By The Guardian on April 17, 2012
Greenpeace report named Apple among worst offenders for using highly polluting coal to power their data centres
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By Timothy Hurst on April 7, 2011
Citing open source software as its inspiration, Facebook today launched the Open Compute Project, an initiative to share the custom-engineered technology in its new data center.
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By Timothy Hurst on November 24, 2010
When news broke recently about Facebook’s plans to build another massive data center — this one in coal-heavy North Carolina — Facebook was already braced for the pushback with a new green strategy of their own, a recently launched page called Green on Facebook.