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2014-02-19 08:28:41

Social music service with unlimited, on-demand access to millions of songs selects Internap's high-performance AgileCLOUD, colocation and hosting to support worldwide growth ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, today announced that digital music provider boinc has selected Internap's AgileCLOUD virtual and bare-metal servers, colocation, and hosting services to...

Android Devices Can Now Help You Become A Citizen Scientist
2013-07-24 07:02:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Android users can now become citizen scientists and even select the projects they wish to power thanks to a new app released this week called BOINC. Developed by researchers at the University of California Berkeley, BOINC lets users of Android 2.3 Gingerbread or higher donate their phone's idle computing power to "crunch numbers for projects that could lead to breakthroughs ranging from novel medical therapies to the discovery of...

2013-07-22 12:26:41

Einstein@Home & IBM's World Community Grid efforts among first to enable Android devices to contribute to cutting-edge research ARMONK, N.Y. & HANNOVER, Germany, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Android users can now boast of another capability on their smartphones and tablets: fighting AIDS and discovering new stars. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) That's because, for the first time, owners of Android-based smartphones and tablets can now "donate" the...

2013-07-11 08:27:41

Pre-Paid Music for Samsung Galaxy S3 Smartphones SOMERVILLE, Mass., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, the industry's leading music intelligence company, continues its international expansion by providing rich music information and local music understanding to boinc, the first free and unlimited life-of-a-device streaming music service to launch exclusively in Venezuela. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO) Boinc comes preinstalled on every...

2012-07-03 23:02:38

As SETI@Home continues to search for intelligent life in the universe, OpticsPlanet incentivizes donations with exclusive coupon offers. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 OpticsPlanet.com helps amateur and professional astronomers discover new features of the cosmos with their selection of telescopes, astronomy binoculars, spotting scopes and star maps, but the search goes on for extraterrestrial intelligence. By teaming up with SETI@Home, OpticsPlanet helps bring additional funding to...

2011-11-18 05:00:00

Project to use 2 million PCs to crunch numbers, compress 100 years of research into just one LA JOLLA, Calif. and ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IBM's Watson computing system broke new ground earlier this year when it defeated two celebrated human competitors on the Jeopardy! game show. Now, The Scripps Research Institute is hoping to do something equally novel but more critical to human health with part of the prize money from that tournament: Find a cure for...

2011-09-22 12:39:00

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the imminent F8 Facebook music sharing announcement, industry analyst Mark Mulligan interviews Adam Kidron, CEO of Boinc, which is set to launch its new device-based social music service in coming months. The two discuss: The ever-changing music industry market dynamics The importance of a social element in music Boinc's device-based offering Adam Kidron: "We're going to democratize music consumption. By embedding licenses into...

2011-09-13 04:30:00

MEDELLIN, Colombia, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and University of Antioquia's Tropical Disease Study and Control Program (PECET) today announced a joint research project, Drug Search for Leishmaniasis, using computer power from IBM's World Community Grid. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) World Community Grid pools and uses the idle computing power of volunteers' personal computers around the world to help accelerate scientific research that...

2011-02-18 10:14:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson wasn't the only computer system that won this week when it competed successfully against two human champions on the Jeopardy! game show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The other computing system is called World Community Grid, a virtual supercomputer that helps scientists solve humanitarian challenges by tapping the unused computing power of personal computers around the world. Scientists who use World...

2010-10-21 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics today announced that its VAIO® computers now come equipped with IBM's World Community Grid software, helping provide scientists around the globe with the computing power to help solve humankind's biggest challenges. All fall line-up of Sony VAIO® PCs - excluding laptops with Intel Atom based processors notebooks - will come equipped with World Community Grid software that users can opt to run....