A Warm Welcome for Android

The mobile software platform was late to market but has won a strong developer following, thanks to its flexibility and Google's financial might

Nikita Ivanov and his 14 employees are working on an application that would harness the processing power within millions of cell phones to create one big supercomputer. The idea is to enable companies and government agencies to exploit all the idle computing power in their employees' mobile phones and perhaps even handsets belonging to non-employees who have agreed to lease that spare capacity.

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