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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do Smartphones Have an Afterlife? *

January 20, 2012

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With less than 10% of U.S. cell phones being recycled (source: IDC) each year, there’s a trend in Korea that could create a whole new market in the U.S.: certified recycled phones. Just as Samsung has the most innovative Android smartphones in the world, another Korean-based company will pave the way for recycling and reusing Android phones […]

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 […]