Facebook may be changing the server business for ever

A new data center in Lulea, Sweden, is an exemplar of the good Facebook is capable of. It is trying to do for hardware what Linux did for software. And it may be succeeding.

Sears gets into data center business

Sears has decided that one of the best things to do with all those stores it had to close after the US ran out of money was to convert them into data centers.

Apple called out for being "least green" tech company

Apple likes to make everyone think that one of its main concerns is the company's impact on the environment. That might not be true.

Nanofluid tapped to cool servers

Scientists at Sweden's Institute of Technology have developed a nanofluid solution that could eventually be used to cool massive data centers and server farms.

Facebook tells Greenpeace: 'We're just as green as you'

Facebook has told Greenpeace to get its own house in order, after the environmental campaigning group criticized the company for using non-renewable sources to power its new data center.

Syndicate challenges x86 server architecture with low-powered chips

The Smooth-Stone syndicate has amassed a $48 million war chest to challenge traditional x86 processors with new, low-powered chips designed for use in servers and data centers.

Google signs long-term wind power deal

Google's signed a 20-year deal to buy power from an Iowa wind farm as part of its plan to become carbon neutral.