The "Popular Power Worker" software was a downloadable Java-based application that Internet users could install onto their computers. It allowed users' computers to participate in a non-profit project to develop an influenza vaccine.
Although Popular Power was able to raise $1.6 million in angel round funding, it was unable to close the venture capital it needed to continue. As a result, it had to permanently shut down operations in March 2001.
Popular Power Worker.(software from Popular Power Inc. harnesses computer power by linking idle personal computers)(Brief Article)
Oct 20, 2000; Popular Power Worker Popular Power, Inc. San Francisco, Ca Free www.popularpower.com The average personal computer spends much...