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Money for nothing

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By David Cohen FORGET buying shares in ailing dotcoms. You will soon be able to earn money without lifting a finger—just by leaving your PC switched on overnight. A new breed of companies is set to pay computer users for their machines’ spare time. All you need is an Internet connection. And you might help make a medical or scientific breakthrough into the bargain. The US-based companies Parabon, Distributed Science and United Devices plan to divide up corporate computing tasks and farm them out to tens of thousands of PC owners via the Internet. To join their efforts,