Digital transformation, sustainability highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is solidly in the positives, posting high growth every quarter

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Setting up a successful business model

A business model depicts how a company will create, deliver, and capture value, and is traditionally focused around a main goal of selling a service or product. Ultimately, businesses have a tendency to

Published on: January 19th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Greenpeace breaks into Apple’s Cupertino campus

Greenpeace infiltrated Apple's Cupertino campus this week, projecting messages from Twitter and Facebook users who are dismayed at Apple's use of coal at the data centre that powers its cloud services.The messages of

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Karen Haslam

Discarded electronics can get you into Green Living Show for free

by Nestor Arellano Have you got an old TV set lying around at home, an outdated cell phone or a computer suddenly rendered obsolete by the latest laptop of tablet device? Don’t throw

Published on: April 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Dell trumps Apple on green report card

An environmental watchdog group has issued a new report card, giving Dell props for executing a program under which customers can easily return old gear for recycling by the manufacturer. Apple, which often

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Mark Sullivan

B.C.’s Green Party hires Toronto-based green IT provider

There's never a good time for your technology to fail, but Rebecca Helps still regrets that her database system crashed during the Green Party of British Columbia's annual general meeting.The executive director of

Published on: October 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Clean tech can mean big business for small innovative firms

It should not be a surprise that tech industry titans, including Microsoft's chairman and former CEO, Bill Gates, are pushing the U.S. to dramatically increase spending for clean energy technology. The IT links

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

No more BS — use cow dung to power 1,000 servers

Reducing energy consumption in data centres, particularly with the prospect of a federal carbon tax, is pushing vendors to explore an ever-growing range of ideas. HP engineers say that biogas may, excuse this,

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

There’s gold in e-waste

There's more reason to cheer when Olympic champions in this years Vancouver 2010 Olympics don their gold, silver or bronze medals.Apart from their exceptional sports achievements, the top-notch athletes will also be playing

Published on: March 1st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Physicist’s energy-efficient home a ‘model’ of green living

Think of the lowly rubber band when incorporating energy-saving concepts into your projects.That's the advice a leading physicist has for designers, architects and builders. Amory Lovins debunked the notion that design can only

Published on: December 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Niagara Catholic School District snags Green IT award

The paperless office may still be years away, but some organizations like Ontario's Niagara Catholic School District Board (NCSDB), are already reaping the benefits of a less-paper office: replacing reams of paper with

Published on: April 22nd, 2009 Ted Samson

Canadian Facebook app links “virtual” garden to green behaviour

It's a unique Facebook application designed to foster a culture of conservation, and its creators are two Canadian university students. Kevin Muise and Jin Fan of Simon Fraser University in B.C. are hoping

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Is Green IT mere hype?

Has "green" technology been overhyped? Scientists throughout the world who study global warming have concluded that drastic changes in human energy-consumption are necessary to avert a crisis of biblical proportions. Energy use in

Published on: April 24th, 2008 Jon Brodkin