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    Fight deadly diseases in your PC's spare time

    Posted June 27, 2011 - 10:37 am

    Free program Folding@Home has nothing to do with laundry, even though that's the only kind of folding most of us ever do at home. Instead, it has to do with health and medical research. Folding@Home helps scientists gain a better understanding a wide range of illnesses including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, cystic fibrosis, and other serious diseases.
  • Red Hat to preview Java caching technology

    Posted May 3, 2011 - 6:33 pm

    Red Hat will offer a commercial version of its Infinispan data grid technology
  • SETI hunt for alien life put on hold

    Posted April 26, 2011 - 4:45 pm

    Federal and state government budget problems have forced the SETI Institute to halt its effort to scan the skies to listen for communications from extraterrestrial life.
  • Ways to Share Spare CPU Cycles

    Posted August 13, 2010 - 1:57 pm

    A network of hundreds of thousands of home computer users recently discovered a rare celestial object by donating their computers' downtime to a worthy cause.
  • Intel Builds a Private Cloud

    Posted June 25, 2010 - 1:11 pm

    By using IaaS and PaaS to build a self-service portal for its research and development group, Intel was able to show users what they were consuming and how much it cost the business, without impeding operations.
  • Platform Computing tackles tech-agnostic cloud management

    Posted June 23, 2009 - 3:56 pm

    Grid vendor Platform Computing has unveiled new private cloud software that aggregates servers, storage, networking tools and hypervisors to create a shared pool of physical and virtual resources.
  • Parabon launches grid-based DDoS attack tests

    Posted May 5, 2009 - 1:19 pm

    A new online service launched last week by grid computing vendor Parabon Computation aims to help companies better prepare for DDoS attacks by giving them a way to simulate a full-fledged attack on their networks.
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