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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...

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...

2011-02-18 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....


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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