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Green group, magazine call for boycott on Apple products

Green America launches campaign to get two toxic chemicals out of Apple's supply chain.

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US school offers first-of-a-kind graduate degree in data center engineering

The course was developed with input from HP and other industry players

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HP envisions the holistic data center

Hewlett-Packard wants to help organizations save money by helping them manage their data centers

U.S., China lead in e-waste, forecast to grow 33% by 2017

Annual e-waste production over the next five years is expected to be to weigh the same as almost 200 Empire State Buildings.

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Data centers play fast and loose with reliability credentials

How reliable is your data center service provider? Perhaps not as reliable as you think.

Greenpeace tips hat to Facebook, Google for renewable energy use

The environmental group says some firms may even be the vanguard for renewable energy use.

Intel partners to expand app-level energy management

Intel has partnered with startup TSO Logic in a move that should give more companies tools to track how much power their server applications consume.

Make the most of your day off with these simple tech to-dos

Wash the car: check. Weed the garden: check. But don't forget to work through your tech chores.

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A floor-to-ceiling tour of America's most energy-efficient home

In a neighborhood where utility bills run $300 per month, this home generates all the energy it consumes—for free!

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Data center innovator Ken Brill dies at 68

Ken Brill, founder of the Uptime Institute and a forward thinker in data center design and operations, died this week at the age of 68, the Institute said on Thursday. The cause was cancer, a spokesman said.

This smart home in Utah hits a bold new benchmark: Net zero energy consumption

Energy-efficient design, solar panels, and smart technology help this home generate all the energy it consumes.

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Big data project aims to improve Dutch flood control, save the government millions

A big data project called Digital Delta aims to investigate how to transform flood control and the management of the entire Dutch water system and save up to 15 percent of the annual Dutch water management budget.

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How Internet devices are working to save the rainforest

The "Internet of things" involves connecting devices that can manage various operations including, in this case, protecting the rainforests from illegal monitoring.

Google just acquired this flying wind turbine company

Google just acquired a company that makes flying wind turbines that can harness wind power anywhere.

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