Data centers

03.21.13
Apple's data centers now powered by 100% renewable energy
03.21.13

Apple's data centers now powered by 100% renewable energy

Apple released the 2012 update of its environmental policy pages and notes that the company is...

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10.12.12
Researchers turn to 19th century math for wireless data center breakthrough
10.12.12

Researchers turn to 19th century math for wireless data center breakthrough

Researchers from Microsoft and Cornell University want to remove the tangles of cables from data c...

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08.01.12
Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint
08.01.12

Facebook releases its 2011 energy usage report, details your carbon footprint

More Facebook news, but this time we're back to the numbers instead of reporting on a new feature,...

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05.17.12
Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center
05.17.12

Apple breaks ground on second solar farm for North Carolina data center

Last February, Apple came clean about its efforts to clean up the environment, detailing intention...

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02.26.12
Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos
02.26.12

Facebook's Open Compute takes on data storage, designs a better home for your photos

Facebook wasn't kidding when it said it wanted to build better backends for the digital world -- af...

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02.20.12
Apple's 2012 environmental report reveals giant solar array
02.20.12

Apple's 2012 environmental report reveals giant solar array

Apple just released its 2012 environmental report, detailing all the ways it's conserving energy an...

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08.02.11
Report: data centers accounted for just 1 to 1.5 percent of electricity use last year, Google claims less than 1 percent of that
08.02.11

Report: data centers accounted for just 1 to 1.5 percent of electricity use last year, Google claims less than 1 percent of that

You'd think, watching companies like Apple break ground on sprawling data centers, that the numbe...

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04.26.11
Visualized: ring around the world of data center power usage
04.26.11

Visualized: ring around the world of data center power usage

Facebook may have recently boasted about how energy efficient its data centers are, but it is still...

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07.20.10
Google signs 20-year deal to power data centers with wind energy
07.20.10

Google signs 20-year deal to power data centers with wind energy

It's not the first investment Google has made in wind power, but anyone wondering about its commitm...

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