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Tesla’s battery gets $800 million kick off in the first week

| May 9, 2015

Tesla is set to revolutionalise the energy business. According to this Bloomberg report, Tesla has already taken orders for some US$800 million for its home power storage system, Powerwall. “It’s like crazy off-the-hook,” Musk said during an earnings presentation. “The sheer volume of demand here is just staggering.” The company is reportedly building a US$ 5 […]

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Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Samsung President, Young Sohn, To Unveil New Platforms for IoT Innovation in Opening Keynote at Internet of Things World 2015

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that Young Sohn, President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics Ltd., will deliver the opening keynote address at the second annual Internet of Things (IoT) World on May 12, 2015, at 9 a.m., where he will reveal a major company milestone that will enable the new wave of […]

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Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Australian Utility Sector ICT Spending is set to exceed A$1.9 billion by 2018: Smart Grid, Smart Meter and Smart Utility Investments Still Slow

 The Australian Utility sector ICT spending growth will remain moderate at 2.0% five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to 2018. IT investments by utilities companies remain focused on delivering cost savings and efficiency gains, but change is in the wind. Utility sector business priorities highlight the increasing importance of customer related initiatives. These changes are […]

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Ericsson wins major smart meter deal with Norwegian energy firm

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ericsson wins major smart meter deal with Norwegian energy firm

Skagerak Nett, one of Norway’s largest energy companies, has selected Ericsson as sole supplier of a smart metering solution. This partnership, which includes delivery of 180,000 smart meters, will support a large-scale modernisation of the Norwegian power grid and ensure efficient technology and processes transformation. Skagerak Nett’s customers will get new smart electricity meters starting […]

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Telenor Norway works with Zero foundation on green ICT

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Telenor Norway has teamed up with Zero foundation to explore green ICT opportunities. Zero managing director Marius Holm cited small cells as potential area of cooperation, while Telenor Norway pointed to M2M applications and services. Source: Telenor Norway works with Zero foundation on green ICT | Wireless Federation

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Is China fuelling the African mobile surge with cheap solar?

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to this article by Steven Sinofsky, a board partner at Andreessen Horowitz, China’s development of cheap solar power systems have enabled more and more of Africa to get online with their mobile phones. With China bringing down the cost of larger panels, and the abundance of trade between Africa and China, there’s an explosion […]

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VMware, Red Hat and Microsoft currently better value than OpenStack distributions for TCO: 451 Research

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

451 Research launched its latest Cloud Price Index, the most rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the cost of cloud computing. For the first time in the industry, buyers have complete transparency into the complex pricing models of both public and private clouds, analysis of the total cost of ownership, and insight into the ‘golden ratios’ […]

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$20 Billion: What Microsoft Wants To Earn From Cloud Business In Fiscal Year 2018

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Microsoft aims to achieve an annual revenue amount of $20 billion from its cloud-computing business in fiscal year 2018. This means it should be able to triple its cloud revenue over a three-year period. Source: $20 Billion: What Microsoft Wants To Earn From Cloud Business In Fiscal Year 2018 : BIZ TECH : Tech Times

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It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
It’s official, Tesla wants a battery for every home, business, utility

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unveiled a suite of batteries aimed at revolutionalising the energy sector. “Our goal here is to fundamentally change the way the world uses energy. We’re talking at the terawatt scale. The goal is complete transformation of the entire energy infrastructure of the world,” he said. For homes, the company launched […]

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Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set

The consumer electronics industry last year recycled 660 million pounds of electronics in the US — the industry’s highest every annual total — under the eCycling Leadership Initiative (ELI), according to a Consumer Electronics Association report. Read more: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2015/05/01/record-set-for-consumer-electronics-recycling/#ixzz3YuNBBVTd Source: Consumer Electronics Recycling Record Set · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management & Sustainable Development News

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