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Guinness calls Folding@home 'Most Powerful Distributed Computing Network'

Whatever else you feel about the PS3, you've got to admit that Folding@home, which uses the PS3's power (along with PC users) to fight disease, is awesome. Heck, for a while there, watching proteins be folded was the best game on the system. Now, the network is being recognized by the wonderful...

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Folding@home gets an update, PSP Remote Play

Check out this new screenshot from an update for the PS3's Folding@home client with its hot new rendering software. Drool! We haven't been this turned on by watching proteins since the last commercial we saw for Outback Steakhouse. The new update to the software, which allows you to aid in cancer...

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Why hasn't the 360 joined the F@H fight?

The Playstation 3 gives users the ability to donate their processing power to the Folding@Home project, but the 360 has yet to see such a program. Peter Moore said it would be possible, but why hasn't Microsoft allowed Xbox 360 users to do the same? Well, the guys over at Digital Media Thoughts...

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Moore on 360 failure rates, Folding@Home, more

Speaking to Mike Antonucci of the Mercury News, Microsoft's Peter Moore answered readers questions about the Xbox 360. Among the more interesting questions was from a reader who had gone through two Xbox 360s within 7 months. When asked for a "straight answer" about 360 failure rates -- and whether...

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Sony considers incentives for commercial PS3 use

Tired of wasting all those idle PS3 clock cycles curing diseases for the benefit of all humanity? Wish you could sell off your extra processing power for prizes and free stuff instead? Sony knows how you feel, and is reportedly looking into a program that would let you do just that. Sony Computer...

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