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Bitcoin’s energy use got studied, and you libertarian nerds look even worse than usual

Bitcoin’s energy footprint has more than doubled since Grist first wrote about it six months ago.<p>It’s expected to double again by the end of the …

Bitcoin

After Facebook, Sweden set for more data center deals: Vattenfall

OSLO (Reuters) - Sweden's low electricity prices are likely to attract new data centers to the country this year, according to Swedish utility Vattenfall [VATN.UL], which said it is discussing deals with Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms.<p>The Nordic countries, which can generate electricity …

Renewable Energy

The data capacity gap: why the world is running out of data storage

We spoke to Mark Whitby, Senior Vice President, Branded Products Group at Seagate Technology, EMEA, about data and the future of storage, and the …

Seagate Technology

Netherlands power grid can't handle tech developments, Data Centers warn

The Netherlands power grid is not growing fast enough to keep uw with all the new technological developments, the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) …

Netherlands

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

Cryptocurrency miners seek cheap energy in Norway and Sweden

FRANKFURT/MILAN (Reuters) - Cryptocurrency miners are moving in to Norway and Sweden to take advantage of cheap hydro-electric energy and low temperatures to power and cool their servers.<p>Iceland has been Europe's most popular location for miners of digital currencies such as bitcoin and …

Hydroelectric Power

DeepMind AI Reduces Google Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40% | DeepMind

From smartphone assistants to image recognition and translation, machine learning already helps us in our everyday lives. But it can also help us to …

A Look At Some Of The Worlds Best Bitcoin Mining Farms

Here is a look at some of the worlds best bitcoin mining farms. Most of the bitcoin mining farms in the world are running in China, because …

State of the Data Center Industry, 2018 – Where We are and What to Expect

AFCOM study looks at industry growth and trends in data center skills and technology

Renewable Energy

Here's the New Tech Announced at Data Center World 2018

The Exhibit Hall opened on Wednesday at Data Center World with many of the 161 industry-leading companies announcing new products, services, or …

​CBRE: Data center investments totaled $20bn in 2017

Largely driven by major cloud providers

Real Estate

Top 3 data center trends to watch out for in 2018

Be it the government’s vision of ‘Digital India’, the rapid proliferation of social and digital media with increased number of internet/smartphone …

How the world’s largest bitcoin miner is taking on AI’s most powerful players

“In the future, AI will be everywhere,” said Bitmain product marketer Allen Tang while explaining how the biggest bitcoin mining equipment producer …

Artificial Intelligence

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.<p><b>EAST WENATCHEE, Washington—Hands on the</b> wheel, eyes squinting against the winter sun, Lauren Miehe eases his Land Rover down the main drag and tells me how he used to spot promising sites to build a …

Bitcoin

Study shows smartphones and data centers harm the environment

Data centres and smartphones will be the most damaging information and communications technologies to the environment by 2040, according to new …

Interview: Vertiv VP says data centre energy usage to triple in next decade

​Energy consumption by data centres is set to soar more than three times over the next 10 years.<p>This statistic and its repercussions were the focal …

New Whitepaper Demonstrates Importance of Data Center Expansion Capabilities

Root Data Center announced the availability of a new whitepaper titled “Power, Real Estate and Capability: Evaluating Your Data Center’s Expansion …

Virtualization

DCD>Energy Smart highlights fuel cells in the data center

<b>DCD>Energy Smart</b> 2018, hosted by DatacenterDynamics and <b>Stockholm Data Parks</b>, will hear how the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), with …

Secretive Chinese bitcoin mining company may have made as much money as Nvidia last year

A secretive Chinese start-up called Bitmain that dominates the bitcoin "mining" industry likely made as much as chipmaker Nvidia did last year, …

Cryptocurrency

Hong Kong multi-tenant data center market continues to edge out Singapore

451 Research has published multi-tenant data center market reports on Hong Kong and Singapore, its fifth annual reports covering these key APAC …

The Reality of Autonomous Data Centers

Autonomous data centers—sometimes called self-driving data centers—are drawing interest from all corners of IT. Large-scale international …

Automation

Cloud service adoption creates new data center demands

Both consumer and business applications are contributing to the growing dominance of cloud services over the Internet, according to the Cisco Global …

Internet of Things

Cloud computing will virtually replace traditional data centers within three years

Cloud data center traffic will represent 95 percent of total data center traffic by 2021, says Cisco.<p>The use of cloud computing services and …

Technology News

15 Mins Ago<p>The Freedom from Facebook initiative is asking the FTC to break up Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp and let users communicate with each …

Automotive Industry

Intel’s latest chip is designed for computing at the edge

As we develop increasingly sophisticated technologies like self-driving cars and industrial internet of things sensors, it’s going to require that we move computing to the edge. Essentially this means that instead of sending data to the cloud for processing, it needs to be done right on the device …

Why Microsoft Is Ruling The Cloud, IBM Is Matching Amazon, And Google Is $15 Billion Behind

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — In a striking …

Fake News

data center news

Network World-2 hours ago<p><i>Data center</i> modernization is a complicated and extensive process. Here's what you should do at each stage of a migration: …