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Google, Cisco top the list of the greenest IT companies

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How do the heavy weights of the Internet and telecom stack up in terms of how green their technology, energy consumption and political advocacy are? On Tuesday night Greenpeace released its latest Cool IT leaderboard report, which ranks the world’s largest IT giants, and shows who’s making progress and who’s...
Google, Cisco top the list of the greenest IT companies

Google gets Greenpeace props for work on energy

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Greenpeace tries to cast some light on the energy sources behind data centers and commend IT companies that advance clean energy and efficiency through tech. Facebook and Apple aren't quite there yet, it says....
Google gets Greenpeace props for work on energy

Greenpeace Hates Big Tech, But Wants To Kill Google Least

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Greenpeace looks down on the tech giants of the world. But it looks down on Google the least. On Tuesday, the big-name environmental-rights outfit unveiled its annual ranking of the tech giants working hardest to combat climate change and shift their operations to renewable energy sources. It’s called the...
Greenpeace Hates Big Tech, But Wants To Kill Google Least

Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services

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Greenpeace report named Apple among worst offenders for using highly polluting coal to power their data centresApple disclosed sensitive information about energy demand at the data centre housing its iCloud service for the first time on Tuesday, defending its green credentials in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace.In a...
Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services

Greenpeace slams Apple despite its clean power data center plans

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Despite that Apple is building one of the largest privately-owned solar and fuel cell farms at its data center in Maiden, North Carolina, the environmentalists at Greenpeace say in a new report that Apple is one of a couple of Internet companies that are falling significantly short on sourcing clean...
Greenpeace slams Apple despite its clean power data center plans

Greenpeace activists scale Apple offices in Ireland in protest over coal-powered datacenters

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Greenpeace activists have scaled buildings at Apple’s Irish headquarters in Cork, placing banners and signs with the message “Clean Our Cloud” as the environmental agency increases pressure on the company to reduce its reliance on coal and nuclear-powered datacenters for its iCloud service. Two activists climbed the Apple Distribution International...
Greenpeace activists scale Apple offices in Ireland in protest over coal-powered datacenters

Greenpeace Scorecard Documents Greener Enterprise Offerings

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Technology companies are not just making their products less carbon-intensive; they are also increasingly designing products to improve energy efficiency in the......
Greenpeace Scorecard Documents Greener Enterprise Offerings

Infosys cuts energy use in US

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Indian IT giant claims it's efficiency efforts are better than Google and Apple's, but Greenpeace says it should look beyond itselfInfosys, the Indian outsourcing giant, has cut its per employee electricity use by about a third and introduced energy efficiency measures that have saved the company $32m (£29m) since 2009.Through...
Infosys cuts energy use in US

Greenpeace Takes on Apple and Other Tech Companies over Coal-Powered Data Centers

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Activist group Greenpeace today issued a new report entitled How Clean is Your Cloud?, targeting major Internet companies including Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft over their heavy use of coal-derived power for their massive data centers.Given the energy-intensive nature of maintaining the cloud, access to significant amounts of electricity is a...
Greenpeace Takes on Apple and Other Tech Companies over Coal-Powered Data Centers

This billionaire wants to use dinosaur DNA to build a real-life Jurassic Park

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According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer – the same guy that wants to build a duplicate version of the Titanic– is rumored to be searching for a way “to clone a dinosaur from DNA so he can set it free in a Jurassic Park-style area at his new...
This billionaire wants to use dinosaur DNA to build a real-life Jurassic Park

Greenpeace: Time for cloud companies to come clean

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Data centers from cloud companies, such as Apple and Google, are getting cleaner but Greenpeace pushes for more transparency on energy use and sources. [Read more]...
Greenpeace: Time for cloud companies to come clean

Google Leads Green IT Ranking

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Google came out on top of Greenpeace's Cool IT Leaderboard for overall green practices....
Google Leads Green IT Ranking

5 reasons why Apple is embracing clean power for its data center

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Seemingly all of a sudden Apple is charging ahead with one of the most aggressive clean power projects for a data center in the U.S. Apple is planning on building a 20 MW solar farm and a 5 MW fuel cell farm at its massive data center in Maiden, North...
5 reasons why Apple is embracing clean power for its data center

TED 2012: Will Technology Save Us All, or Will It Tear Us Apart?

