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Week in Apple: stalkers, antivirus, and MacBook Pros. Oh my!

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This week's top posts to our Apple section included the latest rumors about an updated MacBook Pro, Apple's curious (if only temporary) censorship of the word "jailbreak" in iTunes, a discussion about Apple's "green" initiatives, and more. And don't forget our guide to hardening your iPhone against stalkers, as well...
Week in Apple: stalkers, antivirus, and MacBook Pros. Oh my!

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
If Fisker goes for $20M, that's an over 99 percent discount from its peak valuation
Chinese companies continue to buy up cheap U.S. clean tech assets

Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”

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The technology behind sending an email has become an afterthought to most of us. It’s not because the process isn’t potentially interesting, it’s because email has become such a huge part of our daily lives. Basically, we take it for granted. Google decided to share more about what goes on...
Wonder what happens when you send an email? Google tells all with “The Story of Send”

Last week on Pro: CES, the fragmented web experience and natural gas

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As the dust settles from CES and the latest flurry of earnings calls, GigaOM Pro analysts are looking beyond connected forks and daily stock market standings. This week, GigaOM Pro takes a look at how the ever-evolving web experience is disrupting content distribution (and consumption), a flash analysis of the...
Last week on Pro: CES, the fragmented web experience and natural gas

Google wants utility companies to sell it more green power for data centers

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In a company blog post published on Friday, Google argued that as it expands data centers—most notably in North Carolina—it needs “utilities to offer a renewable power option for companies that request it—something that’s not currently offered by most utilities.” In a five-page white paper also published Friday, the...
Google wants utility companies to sell it more green power for data centers

Top tech companies plug into renewable power

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Leading tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are making huge inroads in the use of renewable energy for corporate facilities and data centers, but cost and delivery challenges remain....
Top tech companies plug into renewable power

Google makes its first renewable energies investment in Africa: $12m in a 96 megawatt solar plant

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Google has announced its first ever renewable energies investment in Africa, putting $12m (103 million Rand) in the Jasper Power Project, a 96 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant in South Africa. Once it’s complete, the Jasper Power Project will be among the largest solar installations in Africa, and it could generate...
Google makes its first renewable energies investment in Africa: $12m in a 96 megawatt solar plant
Expanding options for companies to buy renewable energy

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
New US Energy Secretary says natural gas gives us 'more time' to develop renewable power

Apple's Data Centers to Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

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Earlier today, we noted that Apple had received official approval for its 20-megawatt solar farm across the street from its data center in Maiden, North Carolina. But even more significant developments are also occurring today, with Apple posting a new page to the environmental section of its website touting that...
Apple's Data Centers to Be Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Read/Write Daily: An Army of Robot Fish

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Today's theme is R&D. Even in seemingly calamitous times, there's still mind-boggling technological progress rolling out. It hasn't saved the world yet, but some pieces are falling into place. Look at these new inventions and imagine the possibilities. Fox News (sorry) reports on a new scientific ghost town, the...
Read/Write Daily: An Army of Robot Fish

Jerry Brown to Speak at Green:Net 2010!

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Will Attorney General and former Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown be able to clinch a victory in his second California gubernatorial race and leverage his long history of supporting clean power and energy efficiency to get him there? The election won’t be until November, but you’ll be able to hear from...
Jerry Brown to Speak at Green:Net 2010!

Google outlines plan for utilities to offer renewable power to companies, starts with its Lenoir data center

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Google on Friday announced a new renewable initiative that would see utilities offer renewable energy power for sale to companies. The company not only outlined its vision for the initiative, but it has put its money where its mouth is by announcing to start with an expansion of its Lenoir,...
Google outlines plan for utilities to offer renewable power to companies, starts with its Lenoir data center
Google Asks Utilities To Make It Easier For Companies To Buy Renewable Energy, Starting With Its Own NC Data Center

Renewable energy: the chancellor is misguided to back a new dash for gas | Observer editorial

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Reliance on renewable power offers us independence on the issue of energyIt has become an axiom for the British right wing to claim that renewable energy will only work through the provision of vast subsidies. Stick to fossil fuels instead, runs the argument and we will maintain an economic power...
Renewable energy: the chancellor is misguided to back a new dash for gas | Observer editorial

Apple commits to renewable power for US data centres

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The company says it plans to use exclusively solar power to run all three of its high-consuming server centresApple plans to power its main data centre entirely with renewable energy by the end of this year, taking steps to address longstanding environmental concerns about the rapid expansion of high-consuming computer...
Apple commits to renewable power for US data centres
The US' first commercial tidal power project launching in Maine
HP Eyes Data Center That Borrows Energy, Then Pays it Back

Follow an email’s journey with Story of Send

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If you’re anything like me, you send and receive a lot of emails every day. But have you ever wondered where your message goes after you hit “send?” How does an email travel from your computer to your friend’s smartphone across the country or around the world? We’re answering those...
Follow an email’s journey with Story of Send

First Solar buys solar developer NextLight for $285M

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First Solar, the largest solar company in the world, announced today that it will be acquiring its chief rival, NextLight Renewable Power, a developer of solar power projects, for about $285 million. The deal will add 1.1-gigawatts worth of solar panel arrays to the larger company’s 1.4-gigawatt pipeline. But for...
First Solar buys solar developer NextLight for $285M
How my mobile devices are ready for the next storm: Fenix ReadySet
Denmark's 50 percent wind commitment and a path to fully renewable power
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