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New technology enables high-speed data transfer

GridFTP, a protocol developed by researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, has been used to transfer unprecedented amounts of data over the Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), which provides a ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Software
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The Free Software Foundation takes aim at Gmail

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Free Software Foundation is at it again, promoting their laudable, if potentially unrealistic, goal to have all software released under a free software license. Their latest target for information freebies ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Software weblog
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Smartphone radiation detector app tests positive

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow with the availability of an ever-growing range of applications. The app, Radioactivity Counter, is designed to measure a person's exposure to radiation. It claims to accurately ...

dateJun 30, 2014 in Software
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A coding curriculum for beginners and their teachers

Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and teachers who don't necessarily have any background in the field, either.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Software
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