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Amazon announced a €3.75 million commitment to The Nature Conservancy in an effort to reduce climate change risks and increase species biodiversity in three German cities. The initial project is in Berlin’s Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district. Learnings will be applied in two other German locations, and then shared across other European cities. With this, Amazon is recognizing the urgency of the climate …

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud are the three biggest cloud providers as of Q4 2019 based on market share, Synergy Research Group reports.   Together, these three providers account for around 60% of the market share of the global cloud infrastructure. Apart from being practically essential for a huge chunk of …

Microsoft Corp. announced on January 16 an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in …

This may be surprising  at first– cloud computing impacts the environment. How so? Let’s find out. Cloud computing saves energy With cloud-based computing, there is less need for physical structures to house the servers of the data centers. The servers need to be up and running 24/7. Needless to say, this is a lot of …

When you have a lot of people working in a Google Doc it can look like a zoo, with anonymous animals popping into your document to write (or howl, bark or moo) their feedback. Today, 13 new animals—like the african wild dog, grey reef shark and cheetah—are joining the pack. Though they may be excellent …