Blockchain company Tron buys BitTorrent

A blockchain startup called Tron has closed its deal to buy the file-sharing service BitTorrent. Neither side disclosed how much Tron paid, but TechCrunch reports the price was around $ 126 million in cash. BitTorrent’s staff will work out of Tron’s San Francisco office. Tron founder Justin Sun says the deal makes his firm the […]

Tron Acquires BitTorrent in $140 mln Buyout

Article was originally published at CoinCentral. Tron Buys BitTorrent Following weeks of gossip, reports have confirmed that Justin Sun’s Tron has acquired BitTorrent in a deal valued at $140 mln. The internet’s grapevine became ripe with rumors over the business dealings after TorrentFreak leaked details of the buyout in May. The publication claims that Sun and BitTorrent began negotiating […]

Cool Stuff: LEGO ‘TRON Legacy’ Lightcycles Hit Shelves Next Week

The best thing to happen to the world of LEGO is the user-driven website LEGO Ideas. Custom creations using the trademark building blocks are voted on by fans, and if one gets enough votes, it has the chance of becoming an official LEGO set. That’s how we got the Back to the Future DeLorean time […]

Theme Park Bits: ‘Tron’ Coaster Update, Space Mountain Tests Single Rider, Christmastime Park Videos Galore

In this edition of Theme Park Bits: The Magic Kingdom’s Tron coaster is now one step closer to becoming a reality. Disneyland’s Space Mountain has been testing out a Single Rider option for its queue. Get a first look at the action-packed Marvel Day at Sea on the Disney Magic Cruise ship. Details about a […]

Sequel Bits: ‘Godzilla 2’ Wraps Filming, Jared Leto Talks About a ‘Tron’ Reboot, and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Michael Dougherty‘s Godzilla 2 has wrapped production Jared Leto talks about starring in a Tron reboot Director Doug Liman gives an update on Edge of Tomorrow 2 M. Night Shyamalan‘s Unbreakable and Split sequel Glass begins production And more! Last day. @GodzillaMovie — Mike Dougherty (@Mike_Dougherty) September 26, 2017 That's a wrap. Thank […]

A ‘Tron’ Ride is Coming to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World [D23 Expo 2017]

Tron is coming to the Magic Kingdom. Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek announced at D23 that the popular Tron Lightcycle Power Run attraction that debuted at Shanghai Disneyland last year will be making its way to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. It won’t be replacing an old ride, but will sit in a new […]

MCP Help Us, Disney May Reboot ‘Tron’ With Jared Leto

Disney hit ctrl-alt-del on Tron 3 a few years ago, citing the mixed reaction and not-good-enough box office of Tron: Legacy as key factors. Like the 1982 original, the 2010 sequel had passionate fans…there just didn’t seem to be enough of them. While an actual sequel still appears to be on hold, someone at Disney has faith in […]

Tron 3 Plot Details Revealed: ‘TRON: Ascension’ Would’ve Been A Real World Invasion Movie

TRON 3, which had the working title TRON: Ascension, isn’t dead, according to director Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion). Every once in a while somebody involved in TRON 3 says never say never, but two years ago was when Disney pulled the plug on the project. During a recent Q & A for TRON: Legacy, Kosinski said the sequel is in a “cryogenic freeze” […]

Meet Robocar, the stunning self-driving electric race car by a ‘Tron’ designer

Keep your tedious smartphone upgrades and awkward tablets. Roborace unveiled its autonomous race car today and it’s pretty wild stuff. The company brought its four-engine, AI-powered, self-driving electric race car to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. Minds were blown. The company has been doing much of the development work in public. Some basic specs: […]