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IAdea/Star Semi Jointly Develop the First BitTorrent-Optimized Microprocessor

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Taipei, Taiwan (PRWeb) January 10, 2007 -- IAdea Corporation, the Taiwan-based licensee of BitTorrent technology, and Star Semiconductor Corporation, an affiliate of the semiconductor giant UMC Group, jointly announces the availability of STR9810/20, the world's first BitTorrent-optimized microprocessor chip.


BitTorrent is a peer-assisted, digital content delivery platform that provides the fastest, most efficient means of distributing, discovering and consuming high-quality files on the Web. With an install base of over 135 million worldwide, the protocol is the leading platform used to facilitate the distribution of video, music, games, and software. BitTorrent has signed content license agreements with over 20 leading entertainment companies, including 20th Century Fox, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. By adopting the technology, content providers will be able to deliver large media files to millions of viewers simultaneously without investing heavily in server hardware and bandwidth.

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I'm still not sure why people would want this....
 
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I'm still not sure why people would want this....
What better way to say "hoist the jolly roger, I'm a pirate!" than having a processor designed for pirating?
 

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What better way to say "hoist the jolly roger, I'm a pirate!" than having a processor designed for pirating?
So the first one to get it will be tigger69... :D
 

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What better way to say "hoist the jolly roger, I'm a pirate!" than having a processor designed for pirating?
Also, I download linux torrents by the truckload so... it could be good for me. I test them all out.
 

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This is awesome. If it prioritizes packets and relies on the processor moreso than you DSL/CABLE/T1T3Tx connection, then its a gold mine. Of course, for illegal users ::cough:: it might hinder them. Leave tracks and your caught. It might even have some sort of encryption on it.