Green-IT

Government Delays Smart Meter Rollout

Surprise, surprise. Government announces four year extension to the rollout of smart meters in the UK

1 year ago

Google Makes Recycled Materials Pledge For Hardware Products

Google goes green. Recycled materials to be in all of its 'Made By Google' products by 2022

1 year ago

Apple Opens Up About Recycling iPhones Via Robot

Apple shows off robot called Daisy that can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour in both the US and Holland

2 years ago

Toyota Offers Free Access To Hybrid Car Tech

Hybrid car pioneer Toyota offers free access to technology patents, as move to full electric vehicles continues

2 years ago

Oslo To Wireless Charge Electric Taxi Fleet

Way of the future? Norway's capital to charge electric taxis wirelessly via charging plate built into road

2 years ago

CES 2019: AI, Home Tech, Cars and Robots To Feature

Tech show gets underway in Las Vegas with number of announcements centred around AI, the home, and robots

2 years ago

Tesla Cuts Price On US Electric Cars

Demand for electric vehicles not so great? Leading manufacturer cuts price on all models

2 years ago

Government’s Smart Meter Deadline Will Be Missed, Warns NAO

Troubled smart metre rollout in the UK unlikely to meet its 2020 deadline for installation in every home

2 years ago

EU Regulators Mull Action On Universal Smartphone Chargers

Frustrated at lack of progress towards universal phone charger, EU to consider whether to take action

2 years ago

Microsoft Sinks Second Data Centre Under The Sea Near Orkney

No more worry about cooling costs, when you sink a data centre deep within the ocean, claims Microsoft

3 years ago

Google Launches Project Sunroof Tool In UK

Teams up with E.ON for tool to work out cost savings for individual roof structures fitted with solar panels

3 years ago

Apple Audit Finds Serious Violations Among Suppliers

Expanded audit finds higher number of serious labour and environmental violations, but overall compliance has improved

3 years ago

Government Lorry Tech Trial To Sync Acceleration, Braking & Steering

Lorry Platooning. Wireless tech to be used on convoy of lorries to synch moves, save fuel and lower emissions

3 years ago

Microsoft’s Bill Gates Donates £3.6bn To Charity

Microsoft co-founder makes huge charity donation, as he continues Foundation's philanthropic work

3 years ago

My Journey To Find The World’s Oldest Computer

Kevin Murrell, co-founder of the National Museum of Computing, details how he found and helped restore the Harwell Machine

3 years ago

Emissions Tricking Software Prompts Recall Of 22,000 Porsche Cayenne Cars

Porsche denies the findings but will honour the recall

3 years ago

Microsoft Wants AI To Save The World From Environmental Woe

AI for Earth will look to tackle climate change issues with smart tech

4 years ago

Apple Plans Second £700m Renewable Data Centre In Denmark

Apple continues its green IT drive as renewable energy takes centre stage

4 years ago

Going Green: Google Powers Dutch Data Centre With Solar Power

The search giant will buy all the energy a Netherlands solar farm produces over the next decade

4 years ago

Apple Deepens Environmental Push With New Green Fund

As President Trump signals withdraw from Paris agreement, Apple pledges $1 billion for renewable engery

4 years ago

Apple Targets 100 Percent Recycled iPhones In Environmental Push

Apple pledges sustainable future but won't shift on "right to repair" issue

4 years ago

Google Touts Speedy Custom AI Chips That Trounce GPUs And CPUs

Chip boast – Google claims its own AI chips remove the need to increase the number of its data centres

4 years ago

WD, UN Use Big Data Competition To Fight Climate Change

Data for Climate Action is an open innovation challenge to use data science and big data from the private sector…

4 years ago

Google DeepMind In Talks With UK National Grid To AI To Boost Electric Supply Efficiency

The artificial intelligence specialist will look to improve how the National Grid supplies electricity across Britian

4 years ago

Cancer Research Smart Benches Offer Londoners Solar Power Charging And Free Wi-Fi

The smart benches come with contactless payment tech to enable people to make small on-the-fly donations

4 years ago

Greenpeace Praises Apple, Google & Facebook But Slams Netflix, Amazon On Renewables

Apple retains top spot as Greenpeace puts pressure on technology firms to boost green energy commitments

4 years ago

Amazon Selects Montreal For Canadian Data Centre

Cheap hydro power convinces Amazon to open its Canadian data centre in Montreal

4 years ago

Digital Realty: Data Centre Renewables Are Up, But The Work’s Not Done

Rob Coupland, Digital Realty's MD of EMEA, explains the growing impact of renewables in the data centre industry

4 years ago

McLaren, Sharp, And Ilika Join Forces To Develop Autonomous Energy Harvesting IoT Tech

The Digital Catapult also revealed the winners of the IoT Boost Programme

4 years ago

Bill Gates And Friends Invest $1 Billion in Clean Energy Tech

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has assembled an all-star team to tackle the issue of renewable energy over the next 20…

4 years ago