Datacenter

05.28.14
Google uses self-aware datacenters to cut the cost of searching
05.28.14

Google uses self-aware datacenters to cut the cost of searching

Google spits out about 4 million search results per minute (among many other duties), which consum...

By S. Dent,   05.28.14
View
04.03.14
Greenpeace praises Apple for helping to foster a 'green Internet': News from April 3, 2014
04.03.14

Greenpeace praises Apple for helping to foster a 'green Internet': News from April 3, 2014

For a number of years, it seemed that Greenpeace was all too eager to take shots at Apple. These d...

By Y. Heisler,   04.03.14
View
11.18.13
NVIDIA unveils Tesla K40 accelerator, teams with IBM on GPU-based supercomputing
11.18.13

NVIDIA unveils Tesla K40 accelerator, teams with IBM on GPU-based supercomputing

NVIDIA's Tesla GPUs are already mainstays in supercomputers that need specialized processing powe...

By J. Fingas,   11.18.13
View
10.18.13
Apple environmental head Lisa Jackson talks about making Apple more environmentally friendly
10.18.13

Apple environmental head Lisa Jackson talks about making Apple more environmentally friendly

With Tim Cook at the helm, Apple has continuously demonstrated an increasing focus on ensuring tha...

By Y. Heisler,   10.18.13
View
09.26.13
eBay's new Utah data center goes green so you never have to stop bidding
09.26.13

eBay's new Utah data center goes green so you never have to stop bidding

Big data is big money, so when the power goes out and data centers go offline, companies like eBay...

By J. Volpe,   09.26.13
View
09.24.13
Apple wants to buy more land for Oregon data center
09.24.13

Apple wants to buy more land for Oregon data center

Apple is considering purchasing another 96 acres of land in Prineville, Ore., in hopes of expanding...

View
06.24.13
Microsoft's 'Project Mountain' puts $700 million into data center powering Xbox One and Office 365 cloud
06.24.13

Microsoft's 'Project Mountain' puts $700 million into data center powering Xbox One and Office 365 cloud

Microsoft really, really doesn't want your Xbox One's online services going offline. In a near $70...

By B. Gilbert,   06.24.13
View
06.13.13
Facebook opens first European data center, uses company-designed servers
06.13.13

Facebook opens first European data center, uses company-designed servers

Facebook's first European data center in Luleå, Sweden (near the Arctic Circle) is now onlin...

By M. Moon,   06.13.13
View
06.04.13
Google buys Swedish wind farm's entire output to power Finnish data center
06.04.13

Google buys Swedish wind farm's entire output to power Finnish data center

Google has just secured the services of an entire 72MW wind farm in Maevaara, Sweden for the next...

By S. Dent,   06.04.13
View