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Apple Inc on Thursday announced its investing $300 million in China to fund the provision of renewable energy resources to suppliers, Apple said in a statement. The project, which represents Apple's commitment to increase the volume of renewable energy in its supply chain and to address climatic change, would power up to 1 million homes in China. The U.S. tech giant said the project will involve 10 initial suppliers alongside Apple, jointly investing almost $300 million for a period of four years into the China Clean Energy Fund. The...
Microsoft on Tuesday said it has submerged a self-sufficient experimental data center off the coast of the northernmost tip of Scotland. The underwater datacenter is part of Project Natick which the tech giant started developing in 2014 to save money on data center cooling facilities. Microsoft said it sank the supposedly energy efficient data center which could provide internet connectivity for years into the sea last Friday. It noted that the server is now online and performing several computing tasks which it did not specify. Micr...
Presently, various industries are becoming aware about the high electricity consumption and the adverse effects it has on the environment. Not only this, but such companies are also taking productive steps to look for ways to cut down the harmful factors. Same is the case with Amazon Web Services. Being an online retail giant, the company possesses a large number of data operating systems which are active all the time. Considering this, the Amazon offices consume a great quantity of electrical resources. Keeping this in mind, Amazon h...