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2012 Olympics: Mobile, Social, 3D and Green*

July 28, 2012

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With as many as 4 billion people expected to watch the London Olympic games over the next two weeks, organizers have made many high-tech improvements that will captivate and elucidate viewers with four times more information produced than the Beijing Olympics. The U.S. Swimming Team has quickly shown how technology can play a social role in […]

Thank You for Listening: Apple REPEATs with EPEAT*

July 14, 2012

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The customers have asked for “A Greener Apple” and Apple has listened. Bob Mansfield, Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering posted a customer letter on Apple’s website: “We’ve recently heard from many loyal Apple customers who were disappointed to learn that we had removed our products from the EPEAT rating system. I recognize that this was a mistake. Starting today, all eligible Apple […]

Where is Steve Jobs’ Greener Apple? (Exclusive Greenpeace Comments)*

July 10, 2012

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In a rare Apple letter to consumers titled “A Greener Apple” in 2007, Steve Jobs wrote about Apple’s desires and plans to become greener. He confirmed that Apple had not been very clear about its environmental policies with its customers, shareholders, employees and the industry. By sharing the plans to remove toxic chemicals from its new products […]

Made in the USA…and Eco-Friendly Wireless Products

July 1, 2012

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Take a look around at the gadgets you use and find one that has been “Made in the USA.” A few readers may claim that “Designed by Apple in California” would be the closest we can get. Yet with Google’s announcement that the Nexus Q streaming media player is “Designed and Manufactured in the USA,” it’s time […]

The Green Wave: 5 Tech Trends That Will Accelerate E-Cycling*

June 23, 2012

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There’s a subtle part of Apple’s WWDC that many analysts overlooked, yet it will have an ongoing impact on how we use and reuse consumer electronics. Within a few seconds after showing the new MacBook Pro feature set, Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Apple, showed theEnvironmental Checklist. This was the first time in Apple’s product […]

America’s Greenest Companies in the Global 100 *

January 31, 2012

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Eight U.S. companies are among the most sustainable in the world according to Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media company. The eighth annual Global 100 list was announced last week during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Although the eight firms include some of America’s leading high-tech companies, they also consist of diverse industry areas: After making significant […]

Why the World Needs More Nests

December 5, 2011

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Every few years a product is launched that revolutionizes an industry. Shortly after the iPod was sold to the mass market, cassette sales became extinct and digital music sales climbed. With the launch of the Nest Learning Thermostat from the creator of Apple’s iPod, Tony Fadell, the energy management industry is poised for a change. The […]