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.
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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.
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.
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.
The EU and US have both given their approval to Google's takeover of Motorola Mobility, while noting that they are closely monitoring the fairness of licensing terms in the ongoing mobile patent wars.The $12.
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.
An exhibit that is part of DesignPhiladelphia features the innovative designs to make Philly's Dilworth Plaza a more user-friendly (and more beautiful) green space for residents.
The European Union is unhappy with the fact that Facebook turned on Tag Suggestions, a facial recognition feature, by default without notifying users first.
The European Parliament has voted to allow a single EU-wide patent scheme to press forward, despite receiving objections from Italy and Spain.
European Commission-funded Sartre project aims to reduce accidents, congestions and emissions
The European Commission wants to harmonise the way airlines hand over passengers' personal information to member states on flights in and out of the EU
New legislation to extend restrictions on hazardous materials to a wider range of electronics products has passed a first vote in European Parliament
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.
The EU, the US, Japan and the Green Grid industry group want to use PUE as an international metric for gauging and comparing energy efficiency
In certain green IT circles, there may be the perception that if you go "green" you're somehow skimping on features. I'm not sure where this idea came from, honestly.
Green storage maker Nexsan has updated it data dedupe product line, which features the AutoMAID disk-idling technology.
Verizon Business touts green benefits of passive optical networks with new demo facility.
I'd be lying if I didn't admit that this one creeps me out a bit. A green PC maker out of the United Kingdom (VeryPC) has rigged some facial detection software to work in conjunction with your system's power management features.
The merger of Carphone Warehouse's TalkTalk ISP and Tiscali UK will not be anti-competitive, the European Commission has ruled
For those of you who love a deal, any deal, storage vendor Nexsan is running a promotion for customers that test out its AutoMAID feature for at least 30 days. AutoMAID stands for Automatic Massive Array of Idle Disks.
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