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Earth to Echo: What's your take on tech?

Earth to Echo Director Dave Green and I had a short chat about his upcoming (July 2) movie that takes us on a first-person look at first contact. The movie features an interesting film technique and some intriguing film technology.

July 1, 2014 by

Google takes App Engine to version 1.7.4

The last update for 2012 brings features such as traffic splitting out of the experimental stage. The company is also promising that its boosted EU datacentre support will, within the coming months, be available for more than just billing-enabled apps.

December 14, 2012 by

£6m super-fast broadband boost for Birmingham

The European Commission has given the go-ahead for £6m in EU public funding for the construction of a super-fast broadband network in Birmingham.The commission gave the green light to the project on the grounds that the resulting infrastructure will be "genuinely open to all operators" and will therefore increase competition.

June 13, 2012 by

Passenger data accord breaches rights, say Greens

The latest EU agreement for airlines to automatically transfer European personal passenger data to the US authorities breaches fundamental European human rights, a study commissioned by Green MEPs has found.The 2011 agreement to share Passenger Name Record (PNR) data of airline passengers flying from Europe breaches European data protection laws, according to a study conducted by Gerrit Hornung of the Universität Passau and Franziska Boehm of the Université du Luxembourg.

March 14, 2012 by

ACTA gets green light from EU Council

Ministers from around the European Union have quietly approved the watered-down Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.The Council of the European Union, which comprises ministers from the governments of member states, announced their approval towards the bottom of a statement (PDF) that was ostensibly about fisheries.

December 20, 2011 by

Staples touts green tech in online catalog

The Staples business-to-business division has added a Green Guide to its online catalog site, which features 1,100 different office supplies that have been screened for environmental parameters PLUS relevant technology of the same genre from some of its suppliers. There actually isn't a ton of stuff within, but the Staples EcoEasy line is a good place to start if you're a smaller company looking for a source of information about your green technology options.

April 22, 2010 by

How green is your IT leasing company?

One might be tempted, perhaps, to consider leasing as an option when considering how to manage your company's IT portfolio with an eye to green issues.In the sense that you'll keep a better lid on the age of your assets or maybe spend a little more on energy-efficiency features since you can better manage the costs over time, this is definitely true.

September 30, 2008 by

Red Hat: Enterprise Linux is energy efficient

Linux vendor Red Hat has updated its enterprise Linux version with features for big servers and some green improvements. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 includes virtualisation support for bigger systems and more memory architectures.

May 25, 2008 by

News to know: Green Grid; Windows 7; AMD speaks; Bebo

Notable headlines:David Berlind: With tech titan support, Green Grid to help datacenters go green with measurement standardsMary Jo Foley: Windows 7 to get new touch features. Microsoft makes IE with component activation change available to testers.

December 12, 2007 by

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