Going green in the IT world

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Perhaps as controversial as any topic can get. Today I'm talking about going 'green' with reference to the difficulty (or not) this idea presents within the IT industry. 'Green' has become a bit of a...

Cisco goes green with EnergyWise

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Cisco Systems announced in a press release on Tuesday the launch of a three-stage plan to help IT businesses reduce their carbon emissions, through the use of their new EnergyWise technology. Primarily designed for Cisco's...

CeBIT Goes Green This Year

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The Climate Savers Computing Initiative, established by many of the world's leading computer companies will use the 2008 CeBIT trade show to drive home the green IT message. The Initiative is led by Dell, EDS,...

Greenpeace raises Apple green rating

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In April Greenpeace listed Apple at the bottom of its rankings but now the environmental campaign group has bumped the company ahead of Sony, LG Electronics, Panasonic and HP to tenth place on the 14-company...

DDR3 standard gets the green light

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The Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (Jedec) has published the specifications of the forthcoming Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) memory standard. DDR3 memory promises improvements in performance and power consumption over DDR2 and older standards....

UN backs green web TV

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The world's first online 'green' television channel has gone live with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) behind it. Green.tv is aimed solely at tackling environmental issues and hopes to become the web's definitive resource...

.xxx given green light

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ICann has given the go-ahead to plans for what has been described as a "virtual red-light district", with the creation of a .xxx TLD. Negotiations are to begin with ICM Registry Inc, which will run...

Dell Announces Green PCs

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PC maker Dell has launched a new line of environmentally friendly business PC's. The move comes as part of Dell's need to meet international and EU requirements on environmental design. The EU's Reduction of Hazardous...

PeopleSoft Shareholders Give Oracle Green Light

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Oracle Relevant Products/Services from Oracle, backed by what the company views as a favorable response from PeopleSoft Latest News about PeopleSoft stockholders, is applying more pressure in an effort to complete its proposed US$9.2 billion...

Nvidia Green Lights the Quadro FX 4000 Chip

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Nvidia has introduced its latest workstation-class graphics chip, the Quadro FX 4000. Essentially an overclocked version of the previous top-end Quadro FX 3000, the 4000 bumps the triangle processing rate to 133m each...

Microsoft Grows Project Green

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Completion of Microsoft Corp.'s Project Green initiative to bring its four business application suites together on a single code base is still two years away, but the company is already trying to standardize some features...

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