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Free Music Streaming App Utilizes BitTorrent Search Engine

Described as “Popcorn Time for music”, Aurous is a new streaming service that utilises a decentralised BitTorrent search engine. With that, the app promises to offer all the music available on the internet at no cost. Aurous works by scanning archives of BitTorrent P2P sharing files, where the files are hosted by anonymous “seeders”. “The app itself is decentralized, nothing routes through any external servers for the primary features. Even if as a project, development stopped and we shut down our website, the app would still continue functioning without any problems. It can look through entire BitTorrent archives in milliseconds to get individual files,” said app ... Read more

Grooveshark Co-Founder (28) Found Dead At Home

Josh Greenberg, co-founder of the recently shut-down music streaming service Grooveshark, was found dead at his Gainesville, Florida apartment yesterday. Greenberg was 28 years old. The possibility of murder or suicide has been excluded by the local police force on Twitter. Greenberg’s death follows after a tumultuous ending to the Grooveshark story, and the murder of Grooveshark executive Eddy Vasquez, back in November 2013. Josh Greenberg was found dead at his apartment by his girlfriend with whom he lived together. Greenberg’s mother Lori had told local paper The Gainesville Sun that her son did not look as if he was ... Read more