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Researchers send electricity through 4 inches of concrete

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Researchers at the Toyohashi University of Technology have successfully demonstrated that they've sent electricity through a layer of 4-inch thick concrete. The demonstration took place at the Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2012, and the transmission also went through the car tires, rims, and the axles. The idea is that eventually,...
Researchers send electricity through 4 inches of concrete

Apple Planning to Invest $1 Billion in New Data Center and Other Facilities in Reno, Nevada

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The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that Apple has proposed investing up to $1 billion over the next ten years to build a new data center and other facilities in the Reno, Nevada area. The data center would be located in unincorporated Washoe County, while a "business and purchasing center" would be...
Apple Planning to Invest $1 Billion in New Data Center and Other Facilities in Reno, Nevada
Tim Cook visits Foxconn's newest iPhone production line in Zhengzhou

Apple planning $1 billion investment for new data center in Reno

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According to several local reports, Apple is currently considering building a new data center in Nevada. KRNV & MyNews4.com reported today that Apple representatives attended a Washoe County Commission meeting to discuss plans to invest $1 billion over ten years and construct a new data center at the Reno Technology...
Apple planning $1 billion investment for new data center in Reno

Apple in Talks to Open R&D Facility in Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Centre?

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Russian newspaper Izvestia reports [Google translation] that the organizers behind the Skolkovo technology park near Moscow are currently in talks with a number of high-profile companies including Apple, Google, and Facebook about locating research and development facilities in the area. Skolkovo has already landed agreements with Microsoft, IBM, General Electric,...
Apple in Talks to Open R&D Facility in Russia's Skolkovo Innovation Centre?

Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

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Some people think governments should stay away from the entrepreneurial world. Yet, some of the most interesting programs we have seen recently, such as Start-Up Chile, are promoted by local authorities. However, this program is very recent compared to another initiative called Barcelona Activa. If you have traveled to Barcelona...
Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

A Silicon Valley Campus with Chinese Characteristics

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Like most of China’s high-tech manufacturers Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. is located in an outsized and relatively isolated technology park. But unlike the bulk of China’s electronics manufacturers, which set up cramped dormitories and massive dining facilities to manage legions of workers who come to do basic assembly, SMIC’s campus...
A Silicon Valley Campus with Chinese Characteristics

Apple lays plans to build datacenter in Reno, Nevada

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Apple is looking to build a new datacenter in Reno, Nevada, according to local reports. Officials from the company are said to have spoken at a meeting of the Washoe County Commission, with the aim of building the facility at the Reno Technology Park. The company is hoping to start...
Apple lays plans to build datacenter in Reno, Nevada

Apple Chief Tim Cook Visited The Chinese Factory Where iPhones Are Built (AAPL)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has been in China for the last little while, where he met with officials and the country's big mobile carriers, China Telecom (which already sells the iPhone) and China Mobile (which may be next). He also took some time to visit one of the factories...
Apple Chief Tim Cook Visited The Chinese Factory Where iPhones Are Built (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Tours Foxconn iPhone Production Facility in China

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Following his appearance at the Xidan Joy City retail store in Beijing and meetings with Chinese government officials earlier this week, Bloomberg now reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook has also toured a new iPhone production facility in Zhengzhou, China.Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook visited Foxconn Technology Group’s...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Tours Foxconn iPhone Production Facility in China
Wireless power: Japanese researchers transmit through 10cm of concrete

Looks like Apple will make a big bet on clean power in Reno, too

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Apple is producing enough clean power, through solar panels and fuel cells, at its data center in North Carolina that it says it can cover 60 percent of the total energy needs of the data center. Will the tech giant be doing the same thing at its new planned $1...
Looks like Apple will make a big bet on clean power in Reno, too
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First Look: Apple's iCloud data center site in Reno, Nevada

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Apple has more in its pipeline than just new Macs and iOS products; the company is aggressively planning out and building new data centers to support iCloud and related iTunes features. Here's a look at the next major construction project planned at the new Reno Technology Park....
First Look: Apple's iCloud data center site in Reno, Nevada
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