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02.24.14
HTC wants to combine all your Android phones to cure diseases (video)
02.24.14

HTC wants to combine all your Android phones to cure diseases (video)

With smartphones packing so much processing power these days, HTC reckons we can combine them all...

By R. Lai,   02.24.14
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07.23.13
Donate your Android device's processing power to science with BOINC
07.23.13

Donate your Android device's processing power to science with BOINC

If you've ever wanted to help out with a scientific research project but lack the PhD credentials,...

By M. Moon,   07.23.13
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07.07.12
BitTorrent Torque alpha puts file seeds on the web, makes desktop apps look stale
07.07.12

BitTorrent Torque alpha puts file seeds on the web, makes desktop apps look stale

Almost without fail, BitTorrent downloads have had to spread through a dedicated client, whether i...

By J. Fingas,   07.07.12
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03.15.10
Earthquake detection software gains foothold in California
03.15.10

Earthquake detection software gains foothold in California

Stanford's Quake-Catcher Network has been up and running since early 2008, but it looks like it's j...

By D. Melanson,   03.15.10
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10.31.07
Folding@Home recognized by Guinness World Records
10.31.07

Folding@Home recognized by Guinness World Records

Finally getting the street cred that its creators have so long desired, the multi-platform, distrib...

By J. Topolsky,   10.31.07
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05.21.07
PS3 Fanboy Folding@home team breaks the top 300!
05.21.07

PS3 Fanboy Folding@home team breaks the top 300!

It's been a bit since we did one of our big Sunday night Folding@Home events, but it's clear that y...

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05.18.07
AppleTV hacked to run Xgrid
05.18.07

AppleTV hacked to run Xgrid

It's no secret that the Apple TV is just a stripped-down Intel Mac running a lightly-tweaked version...

By Nilay Patel,   05.18.07
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04.29.07
Your Sunday night Folding@home Foldathon reminder
04.29.07

Your Sunday night Folding@home Foldathon reminder

Last week's announcement that the PlayStation 3 has nearly doubled the computing power of Stanford...

By C. Grant,   04.29.07
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