Entropia, Inc. (company)

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Entropia, Inc.
Industry Software development
Fate closed
Founded 1997
Defunct 2004
Headquarters Flag of the United States.svg United States
Key people
Scott Kurowski founder
Products Software

Entropia, Inc. was a company founded in 1997 that sold distributed computing software for CPU scavenging.

Their product's server infrastructure was based on Microsoft Windows.

Entropia ceased commercial operations in 2004, although no formal announcement to that effect was ever made.

Public Projects[edit]

Entropia ran the server for GIMPS, a distributed computing project researching Mersenne prime numbers. Founder Scott Kurowski, who left the company in 2001, now runs the server.

Entropia also helped with research on AIDS with their FightAIDS@Home project, which was operated in cooperation with The Scripps Research Institute. In May 2003, that relationship ended and later the project was relaunched with World Community Grid.

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