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Mid-range supercomputers surge on the Top500 list of fastest machines

With no change at the top of the latest Top500.org supercomputer list, you need to look further down the rankings to see the real story.

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Parked electric cars will power buildings, researchers say

A significant hindrance to green-friendly vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been overcome, say university scientists. It will result in cheaper power-hungry buildings.

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Yahoo selling its ‘chicken coop’ data center design

Yahoo has several patents for sale, including the design for its energy-efficient Yahoo Computing Coop data center. Making it open source would be ideal, so all companies can use it.

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Smart buildings start with awareness

Smart, IoT-enabled buildings are coming. Until then, consider a dashboard solution such as Buddy Ohm, which helps building managers make better energy decisions.

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9 tips to turn your data center green

Jeff Biggs, executive vice president of Operations & Technology at Peak 10, provides a few steps data center providers can take to improve their energy efficiency model overall.

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6 steps for setting up a server room for your small business

Are you worried about relying on a third-party online service provider to store your business data? Learn how to set up your own server room for an on-premises deployment instead.

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Infrared lasers must replace data center wiring, say engineers

Using infrared lasers instead of fiber optics improves data center communications and can help data centers reduce power costs, researchers say.

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5 tech battles facing Trump

Major battles loom between the tech industry and the Trump administration over issues including climate change, air quality, support for federal research and trade policy.

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Salesforce's Patrick Flynn: IT key to improving data center sustainability

Patrick Flynn, director of sustainability at Salesforce, discusses bringing together IT, finance, risk and sustainability to improve data center energy efficiency.

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Greenpeace’s naughty and nice list of the most – and least – green tech vendors

Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace is out with its latest report card judging internet companies on use of renewable energy and while Apple, Google and Facebook continue to score the highest marks, the market’s leading IaaS...

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California mandates energy-efficiency standards for computers

California has become the first state in the U.S. to mandate energy-efficiency standards for a variety of computers including notebooks, desktops, workstations besides plain monitors.

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Google says it will reach 100% renewable energy goal by end of 2017

Google will buy 2.6 GigaWatts of electricity to power its global operations, making it the largest buyer of renewable energy, the company says.

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Amazon’s cloud will be half way to 100% renewable power by end of next year

Amazon Web Services is marching toward powering its global cloud footprint completely with renewable energy, with plans to be half way to the goal by the end of next year.

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Microsoft now runs one data center entirely on wind power

Microsoft’s commitment to renewable energy such as wind power makes its Cheyenne, Wyoming, data center completely green.

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Aligned Energy changes the data center model

Data centers are a big, expensive and increasingly important part of the fabric of technology. Aligned Energy's new center looks to change the cost models in the industry.

Nokia buys small semiconductor company to land 5G tech

A small semiconductor company based in Cambridge, Mass., was acquired today by Nokia, in a move to make the Finnish giant’s base station technology more energy-efficient.

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Microsoft commits to running data centers off 50% renewable energy by 2018

Microsoft announced it plans to run its data centers off 50% renewable energy by 2018. The company’s worldwide production, licensing and logistic centers already run off 100% renewable energy.

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Apple commits to run off 100% renewable energy

Apple joined with 77 other corporations around the world in committing to using electricity from 100% renewable sources to run its data centers and offices around the globe.

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Apple steps up environmental efforts in China

The company's assembly sites are keeping waste out of landfills, and its suppliers are moving toward renewable energy.

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Forget range anxiety: EVs could replace 90% of today's cars

Electric cars would meet the needs of nine out of 10 drivers today, enabling the replacement of most combustion-engine vehicles, according to an MIT study of U.S. driving patterns.

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