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San Francisco plans to ban Apple over green credentials

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Officials may be banned from buying the computers after the technology company pulled out of a green schemeSan Francisco is planning to ban its officials from buying Apple computers after the technology company, headquartered nearby in Cupertino, dropped out of a green certification scheme.The move, in response to Apple pulling...
San Francisco plans to ban Apple over green credentials

Government services go 'digital by default' to save almost £3bn

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Website overhaul will see more transactions, such as driving test bookings and tax payments, move onlineA sweeping redesign of the government's seven biggest websites aims to save £1.2bn over the next three years - and further improvements to other department sites used for interaction with the public will save a...
Government services go 'digital by default' to save almost £3bn

Here's Why The City Of San Francisco Just Outlawed Macs (AAPL)

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The City of San Francisco has  banned the purchase of any more Apple computers by all of its agencies. The City is alarmed that Apple has turned its back on the environment, reports the Wall Street Journal. Last week, Apple withdrew from EPEAT, a government-backed certification program that ensures electronics...
Here's Why The City Of San Francisco Just Outlawed Macs (AAPL)

San Francisco to stop buying Macs

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San Francisco's Department of Environment plans to ban city agencies from buying Macs after Apple pulls out of an environmental scheme....
San Francisco to stop buying Macs
San Francisco turns its back on Apple after green registry pull-out

San Francisco to Block Most Municipal Mac Purchases Following Apple's EPEAT Withdrawal

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Following last week's news that Apple had pulled all 39 of its qualifying Macs from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry, it was suggested that Apple would lose business with federal, state, and local governments in the United States. Many agencies require that most or all computer purchases...
San Francisco to Block Most Municipal Mac Purchases Following Apple's EPEAT Withdrawal

San Francisco Officials Plan to Block Apple Procurement

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San Francisco city officials say they are moving to block purchases of Apple desktops and laptops, by all municipal agencies, after the company removed a green electronics certification from its products. Officials with the San Francisco Department of Environment told CIO Journal on Monday they would send out letters over...
San Francisco Officials Plan to Block Apple Procurement

Apple's defends EPEAT withdrawal as San Francisco authorities move away from its products

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Apple has spoken out to defend its decision to remove green electronics certification from EPEAT from its products, after San Francisco city officials moved to block the purchase of any products from the firm that do not include the certification, as the Wall Street Journal reported. Apple spokesperson Kristin Huguet...
Apple's defends EPEAT withdrawal as San Francisco authorities move away from its products

San Francisco to halt Mac buys in wake of EPEAT issue

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San Francisco will soon stop buying Macs for the city's 50 agencies, according to Department of Environment officials speaking with the Wall Street Journal. The officials say that within the next two weeks it will send out letters to agencies explaining that Macs "no longer qualify" for city money, following...
San Francisco to halt Mac buys in wake of EPEAT issue
San Francisco government to stop buying Apple products after company drops 'green' certification

City of SF won't buy Macs without EPEAT certification

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We sort of knew this was coming. Just days after news hit that Apple no longer wants its computers and monitors evaluated for EPEAT certification, the first public agency has said it will no longer be allowed to buy Macs as a result. The City of San Francisco is (unsurprisingly)...
City of SF won't buy Macs without EPEAT certification
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