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Sony folds up Folding@home PS3 project after 100M hours

The innovative effort, created in partnership with Stanford, was designed to improve researchers' ability to examine a process called "protein folding."

By October 22, 2012

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Sony's Folding@home project gets Guinness record

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.

By October 31, 2007

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Sony's PlayStation 3 experiences its biggest hack yet

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.

By October 24, 2012

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Security Flaw in Folding@Home screensaver

Security Flaw in Folding@Home screensaver

By March 10, 2003

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Top ten tech records

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

By November 20, 2009

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Why the Xbox could be good for your heart

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.

By September 28, 2009

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Gamers waste $1 billion of energy? Probably not

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.

By November 20, 2008

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PlayStation 3 gets weather, Google News, and other Web goodies

The latest PlayStation system software update includes a new application that's chock full of Web goodness.

By September 18, 2008

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Nvidia conference is all about the other processor

At its first-ever Nvision conference, Nvidia makes a case for the graphics processing unit, the other chip inside the PC.

By August 25, 2008

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Nvidia turns on consumer GPU computing. Should you care?

Nvidia offers PowerPack which enables physics processing on the GPU

By August 12, 2008