News tagged with carbon footprint

IBM Hot Water-Cooled Supercomputer Goes Live at ETH Zurich

(PhysOrg.com) -- IBM has delivered a first-of-a-kind hot water-cooled supercomputer to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), marking a new era in energy-aware computing.  The innovative system, dubbed ...

Jul 02, 2010
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Cutting the Internet's carbon footprint

Over the last 20 years the Internet has grown from almost nothing to something of enormous economic and social value. But in the meantime, its consumption of electricity, which currently stands at 3% to 5% of the global ...

Jun 09, 2010
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Greenpeace not LOL over Facebook footprint

(AP) -- After an emotional breakup with the timber industry, Prineville, Ore., was thrilled to get friended by Facebook. The social networking site chose the high-desert timber town of 10,000 to take advantage ...

Apr 21, 2010
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