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17 Jul 2017 – Short Planned Outage for Tuesday, July 18
We will be performing some maintenance which will result in volunteers being temporarily unable to access the website or download new work at 14:00 UTC on Tuesday, July 18.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

10 Jul 2017 – Supercharging Environmental and Climate Change Research
IBM invites scientists to apply for grants of supercomputing power through World Community Grid, meteorological data from The Weather Company, and IBM Cloud storage to support their environmental and climate change research projects.  
  Tags: Event or Milestone

29 Jun 2017 – Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy Lead Researcher Releases Two New Open Data Tools
In this letter to volunteers, Dr. Alessandra Carbone, the principal investigator for the Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy project, announces the release of two new open access tools which can accelerate the work of researchers who investigate protein interactions.  
  Tags: Project Update

25 Jun 2017 – Unplanned Outage on Sunday, June 25 (RESOLVED)
We're experiencing an unplanned outage which initially affected our website as well as sending and receiving work units. Our tech team is working to fix the issue, and we will add updates to this article regularly.  
  Tags: Technical Issue

15 Jun 2017 – FightAIDS@Home Targeting a Key HIV Protein
FightAIDS@Home researchers restarted the first phase of the project at the end of 2016, and in just a few months, they have completed approximately 46 percent of their projected work on World Community Grid. Read about their progress on finding compounds that could stop HIV from replicating.  
  Tags: Project Update

18 May 2017 – Maintenance Notice for Friday, May 19 [Complete]
Volunteers will not be able to fetch new research tasks or report results for approximately one hour while we perform database maintenance work. [Complete]  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

15 May 2017 – Our Move to IBM Cloud
Our move to IBM Cloud began on the morning of May 15. This article includes updates for volunteers.  
  Tags: Website Update

27 Apr 2017 – “It’s not just big data. It’s for the good of humanity.”
Three co-workers wanted their company to support World Community Grid, but they knew they’d need to convince many people to make their vision a reality. Here’s how they did it.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

24 Apr 2017 – World Community Grid Moves to IBM Cloud
On May 15, World Community Grid will begin migrating to IBM Cloud, as part of an effort to modernize and enhance our infrastructure capabilities. Our system will be unavailable for approximately 48 hours while the migration takes place, but otherwise the move will not affect most volunteers.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

19 Apr 2017 – Website temporarily unavailable at 13:30 UTC Thursday April 20th, 2017
Our website will be unavailable for about 30 minutes in order to perform some database maintenance work.   
  Tags: Technical Issue

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