The U.S. government has been urging green IT practices in its operations, consolidating data centers and offering telecommuting. Now it wants to go a step further.
Let's look at Microsoft's MIX Conference, innovative uses for the Kinect UI, tech being used in Fukushima, and a power-generating sidewalk.
Facebook has ‘open sourced’ the design for its energy-efficient data centers but has yet to switch to low-powered mobile tech chips, as has been suggested.
The data centers are the home of Facebook's most valuable asset, your personal information.
A new processing technique can turn hydrocarbon-based plastics back into crude oil for reprocessing or distillation.
This homemade gadget keeps cell phone batteries cool, extending their lifespan in the process.
One or more of these wild-eyed approaches could save you a lot of money -- and not cost you much.
Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) is the most power-efficient browser on the planet, Microsoft claimed this week.
IDC's Stephen Drake released some research on the sustainability of mobile operators.
All U.S. cell phones will have a common USB interface by the start of 2012, CTIA Chairman Dan Hesse told a CTIA audience Tuesday.