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Green:Net: A Day of Learning About Green & Computing

by Katie Fehrenbacher on April 30, 2010

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This morning as I rewatched some of the stellar presentations, read some of the media coverage and thought over the discussions at Green:Net 2010 yesterday, I was truly energized by how much we accomplished. Thank you to all that made the second annual… Continue reading

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Calling All Entrepreneurs! A Greentech Conference for You

by Katie Fehrenbacher on April 6, 2010

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The intersection of the Internet and the greentech boom represents an incredible opportunity to define new markets, solve big problems and apply the talent of the Internet industry to the most important cause to date: saving the planet. Green:Net 2010 … Continue reading

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Developer Trend Alert: Programming for Energy Efficiency

by Katie Fehrenbacher on February 23, 2010

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Developers have long focused on building software for better performance and more features. Each generation of programs for our laptops and mobile software are supposed to do more for us — not less. But there has been a growing amount of attention as… Continue reading

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Q4 Wrap-up: Ending 2009 on a Greentech High

by Pedro Hernandez on January 21, 2010

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What a year. Coasting on the momentum that propelled cleantech to the forefront of venture capital investment in Q3, the fourth quarter capped off a year that, when all was said and done, saw a total of $4.85 billion invested in the sector. However, as… Continue reading

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The Green Guide to CES 2010

by Katie Fehrenbacher on January 4, 2010

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The gadget-frenzy that is the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off this week, and like in recent years past (2009, 2008), we’re keeping an eye out on the energy efficient and “greener” gadgets on display at the show. Like in 2008 and 2009, e… Continue reading

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Winners and Losers in Greentech in 2009

by Katie Fehrenbacher on December 21, 2009

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A lot happened in the world of greentech in the last 12 months – the U.S. government started doling out stimulus funds, the smart grid became a mainstream moniker, the Copenhagen climate summit passed with a whimper, and the first half of the year w… Continue reading

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Looks like there’s a solid reason for all these companies developing home energy management tools. Pike Research published a report this morning that says that 28.1 million consumers will be using home energy management tools worldwide by 2015, which… Continue reading

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Batteries and the Dawn of the UPS-less Data Center

by Pedro Hernandez on November 30, 2009

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Rich Miller at Data Center Knowledge wonders if servers should come with batteries. At least two web giants — Google and Facebook — are answering with an emphatic “yes.” And if such a strategy catches on, it could spell good news for IT vendors… Continue reading

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