Green-IT

Tesla Sues Californian County, Threats To Move HQ

Final straw for Elon Musk. Skirmish with California erupts into full-scale legal battle after local officials refuse to allow Fremont…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Tesla Suspends Production At Main Factory

Electric carmaker's main factory in California has ceased production for three weeks in bid to slow spread of the Covid-19…

2 years ago

Google To Spend Billions On US Data Centres

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirms plan to spend $10 billion in 2020 on Google data centres and offices across the…

2 years ago

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change

Amazon founder and one of the world's richest men has pledged $10 billion in order to fight the “biggest threat…

2 years ago

UK To Ban Diesel, Petrol Car Sales From 2035

Environmental push. Boris Johnson announces Britain is to bring forward its ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles…

2 years ago

Sonos Boss Apologises For Update Controversy

Sonos CEO says sorry for anger caused by its update policy, and says it will support legacy products “for as…

2 years ago

Apple Cautions EU About Common Charger Push

Apple has cautioned against the renewed EU push for a common mobile charger, warning that losing its Lightning port will…

2 years ago

Microsoft Pledges To Be Carbon Negative By 2030

No more carbon footprint. Ever. Redmond pledges to remove all the carbon it has created since it was founded back…

2 years ago

CES 2020: Intel Shows Off Folding Computer Panel

Intel concept of a laptop-like computer created from a single folding screen, plus impressive self-driving Mobileye demonstation using camera-only tech

2 years ago

Sonos Criticised For Bricking Old Speakers

Recycle mode for a discount actually bricks expensive Sonos speakers, earning ire from owners over added ewaste being thrown away

2 years ago

IBM’s New Battery Design Utilises Seawater

No heavy metals. New battery design from IBM boffins does not use cobalt and instead uses minerals extracted from sea…

2 years ago

Staff Sign Open Letter To Google Over Climate Change

Google staff pen open letter asking for a climate action plan including zero emissions by 2030 target

2 years ago

Tesla Powerwall Battery Installations To Begin In Japan

Global rollout of the Powerwall home battery continues, with Japan installations slated for 2020

2 years ago

Dyson Axes Plan For Electric Car, 500 Jobs At Risk

Despite receiving government funding, Dyson says electric car project is not “commercially viable”

2 years ago

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Pledges To Be Carbon Neutral By 2040

Environmental pledge from CEO, as staff stage walkout at Seattle HQ in protest at Amazon's green record

2 years ago

Apple To Use Recycled Rare Earth Elements In iPhones

Good for the planet and good for the trade war. Apple agrees deal to reuse recycled rare earth elements

2 years ago

Government Delays Smart Meter Rollout

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 years ago

Tesla Cuts Price On US Electric Cars

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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 years ago