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2014-10-21 08:25:09

IBM teams with Australian university and Brazilian health institute to examine big genomic data using IBM's World Community Grid ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do the DNA in Australian seaweed, Amazon River water, tropical plants, and forest soil all have in common? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Lots, say scientists. And understanding the genetic similarities of disparate life forms could enable researchers to produce compounds for new...

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2014-07-29 08:42:48

In support of White House Climate Data Initiative, IBM offers each eligible research project access to 100,000 hours of free virtual supercomputing power worth $60 million ARMONK, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their...

2013-10-31 23:29:03

Remotis Cloud servers have executed 21 years of computational runtime to help solve some of humanity's greatest challenges. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Remotis Technologies LLC, a global provider of innovative IT products and services, teamed up with World Community Grid over six years ago to help combat some of humanity's most daunting challenges using dedicated computing resources in the Remotis Cloud. Remotis' GOTGRID team has generated almost 16 million points...

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....

2010-09-07 04:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM's (NYSE: IBM) World Community Grid, a worldwide network of PC owners helping scientists solve humanitarian challenges, today announced several computing projects aimed at developing techniques to produce cleaner and safer water, an increasingly scarce commodity eluding at least 1.2 billion people worldwide. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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