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.
The opt-in program, which was created through a partnership with Sony and Stanford University, was designed to improve researchers' ability to examine a process called "protein folding." … Read more