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Amateur effort finds new largest prime number

A Missouri professor, one of a team of nearly 100,000 volunteers, has found a highly unusual 17 million digit number -- and brought a prime-hunting project closer to a $150,000 prize.

By Feb. 6, 2013


Imagining tech's post-nuke winter? A preview

The lousy economy means two things: Web 2.0's 15 minutes of fame are about up and the companies with deep pockets are about to kick it into high gear.

By Feb. 11, 2009