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Sony's Folding@home project is coming to an end after a successful five-year run.
The game company announced the closure in a blog post today, saying it made the decision after consulting researchers at Stanford University.
Folding@home was one of the more innovative initiatives that a game company has delivered in recent memory. The initiative allowed PlayStation 3 owners to share some of their device's computing power when the console was left on and idle.

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Although not the best at folding, its sad to see it go.
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I just realized after posting this that it is a repost : http://www.overclock.net/t/1318722/ps-blog-ps3-system-software-update-ends-ps3-f-h-participation

Sorry doh.gif
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Wonder what they will do now. They retired Linux on PS3, now this..?
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