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TECH 04 Dec 2015 | 5:29 AM

Google to boost renewable energy for datacentres

Google announced plans to boost its use of renewable energy for its datacentres, moving closer to its goal of 100% clean energy use.

TECH 09 Dec 2015 | 1:00 AM

A hard sell? Companies struggle to promote green consumption

Eat misshapen veg, wash clothes in cold water, drive more slowly and recycle? It is perhaps no surprise that companies say persuading consumers to go green is a big challenge.

TECH 16 Mar 2016 | 11:00 PM

Smart shoes that charge your smartphone

Vibram, the Italian shoe company famous for its Fivefingers shoes and Megagrip soles, has released news on its first shoe prototype that is able to convert and use energy to charge your mobile phone.

Technology 22 Mar 2016 | 4:44 AM

Apple's robot rips apart iPhones for recycling

Apple Inc unveiled a robotic system called Liam to take apart junked iPhones and recover valuable materials that can be recycled, such as silver and tungsten.

TECH 04 Apr 2016 | 8:00 AM

US tech giants file brief in favour of Obama ‘clean power’ plan

US tech giants Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon expressed support for President Barack Obama’s programme to fight climate change, which was put on hold in February by the US Supreme Court.

TECH 18 Apr 2016 | 10:00 PM

Protecting nature – there are apps for that

Apple set out to inspire people to protect nature with a special collection of apps whose proceeds will go toward doing just that.

TECH 26 Apr 2016 | 7:00 AM

Apple and the environment: How long are iPhones used?

Sure, the environmentally conscious Apple customer might be pleased to know that the company's datacentres are powered 100% by renewable energy, and that for Apple Stores, that number is 97%. But how does it fare elsewhere?

TECH 18 May 2016 | 1:30 AM

Scotland gives go-ahead for world's largest floating wind farm

A five-turbine floating windfarm has gained final approval to set up 25km off the east coast of Scotland in 2017, and is expected to become the world's most powerful floating windfarm of its kind once it starts churning out a combined 30MW.

TECH 26 May 2016 | 1:39 AM

Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

Apple Inc is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles.

TECH 26 May 2016 | 7:30 AM

German power firms to partner carmakers in electric future

German utilities are likely to partner with automakers to tap into a 1bil euro (RM4.56bil) government incentive scheme for electric cars.