent five days ago. In that time it has taken the trackers…

Canadian Democrats are Pro BitTorrent and Against Throttling

Three days before the Canadian elections, the party leader of the New Democrats has spoken out in favor of BitTorrent sites, calling them "fundamental to democracy." At the same time, isoHunt, the largest Canadian BitTorrent site advises its users not to vote for the Conservatives, considering their stance on copyright…

Real-Time BitTorrent Search Engines Expand

'Real-Time' BitTorrent search engines are the trend of 2008, and new sites emerge every other week. It all started in January with the launch of YouTorrent, but soon after it went legal, other sites took over. We catch up with the founder of one of YouTorrent's successors to find out…

TextBook Torrents Turns The Final Page and Closes Down

From relative obscurity, Textbook Torrents, the world's largest BitTorrent index of textbooks, found itself in the world spotlight during July 2008 and was forced to close down by its host. The site returned weeks later, growing massively in the process, but now, just a couple of months on, the site…