Cloud Computing


The data explosion racing around the internet as people do more online banking, shopping and thousands of other things requires energy-hungry data centers to process and store the growing volumes of information. These data centers need lots of electricity to power and cool servers, but IBM researchers have developed technology that can redistribute workloads to… Keep reading →


There certainly has been a lot of interest in renewable sources of energy in recent years. Truth be told, it hasn’t always been a good thing considering the loud missteps witnessed by the likes of Solyndra, A123 and Fisker. However, even those who have cringed at the thought of investing in areas such as solar… Keep reading →

The internet’s power will allow management of the home in ways that save energy and money automatically in its next stage of development, a pioneer in the online world attending the Consumer Electronics Show told Breaking Energy this week.

AlertMe CEO Mary Turner helped launch some of the first large internet services in Europe, and now she is helping the technology developers of the next stage of the internet build a cloud-computing platform hub that lies at the heart of a new partnership with home goods retailing giant Lowe’s. Keep reading →