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BitTorrent client uTorrent allegedly installing virtual currency miner

03/06, 11:28am

Some claim that installation was without user permission

BitTorrent client Āµtorrent is plaguing its users by installing a virtual currency miner alongside its latest revision. While the company denies tricking users into installation, the torrent client does come bundled with "Epic Scale," a Windows application that is used to mine Litecoin. Some users claim to have discovered it only after noticing significant processor load following installation of the client.

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uTorrent gets Android, iPhone, iPad, PS3, Xbox 360 support

09/23, 6:25pm

uTorrent 3.1 alpha out with new device support

The latest 3.1 alpha build of uTorrent brings support for a number of new platforms, including the iPhone, iPad, PS3, Xbox 360, and Android. Users can simply sync content they've downloaded to the hardware by dragging and dropping the files. Files can also be converted into the respective formats, though this will be reportedly removed in the next update as it was a mistake.

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Buffalo ships Pogoplug-based CloudStor remote sharing drive

04/04, 10:45am

Buffalo CloudStore drive hits stores

Three months after first mention, Buffalo on Monday shipped the CloudStor. The network-attached storage is one of the first third party drives to use Pogoplug's remote sharing service and turns the built in hard drive to a remotely accessible drive. The service is free and just requires controls to set what files are accessible.

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uTorrent Mac beta gets official launch

11/27, 9:30am

uTorrent Mac Beta official

The long-awaited uTorrent beta for Macs is out as of Wednesday, offering users of Intel-based Macs running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or newer the same low-memory footprint Windows users have enjoyed to date. Compared to the Windows version, however, the newly-released version is missing certain features, including an RSS downloader. Rumors of a Mac uTorrent release first surfaced in June of 2007, with an alpha version leaked back in September.

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