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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 […]

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 […]

Google Green: Energy, Products & Scrapbook*

December 21, 2011

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How large is Google’s clean energy investment in 2011? Google recently published on its green blog that its portfolio of clean energy investments will approach nearly $1 billion for 2011. According to Axel Martinez, Assistant Treasurer, Google has recently provided a $94 million equity investment in a portfolio of solar energy projects being built by […]

Apple’s Green iCloud to be Solar-Powered (with Infographic)

October 27, 2011

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Apple took another step toward being a cleaner, greener company. It received a county permit this week for a solar farm to power its iCloud data center in Maiden, North Carolina (source: Charlotte Observer). According to Forrester Research, the cloud computing market will top $241 billion by 2020 compared to $40.7 billion in 2010. So implementing green […]