• The $799 VUZE virtual reality camera goes up for pre-order

    The $799 VUZE virtual reality camera goes up for pre-order

    Virtual reality is expensive. High-end headsets  like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive will run you $599 and $799 — and the cameras required to capture the content runs several times that. At $799, the VUZE isn’t particularly cheap by most of our standards, but it’s certainly enough to qualify the virtual reality camera as “affordable,” particularly when contrasted… Read More

  • Fanhattan Promises Better Internet TV Through The Power Of Data (TCTV)

    Fanhattan Promises Better Internet TV Through The Power Of Data (TCTV)

    The TV is the last screen in most people’s homes to be conquered by the Internet. Although with so many companies both big and small going after that screen—Google, Apple, Boxee, Roku—it seems like someone will eventually figure it out. Now you can add to that list Fanhattan, a new company spun off from Vuze, the maker of the popular Bittorrent client which has been… Read More

  • Vuze/Azureus being pushed out on prominent BitTorrent sites

    There’s a bit of a controversy in the BitTorrent community, friends. Two rather prominent, so-called private trackers, whose names I will not mention “just because,” have announced that they will be banning Vuze, the former Azureus, one of the elder statesmen of the BitTorrent protocol. Say what you will about the direction Vuze took—I hated it—but there isn’t… Read More

  • Vuze BitTorrent client now streams video to PS3, Xbox 360

    Those of you who stopped using Azureus when it mutated into Vuze may want to reconsider your decision. The BitTorrent client now supports video playback on the PS3 and Xbox 360. That is, once the computer on which Vuze is running and your PS3 or Xbox 360 are on the same network, Vuze will play the video and send it to your TV, no matter what file format the video is in. I just tried it out… Read More

  • Vuze Raises $20M More in Series C, Brings Aboard TiVo Co-Founder Ramsay

    BitTorrent-based video distribution service Vuze, which we last covered in June and was previously known as Azureus, has raised $20M in a Series C round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and joined by existing investors Redpoint Ventures, Greycroft Partners, BV Capital, and Jarl Mohn. The round brings Vuze’s investment total to $34M after a Series A of $2M with BV Capital… Read More