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peer-to-peer computing

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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.

By October 28, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Publishers remove gibberish computer-generated research papers

Springer and IEEE will be removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a researcher found they were computer-generated gibberish.

By February 24, 2014

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Can peer-to-peer coexist with network security?

Following congressional complaints about sensitive data leaks, P2P software providers are modifying their apps to make them safer for use in enterprises.

By March 6, 2009

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Calling all Macs: Why OS X Yosemite is your iPhone's new best friend

Here's how Apple's new feature to field iPhone calls on the Mac will work, and why you should care.

By June 10, 2014

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Facebook file-sharing app Pipe shifting from Flash to WebRTC

A tool for sharing files among Facebook contacts has launched a new version built on Web standards instead of Flash. That will let it reach mobile devices in coming weeks.

By February 4, 2014

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Big Blue, Big Bang, big data: Telescope funds computing R&D

IBM is trying to advance the supercomputing state of the art in memory, optical links, and processing with research stemming from a massive radio telescope project.

By March 5, 2013

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BitTorrent Sync beta brings mobile support and versioning

After several months as an alpha release, BitTorrent brings new features to its decentralized file synchronization service.

By July 17, 2013

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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be pardoned posthumously

The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.

By July 20, 2013

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Forget online drives, sync directly with BitTorrent Sync

New BitTorrent Sync offers decentralized file syncing between your computers.

By April 23, 2013