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Paul Guilding during his TED talk on Tuesday. Photo: James Duncan Davidson/TED LONG BEACH, California — “When we look at the wonders that we have created, is it the fire that lights up the world or the one that burns it down?” It’s an appropriate question to ask at the...
TED 2012: Will Technology Save Us All, or Will It Tear Us Apart?
Apple’s iCloud Has Solar Lining

Greepeace stages protest on roof of Apple's European HQ in Ireland

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Protesters with the environmental organization Greenpeace staged an hourlong demonstration atop Apple's European headquarters in Ireland on Wednesday, opposing the use of coal-powered electricity to power the iCloud service....
Greepeace stages protest on roof of Apple's European HQ in Ireland
Microsoft promises carbon neutrality from July 1st

Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted

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A view of the huge roof of the Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Apple said today that the facility will use 20 megawatts of power, far less than an estimate by Greenepace. (Image: Apple). Apple says it will use 20 megawatts of power at full capacity in its...
Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted
Greenpeacers Cuffed For Landing Giant iPod at Apple HQ

Apple confirms European HQ expansion, will hire 500 staff to develop its business in EMEA markets

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Apple has confirmed that it will construct a three-story office block at its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland, recruiting for 500 jobs in the Irish city as it looks to expand its business across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The company already employs 2,800 staff in its Cork...
Apple confirms European HQ expansion, will hire 500 staff to develop its business in EMEA markets

Apple gets approval for 20MW solar farm, will power iCloud data center on 100% renewable energy

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Today, Apple received approval for a 20-Megawatt Solar Farm at its North Carolina Data Center, as highlighted by Macrumors. It has also pledged to convert the entire center, which provides data for its iCloud and iTunes Store services—along with other centers run by Akamai—over to renewable power sources, reports Reuters. Despite being...
Apple gets approval for 20MW solar farm, will power iCloud data center on 100% renewable energy
Apple and Greenpeace Trade Blows in Data Center Grudge Match

Apple rejects Greenpeace data center estimate as inaccurate

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Apple has taken issue with the consumption estimates for its Maiden, N.C. data center included in a just-published "How Clean is Your Cloud?" report by Greenpeace, noting that renewable energy will provide 50 percent more of the center's power needs than the environmental advocacy group projected....
Apple rejects Greenpeace data center estimate as inaccurate
Apple, Amazon clouds have been dirty, Greenpeace reports

Greenpeace says Apple powers iCloud with “dirty, 19th-century coal energy”

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Despite Apple currently constructing one of the nation’s largest solar arrays and expanding its North Carolina data centers, Greenpeace has just released its “How Clean is Your Cloud” report claiming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft “are powering their growing 21st-century clouds with dirty, 19th-century coal energy.” The organization is urging consumers...
Greenpeace says Apple powers iCloud with “dirty, 19th-century coal energy”

Microsoft to go carbon neutral

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Tech giant commits to making data centres, air travel and offices meet target by July, and to introducing internal carbon marketMicrosoft has committed to going carbon neutral, joining the growing list of tech companies trying to reduce their environmental footprint.A blog post on the company website said Microsoft would commit...
Microsoft to go carbon neutral

Apple Contests Greenpeace's Coal-fired Data Center Claims

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Apple on Wednesday contested claims from Greenpeace that its North Carolina data center will be mostly coal powered, as part of the environmental organization's......
Apple Contests Greenpeace's Coal-fired Data Center Claims

Greenpeace slams Apple's iCloud for relying 'heavily on dirty energy'

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A new report from Greenpeace accuses Apple of lagging behind other technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, in utilizing environmentally friendly power for its cloud-based services....
Greenpeace slams Apple's iCloud for relying 'heavily on dirty energy'

Greenpeace projects giant images onto Apple HQ in protest for cleaner iCloud

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Greenpeace took its push for a "clean" iCloud to Apple's Cupertino, Calif., campus this week, projecting images onto the main building of its corporate headquarters....
Greenpeace projects giant images onto Apple HQ in protest for cleaner iCloud
Greenpeace Boosts Apple's Grade From F to...D
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