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BitTorrent Shutting Down Streaming Service After Only 3 Months: Report

In April, BitTorrent named two new co-CEOs, Jeremy Johnson and Robert Delamar. In late June, the company launched a free, ad-supported streaming service, BitTorrent Now. Now, BitTorrent has fired both co-CEOs and is shutting down the streaming service, Variety reports, citing “multiple” unnamed sources. A number of employees also reportedly lost their jobs. BitTorrent initially touted Johnson and Delamar's hiring as part of an emphasis on producing and distributing media.
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