Browsing: BitTorrent

Think BitTorrent and most people think piracy – an easy way to get music, movies and software on the Internet using the peer-to-peer protocol, which was founded in 2004 by San Francisco’s BitTorrent Inc. But BitTorrent is a hugely useful

This episode of TalkCentral coincides with the fifth anniversary of TechCentral. But there’s little time for reminiscing as your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg dive into the highlights of a busy technology news week in South Africa

BitTorrent, the San Francisco-based company that develops the popular peer-to-peer Internet file transfer protocol of the same name, should not be blamed for online piracy, despite the fact that its technology is used extensively by consumers to share copyrighted material digitally. In an interview with TechCentral, the

Telkom did something last week no one thought it ever would: its Internet service provider, TelkomInternet, jumped onto the uncapped broadband bandwagon, adopting a market trend started 18 months ago by its rival, MWeb. The news came as a

All currencies are based on trust. In the days of the gold standard, that meant trusting that paper money was backed by bullion in a reserve. Centralisation was necessary in order to prevent counterfeiting and ensure money wasn’t simply printed on a whim. Of course, experience