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QMachine Combines HPC with WWW

Mar 14, 2013 |

QMachine leverages the processing power of Web browsers to create a commodity supercomputer.

QMachine Combines HPC with WWW

Mar 14, 2013 |

QMachine leverages the processing power of Web browsers to create a commodity supercomputer.

Computing for a Cure

Mar 13, 2013 |

Quantum Cures wants your help identifying drug candidates for orphan and rare diseases.

Computing for a Cure

Mar 13, 2013 |

Quantum Cures wants your help identifying drug candidates for orphan and rare diseases.

Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

Volunteer Grid Project Finds Biggest Prime Ever

Feb 8, 2013 |

The 17,425,170-digit prime number was discovered after a five-year hunt.

Sony Removes Folding@home Service from PS3

Oct 22, 2012 |

After a successful five-year run, Sony is ending its participation with Stanford University’s Folding@home project.

Ethical Supercomputing

Jan 12, 2012 |

The latest volunteer supercomputing grid, Charity Engine, has a new twist on how to make the world a better place.

Cloud@Home: Goals, Challenges and Benefits of a Volunteer Cloud

Mar 17, 2011 |

Building on ideas from grid computing, Dr. Salvatore Distefano and Dr. Antonio Puliafito discuss the concept of volunteer computing via Cloud@Home. This could be a way for implementing ubiquitous and pervasive computing as many computational devices and systems can be engaged simultaneously for performing ordinary activities, and may not necessarily be aware that they are doing so.

The Week in Review

Sep 9, 2010 |

IBM’s World Community Grid donates computer time to clean water projects; China’s Tianhe-1 supercomputer is installed and running at the National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin; and Myricom announces new leadership. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.