World Community Grid

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Name: World Community Grid
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

IBM to Make Free Supercomputing Power Available to Sustainability Scientists

ARMONK, NY, — In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House July 29, 2014, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform ... [Published Scientific Computing - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Climate change researchers offered free cloud services by IBM, Microsoft and Amazon

Researchers specialising in climate change will be given cloud and supercomputer resources for free, following announcements by Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and IBM.The Microsoft Azure for Research programme will offer a year's worth of free cloud ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

White House partners with Amazon and others on climate change resilience

_ Global warming is implicated in recent record droughts that highlight climate risks to the food supply. Photograph: David I. Gross/ZUMA Press/Corbis Along with its warning this week that , the White House has announced a series of data-related initiatives ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Microsoft, AWS, IBM give climate change researchers free access to cloud resources

July 30, 2014 Written by Business Cloud NewsPrintEmailThe Obama Administration wants to leverage cloud platforms for climate change researchFollowing the US government’s recently announced Climate Data Initiative, Microsoft and AWS have announced plans ... [Published Business Cloud News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM  will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research.The company will accept project proposals ... [Published New New Internet - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New partnership on climate data for America’s agricultural sector

Today, in a major step to advance the President’s Climate Data Initiative, the Obama administration is inviting leaders of the technology and agricultural sectors to the White House to discuss new collaborative steps to unleash data that will help ensure ... [Published Farming Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FACT SHEET: Empowering America’s Agricultural Sector and Strengthening Food Resilience through the President’s Climate Data Initiative

Office of the Press SecretaryFor Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2014“My administration will work with tech innovators and launch new challenges under our Climate Data Initiative, focused initially on rising sea levels and their impact on the coasts, but ultimately ... [Published The White House - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

IBM, ACS And AT&T Claim Breakthrough In Elastic Cloud-to Cloud Networking

Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences (ACS) announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds.This advance is a step forward that could one day lead to sub-second ... [Published CdrInfo.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

IBM Donates Supercomputer Access for Obama’s Climate Data Initiative

IBM has pledged a ton of compute in support of the White House’s Climate Data Initiative, announced in March. Eligible scientists studying climate change will be given free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public ... [Published Data Center Knowledge - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Help research projects with Berkeley University's BOINC app for Android

Developer: U.C. Berkeley Download: Android Genre: Education Price: FreeWhen you see an app that promises to harness the unused computing power of your Android device to run jobs for science and the glory of mankind, you'd be forgiven to suspect it for ... [Published Phone Arena - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 2 reports

HTC takes on cancer with smartphone-powered supercomputer

Mobile-based volunteer computing project aims to empower smartphone owners to help answer some of the world’s biggest questions HTC has announced plans to harness the unused processing power in Android smartphones to create a supercomputer capable of ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]

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...in ways that will make businesses and communities more resilient to climate change," said John P Holdren, President Obama's Science Advisor. "The commitments being announced today answer that call by empowering the U S and global agricultural sectors with the tools and information needed to keep food systems strong and secure in a changing climate."
"Climate disruption is the defining challenge of our generation. It puts our food and water supply at risk and it endangers our children's health. A crisis of this magnitude demands action. We have a moral obligation to do all we can - by cutting pollution, accelerating a transition to clean energy, and by taking advantage of a tremendous opportunity to modernize how we power our country. Once finalized, the EPA's Clean Power Plan will do just that, and that's why Sierra Club activists are mobilizing to support and bolster this important public health protection at the EPA's public hearings this week" said Michael Brune, Sierra Club executive director
"The Amazon Climate Research Grant Programme addresses this need by offering the scalable computing resources of the AWS Cloud to researchers so that they can quickly analyse climate data and increase our understanding of climate change" the company said
...Mars stated it would "continue to make major investments in ... food safety and plant science, to create resilience across its agricultural supply chains" , as well as renewable energy

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IBM to Make Free Supercomputing Power Available... [Published Scientific Computing - Aug 06 2014]
Making free supercomputer power available to sc... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 05 2014]
Climate change researchers offered free cloud s... [Published ITProPortal.com - Aug 05 2014]
AWS, IBM & Microsoft offer climate scientists f... [Published Cloud Pro - Aug 04 2014]
White House partners with Amazon and others on ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 01 2014]
IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Su... [Published New New Internet - Jul 30 2014]
New partnership on climate data for America’s a... [Published Farming Online - Jul 30 2014]
IBM to Offer Free Supercomputing Power to Clima... [Published Environmental Leader - Jul 30 2014]
Microsoft, AWS, IBM give climate change researc... [Published Business Cloud News - Jul 30 2014]
IBM, ACS And AT&T Claim Breakthrough In Elastic... [Published CdrInfo.com - Jul 30 2014]
Amazon, Microsoft offer free access to cloud re... [Published Computer Weekly - Jul 30 2014]
IBM Donates Supercomputer Access for Obama’s Cl... [Published Data Center Knowledge - Jul 29 2014]
IBM Offers World Community Grid to Sustainabili... [Published insideHPC - Jul 29 2014]
IBM Supports Climate Data Initiative [Published PcbDesign 007 - Jul 29 2014]
FACT SHEET: Empowering America’s Agricultural S... [Published The White House - Jul 29 2014]
IBM to make free supercomputing power available... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 29 2014]
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HTC takes on cancer with smartphone-powered sup... [Published Telegraph - Feb 25 2014]
HTC launches shared Android computing initiative [Published Telecompaper - Feb 25 2014]
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