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BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Crypto Creators Prior to Tron Sale

BitTorrent Courted EOS, Filecoin Crypto Creators Prior to Tron Sale A number of well-known crypto startups had their eyes on BitTorrent prior to its acquisition by Tron’s Justin Sun. CoinDesk has learned that in addition to Tron and Neo, blockchain governance-focused project Icon and Protocol Labs, the developers of Filecoin, also …

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Not Just Tron: Neo’s Failed $170 Million Bid to Buy BitTorrent Revealed

Not Just Tron: Neo’s Failed $170 Million Bid to Buy BitTorrent Revealed When Tron founder Justin Sun bought BitTorrent in one of the most talked-about tech acquisitions of the year, it turns out he wasn’t even the highest bidder. What’s more, Tron wasn’t even the only crypto startup that wanted …

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Tron Now Owns a Stake In BitTorrent Founder’s New Crypto Project

Tron Now Owns a Stake In BitTorrent Founder’s New Crypto Project When BitTorrent sold to the founder of controversial crypto startup Tron, it wasn’t just one of web 2.0’s earliest and most prestigious startups that changed hands. It turns out, the peer-to-peer sharing company now owned by Tron founder Justin …

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Tron’s BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits

Tron’s BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits At least five employees have left BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer networking pioneer, following its June acquisition by Justin Sun, the founder of the controversial blockchain protocol Tron, CoinDesk has learned. According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the acquisition and company operations, …

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Tron Foundation Officially Completes Acquisition of BitTorrent

Tron Foundation Officially Completes Acquisition of BitTorrent File sharing software provider BitTorrent announced Tuesday that its acquisition by the Tron Foundation is now officially complete. BitTorrent said it will now operate from Tron’s new San Francisco offices and support the blockchain project’s global development, while continuing to serve the claimed 100 …

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BitTorrent Has ‘No Plans to Change’ After $120 Million Tron Acquisition

BitTorrent Has ‘No Plans to Change’ After $120 Million Tron Acquisition Peer-to-peer file sharing service BitTorrent seemingly pushed back against claims it would begin using cryptocurrencies after being acquired by the Tron Foundation. In a statement posted to its website Tuesday, BitTorrent wrote that the company has “no plans to …

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Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won’t Stop Talking About It

Tron Bought BitTorrent And Crypto Won’t Stop Talking About It The founder of a little-known cryptocurrency is making big waves. First leaked last week, more details emerged Tuesday on how Justin Sun, the founder of a controversial cryptocurrency project called Tron (with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion), is …

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ICOs are becoming funds – TechCrunch

ICOs are becoming funds – TechCrunch What does a startup do with $48 million? $130 million? $1.7 billion? This question – one integral in the whole ICO craze – hasn’t quite been answered yet but it’s going to be far more interesting as ICOs and cryptocurrencies transform from purely product-oriented …

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TRON Spikes Big After Blockchain Founder Acquires BitTorrent

TRON Spikes Big After Blockchain Founder Acquires BitTorrent Tron (TRX) is reporting double-digit gains on Tuesday and is the biggest gainer among top 100 cryptocurrencies. The cryptocurrency seemingly picked up a bid after reports started doing the rounds that Tron Foundation founder Justin Sun acquired BitTorrent – the owner of …

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