environmental responsibility

environmental responsibility

What non-profits can take away from Facebook’s organ donation initiative and past activism efforts

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Many non-profit organizations already use Facebook pages and apps to raise awareness and money for their causes, but yesterday’s organ donation initiative is another example of the social network’s willingness to work more directly with non-profits on broad social issues and the sort of impact that can result. To promote...
What non-profits can take away from Facebook’s organ donation initiative and past activism efforts

Microsoft pledges to go carbon neutral

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Microsoft has pledged to make all of its data centers, software development labs and any other direct operations carbon neutral, starting in fiscal 2013. The company announced its decision in a blog post, saying that it has also recently worked to promote environmental responsibility across the company and will make...
Microsoft pledges to go carbon neutral

And Now Al Gore Has Been Accused Of Abusing His Apple Board Seat For Personal Gain

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One of the smartest moves former VP Al Gore ever made was joining Apple's board. As Gary Rivlin observes at the Daily Beast, in addition to basking in the glow of Apple coolness, Gore has collected $50,000 a year in cash and cashed out of $2 million-worth of options...
And Now Al Gore Has Been Accused Of Abusing His Apple Board Seat For Personal Gain

How Bill Ford turned an automaker into a tech company

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During a speaking event at the Computer History Museum, Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford talked of tech and environmental responsibility. [Read more]...
How Bill Ford turned an automaker into a tech company

8 Ways to Better Understand the Internet of Things

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The world's second Internet of Things Conference is scheduled to take place at the end of November in Tokyo. The deadline for papers was just extended to June 1 - which gave us an idea. Conference planners have put together a list of suggested topics for papers. We took that...
8 Ways to Better Understand the Internet of Things
Apple hires former EPA chief Lisa Jackson to coordinate environmental policy

Hon Hai Precision sees profits surge in Q3

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The two-headed beast that is Foxconn / Hon Hai has just released its latest financials, showing that the oft-troubled manufacturer has seen profit margins jump around two percent. It brought in $24 billion (NT$ 711.0 billion) in net sales, generating a net profit of $1.3 billion (NT$ 30.2 billion)....
Hon Hai Precision sees profits surge in Q3

The power of IT (it's not all in energy consumption)

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Over the weekend, a two-part article in the New York Times took issue with power consumption by data centers. There has been substantial reaction from the industry, including a response from GigaOM’s very own Katie Fehrenbacher. She assessed the argument and its rebuttals, pointing out that while the data center...
The power of IT (it's not all in energy consumption)
The Verge Interview: Ford CEO Alan Mulally

On the road: Toyota Prius Plug-in

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'It's an expensive business, this environmental responsibility'You'll be familiar with the Prius. This one is a bit different, though; it has a new kind of battery - lithium-ion, since you ask - to replace the nickel...No? OK, then, think of it as a Duracell instead of the old Eveready, all right? Plus, you can plug...
On the road: Toyota Prius Plug-in

Sponsored post: 100% Green 50% less cost. Renewable energy data center for HPC

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For the many who go with the flow, there are the few who seek the better alternative. Like the Verne Global data center. It’s why we are the first to provide our forward-thinking clients with a genuine zero carbon footprint solution to their HPC data center requirements. It’s why we...
Sponsored post: 100% Green 50% less cost. Renewable energy data center for HPC

Proposal from Google and Duke Energy lets companies buy renewable power

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When a company wants a green data center, it often has to build its own energy sources. Google knows that's sometimes not practical, even for a company its size. To that end, it's partnering with Duke Energy on a proposed business model that would let companies explicitly purchase renewable...
Proposal from Google and Duke Energy lets companies buy renewable power
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