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Newswise: Google Galvanizes Invention by Student During Summer of Code

Sep 02, 2005, 04:00 (4 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"When users update a file they wish to use on other computers, they must remember to copy the latest version manually to all the machines. Now, a student at the University of California, San Diego has come up with a time-saving convenience that allows you to save the file on one device and have it updated automatically on other PCs, laptops, personal digital assistants or even third-generation cell phones.

"James Anderson calls his solution 'transparent synchronization'--Tsync for short--and thanks to Google, Inc., he was able to complete his code this summer and launch a beta version of the software under the open-source GNU General Public License (GPL)..."

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