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Technology Turns The Tide

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It seems a contradiction, however technology and digital developments are helping us to become more energy conscious. Up to now consumers in the developed world have had an insatiable appetite for all the new mobile technology being launched each year. In fact so clever have marketing departments become, that we race out to buy the latest updates regardless of whether our existing device still functions perfectly well. The ‘must have’ mindset has set in. However, another fact of life is that everything old will be new again. Indeed the refurbishment of products by their original manufacturer has led to an upswing in demand… read more

Green servers

Green servers

Intel launches its latest power-smart servers, and challenger AMD buys low-power server startup SeaMicro. Intel has launched its latest iteration of green servers, the Xeon processor E5-2600 product family. The new processors are 50 percent more efficient than the previous Xeon line, and connect to Intel’s Data Center Manager, which links its real-time power and thermal data to existing system management consoles. This follows the news last week that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) was buying SeaMicro, maker of a new class of power-sipping server chips. Intel forecasts that there will be 15 billion connected devices and over 3 billion connected… read more