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The innovative effort, created in partnership with Stanford, was designed to improve researchers' ability to examine a process called "protein folding."
The project, which uses distributed computing to allow scientists to do research related to proteins and serious diseases, is called the world's most powerful such system.
A hacker group finds a secret set of codes that can decrypt the PlayStation 3's Level 0 security layer -- the holy grail of secrecy within Sony's console.
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Some claim that, if you want to be a record-breaker, dedication's what you need. Others believe all you need is a stonking huge mobile phone, a lightning-fast electric motorbike or a 2.3-gigapixel camera
Discovery shows that researchers trying to model a range of processes, such as electrical excitations in the heart, can use an Xbox chip as a cheap alternative.
NRDC claims that gamers are wasting $1 billion of energy by leaving their consoles on, but CNET finds the assumptions of the study a little unbelievable.
The latest PlayStation system software update includes a new application that's chock full of Web goodness.
At its first-ever Nvision conference, Nvidia makes a case for the graphics processing unit, the other chip inside the PC.
Nvidia offers PowerPack which enables physics processing on the GPU