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Bill Gates urges Stanford grads to focus on progress, not profit alone

If innovation is only market-driven, inventions may leave the world even more divided, he said

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Dell goes greener with line of PCs made from recycled plastics

Dell is expanding its hardware take-back program to acquire more plastic for reuse in laptops and desktops

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Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide

In some countries like the U.S. and Australia, Apple is offering to recycle some third-party products for free as well

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.

China investigating IT suppliers linked with Apple for polluting rivers

Local authorities in China are investigating two electronics suppliers linked with Apple and also reportedly HTC of dumping heavy metals in the country's rivers after watchdog groups accused them of damaging the environment.

EPEAT green IT registry expanding to mobile phones

The Green Electronics Council plans to expand its EPEAT environmental rating system later this year to include smartphones, the council said Tuesday.

Swedish data center saves $1 million a year using seawater for cooling

A data center in Sweden has cut its energy bills by a million dollars a year using seawater to cool its servers, though jellyfish are an occasional hazard.

Data centers show signs of 'green fatigue'

A new survey from the Uptime Institute suggests fatigue is setting in when it comes to making data centers greener, and it may be partly due to overachievers like Google and Microsoft.

Recycle your old tech gear

What to do with your old tech gear when it no longer works? Recycle it. We show you how and where to be responsible with outdated stuff.

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Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a US$10,000 prize for the best proposal.