Tag: technology

Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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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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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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Korean firms top latest Dow Jones Sustainability Index’s ‘Supersectors’ for Technology, Telecoms

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

South Korea’s KT Corp. and Samsung Electronics have top their respective ‘Supersectors’ in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The annual ranking of publicly-listed companies based on their investment return and sustainable performance combines evaluations from the Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market and corporate sustainability assessment conducted by sustainability investing firm, SAM. In addition […]

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Intel Labs invests US$30m in cloud and embedded computing future

| August 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Intel Labs has announced two new Intel Science and Technology Centres (ISTC) hosted at Carnegie Mellon University focused on cloud and embedded computing research. According to Intel, the centres represent the next $30 million instalment of Intel’s recently announced 5-year, $100 million ISTC program to increase university research and accelerate innovation in a handful of […]

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U.S. tech adoption led to dramatic improvements in energy efficient and productivity – ACEEE report

| February 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

A new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has identified a direct correlation between use of technology and the energy required for economy productivity. The ACEEE study, commissioned by the Technology CEO Council (TCC), found that it takes less than half the energy to produce a dollar of economic output […]

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Huawei joins green movement with base station solution

| January 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

China’s Huawei Technologies has launched a new solution that promises to reduce base station power consumption by 60%. Huawei’s Green Site Solution uses optimized hardware design, an innovative power amplifier and power consumption management, to help operators realize a high level of power saving. The solution adopts leading power amplifier technologies, including DPD and A-Doherty, […]

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UK firm claims industry most efficiency computer

| January 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

UK firm, Cranberry, says its new Small Client, SC20, consumes only 9 watts of power, compared to the average power consumption of 750 watts by a typical mid-range PC. According to the company’s research, the SC20 offers a 95% reduction in carbon emission compared to the average office PC. The paperback-sized SC20 runs Windows XP […]

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IBM to share patents in climate change challenge

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

IBM, Nokia, Pitney Bowes, and Sony have established the world’s first open patent sharing platform for the environment. The initiative, led by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and IBM, aims to compile a set portfolio of patents, dubbed the “Eco-Patent Commons,” that will be made available to the public. The initiative also […]

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