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TweetJust when you thought it was safe to trade carbon credits via the German Emissions Trading Authority, hackers make off with your eco-loot! Through a classic “please click this link and login to verify your account” phishing scheme, hackers acquired the credentials of some major firms and transferred $4 million worth of carbon offsets into [...]
TweetGreenpeace, not known for their subtle arts of persuasion, has launched a no-holds-barred campaign that “encourages” tech leaders to reduce their carbon footprint. Apparently, the IT sector has the capacity to reduce carbon emissions 15% below baseline through technologies like smart buildings and smart grids. The Greenpeace site aims to shame leaders into doing their [...]
TweetWith the rise of Facebook, iPhones, and gChat comes a slew of power hungry servers. A report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Labs asked the question: “Just how much power do all these servers consume?” The answer: Total power used by servers represented about 0.6% of total U.S. electricity consumption in 2005. When cooling and [...]