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ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
ICT technologies central to meeting climate challenge – International Chamber of Commerce

A major gathering of businesses and policymakers—held alongside the ongoing UN climate talks in Bonn—has heard how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a central role in tackling climate change. The International Chamber of Commerce has put its backing into ICT technologies that combat climate change – both causes and effect of global warming, […]

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Scientists start $150 billion clean energy program

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Scientists start $150 billion clean energy program

Scientists have launched a US$150 billion project – self-described as this century’s moon-landing challenge – aimed to reducing the cost of new build renewable energy plants to lower than new build coal power plants by as early as 2020. The 10-year program, aptly named Global Apollo Programme to Combat Climate Change, will research renewables, energy […]

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Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei accelerates supply chain CO2 reductions

Huawei reduced its global carbon emissions in 2014 after membership in its green supplier program expanded five-fold last year, according to the company’s 2014 Sustainability Report. Released today at a conference on the future of sustainable supply chains, the report sets out Huawei’s philosophy and describes its achievements in bridging the digital divide, supporting stable […]

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Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei launches IoT architecture, developing its own IoT OS

Huawei Technologies is launching a complete Internet of Things architecture that consist of a network aggregating node, a software-defined networking-enabled controller and an operating system for IoT devices. The architecture, dubbed Agile Network 3.0, enables enterprises to build an IoT infrastructure to support the digitisation opportunities in production, manufacturing, and logistics. “Huawei today announced the […]

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Verizon treated 2 million pounds of electronic waste in last five years

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Verizon treated 2 million pounds of electronic waste in last five years

In 2010, Verizon set a goal to collect 2 million pounds – or 1,000 tons – of electronic waste in communities it serves by the end of 2015. That five-year goal was achieved today, eight months ahead of schedule, during Verizon’s e-waste recycling rally in Wilmington, as area residents, businesses and Verizon employees safely disposed […]

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Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time for energy neutrality for the net – Greenpeace’s Annie Leonard

Greenpeace USA executive director Annie Leonard argues that a healthy internet is not just neutral, but should also be powered by a neutral, as in non-monopolistic, energy infrastructure, preferably based on renewable energy. “The Internet needs a lot of electricity, and its footprint is only growing as more people around the world get connected. If […]

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Internet Of Things could generate US$8 trillion in value over the next decade – Cisco/DHL report

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Internet Of Things could generate US$8 trillion in value over the next decade – Cisco/DHL report

New research by Cisco forecasts US$8 trillion in “value-at-stake” over the next decade. This will come from five primary drivers: innovation and revenue ($2.1 trillion); asset utilization ($2.1 trillion); supply chain and logistics ($1.9 trillion); employee productivity improvements ($1.2 trillion); and enhanced customer and citizen experience ($700 billion). “Digital disruption is all around us and […]

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Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Huawei proposing new methodology for maximizing energy efficiency to reduce carrier network energy consumption

Huawei today introduced its “Maximizing Energy Efficiency” methodology at the 7th Annual Telecoms Energy Efficiency Forum. Aimed at supporting carriers with assessing how energy efficient their networks are, the methodology reviews all components and the communications system. The findings from the assessment support carriers with improving network energy efficiency and building green Mobile Broadband (MBB) […]

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99% of the world not connected to the Internet – Cisco

| December 19, 2012 | 1 Comment
99% of the world not connected to the Internet – Cisco

Cisco has launched a new marketing campaign and corporate slogan that says 99% of the world is still not online. The new campaign is based on the concept of the Internet of Everything, where not just people, but things will be connected to the global network, allowing for a new generation of services. “It’s easy […]

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How Apple will get 100% renewable power for its Maiden data centre

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
How Apple will get 100% renewable power for its Maiden data centre

There are arguably many ways to get to 100% green power for a data centre. You can put it where all the power generated is green, such as in Iceland. Or you can buy RECs, renewable energy certificates, to offset all the electricity you get from the traditional grid. But Apple has embarked on an […]

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