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Microsoft goes green: data centers, offices to be carbon neutral come July

Skolkovo: stimulating Russia’s IT industry by spending ‘stupid money’ smartly

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Earlier this week, a handful of journalists and bloggers, myself included, sat down with Alexander Turkot, who heads up the IT cluster of Skolkovo Foundation. This is the non-commercial organization tasked with the creation of a massive ‘innovation center’ project in Russia. The Skolkovo ‘city-laboratory’ initiative undertaken by the Russian...
Skolkovo: stimulating Russia’s IT industry by spending ‘stupid money’ smartly

Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

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Microsoft has become the latest technology company to commit to reducing its environmental footprint, today announcing that it wants to make its data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings carbon neutral. The software giant’s new initiative will begin from July 1 (also the start of its fiscal year 2013), introducing...
Microsoft goes green, commits to be carbon neutral from July 1

100 Words for Snow

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We hear things hundreds of times before they stick in. There was nothing new in little victories, but you reacted to it because you needed the message, and because you heard it said to you in a new way, with different, easy-to-chew words. There’s a lot of that in...
100 Words for Snow
'Waste energy' from momentum makes cities look like a coal mine on fire

Inside Amazon’s plans for a massive new urban campus

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Draft design documents filed this week with the city of Seattle provide the first public glimpse of Amazon.com’s plans for a new campus covering three city blocks on the northern edge of downtown — showing three office buildings as tall as 37 stories, ground-floor retail space, an auditorium, an...
Inside Amazon’s plans for a massive new urban campus
PNC Bank building a 'breathing' skyscraper for its new Pittsburgh headquarters

Amazon plunks down $1.16B on Seattle office buildings

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Amazon has put down more than a billion dollars for 1.8 million square feet of office space in Seattle. [Read more]...
Amazon plunks down $1.16B on Seattle office buildings

Sony offloads its 13% share in games firm DeNA for an estimated $440 million

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Sony has continued to slim-line its operations after it announced the sale of its entire 13 percent stake in Japanese mobile gaming company DeNA to Nomura Securities for an estimated 40.9 billion yen, or approximately $440 million. The move is the latest in a series of cost cutting initiatives at...
Sony offloads its 13% share in games firm DeNA for an estimated $440 million

Construction on Apple campus in Austin TX continues

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Photos revealed on AppleInsider have shown that construction on the first phase of Apple's new Austin, Texas expansion campus is progressing smoothly. From outward appearances, the first of two planned office buildings and a parking garage in the first phase of the construction are already well along, with the former...
Construction on Apple campus in Austin TX continues
Let's raze Silicon Valley and put a green Manhattan in its place
Guardly First In Mobile Safety To Offer Indoor Positioning System To Aid In Emergency Response

Microsoft gets earth-friendly, goes carbon neutral

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The software giant pledges to be carbon neutral company-wide by this summer. All of its data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings are scheduled to go green. [Read more]...
Microsoft gets earth-friendly, goes carbon neutral

How can Europe find its own vision of the future?

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Last weekend I made a brief visit to Belfast, Northern Ireland. Most cities are scarred and shaped by their history, but it’s true of Belfast more than most. Wherever you went, shadows of the past were visible. The docks, once crawling with shipbuilders constructing huge constructing vessels like The Titanic,...
How can Europe find its own vision of the future?

Will New WTC Deal Provide Enough New Office Space?

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Last week, the Port Authority and World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein struck a deal to jumpstart (again!) rebuilding at Ground Zero. The plan, which involves financing from the Port Authority, city and state as well as a promise from Silverstein to find private investment, was hailed as a...
Will New WTC Deal Provide Enough New Office Space?
There’s a new sheriff in town: Microsoft leads raids on big time botnets
Microsoft pledges to be carbon neutral by the Summer
AT&T will bring LTE to 300 million Americans by 2014 as part of $14 billion investment

We Are One Step Closer to Condom Vending Machines in Taxis

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Mr. Shimmerlik. (Photo: NYU Stern) Last year, the New York City Economic Development Council gave a local business school student a $17,500 grant to fund what was basically the best idea ever: Miniature vending machines, sized to fit snugly in the backseat of a taxi, ready to dispense items that...
We Are One Step Closer to Condom Vending Machines in Taxis

21 Things About Malcolm Gladwell

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“Steve Jobs was never once first to market. He succeeded by improving upon other people’s ideas.” During a keynote speech at the Tableau Customer Conference in San Diego on Wednesday, Malcolm Gladwell talked about the concept of practical innovation — essentially, innovating best instead of first — as it applies...
21 Things About Malcolm Gladwell

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

Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View

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Samsung Electronics (Samsung) today announced that it will move its R&D subsidiary Samsung Information Systems America (SISA) to a new 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View, California. Construction of Samsung’s new R&D center in Silicon Valley is expected to start in the second half of 2013, with occupancy expected in...
Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View
Sococo builds a virtual world for real work
Images: Amazon.com wants to build a massive biosphere in Seattle (capable of housing mature trees)

Japan's Sharp looks to cleaning robots and strawberries to supplement TV biz

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Ailing Japanese TV maker Sharp says it will try to break into a host of new industries, from industrial cleaning robots to raising strawberries, to supplement its core LCD business.At an open house at its research facility in Nara, central Japan, the company said it will look to leverage...
Japan's Sharp looks to cleaning robots and strawberries to supplement TV biz

San Francisco Landlords Straight Up Destroying Buildings in Order to Appeal to Startups

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(Photo: Brownstoner) “This building would be great, but it just has too much…ceiling,” is a thing that some startup office seekers are apparently uttering in the trendier neighborhoods of San Francisco. The Wall Street Journal reports that landlords are legit wrecking buildings to make them look “edgier,” “funky” and “fun.” That means...
San Francisco Landlords Straight Up Destroying Buildings in Order to Appeal to Startups

Sony Swings to Profit

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Sony posted a profit in its latest quarter, propelling it to its first annual profit in five years, lifted by gains from the sale of office buildings and shareholdings....
Sony Swings to Profit

Detroit Hack City

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Driving through downtown Detroit is like seeing a city after the Fall. The streets are empty, and there are entire buildings devoid of windows, let alone occupants. It’s the Rust Belt writ large, a reminder that we are not permanent. We spent a few days in Detroit during our meet-up...
Detroit Hack City
Like cloud operators, NSN is now all about fabrics

Next Stop for Controversial Airport Scanners: Office Buildings?

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Say "cheese," federal employees!...
Next Stop for Controversial Airport Scanners: Office Buildings?
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