Newswise: Google Galvanizes Invention by Student During Summer of Code

“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