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Greenpeace Scolds Tech Giants for Impact on Environment

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans, including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei, low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and are still reluctant to commit fully to …

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How to get a cutting-edge web browser

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Installing a pre-release version of your web browser promises at least two distinct thrills. The first one: You get to test new features sometimes months before mainstream users see them. How cool is that? The second thrill comes from taking a risk. Installing pre-release software can cause data loss (perhaps …

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Apple, GE partner to bring Predix apps to iOS

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General Electric is partnering with Apple to develop mobile apps for industrial operators that will bring analytics from GE’s Predix platform to Apple’s iPads and iPhones. Predix, which launched in 2015, is GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform. It was built for managing, analyzing and storing machine sensor data …

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Apple and GE just put iOS inside Industry 4.0

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Working together, Apple and GE have just opened the doors for further iOS deployment across industry infrastructure. Apple in the infrastructure This is a pretty significant step that puts Apple inside future infrastructure, a move I predicted would take place some time ago. GE confirmed plans to standardize on iPhone …

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NFL tight end joins a company using VR to diagnose concussion

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SyncThink, a company that makes virtual reality eye-tracking technology to diagnose concussion, just added New Orleans Saints Tight End Coby Fleener to its Athlete Advisory Board. An active NFL player is a great board addition for any tech company hoping to become a sideline standard in contact sports, but the …

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With an idea this good, what can possibly go wrong?

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It’s a few decades back, and this big steel company decides to modernize one of its furnace operations with the latest technology, according to an IT pilot fish in the know. “In this case, that was an electric arc furnace, where steel is continually made and fed right into the …

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Greenpeace gives Apple a B- for its green electronics efforts

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Apple is setting a “new bar in terms of corporate responsibility” when it comes to green electronics. Meanwhile, Samsung continues to disappoint with its lack of leadership here, said Gary Cook, senior IT campaigner at Greenpeace USA. Where Apple leads on the green electronics front Apple’s commitment to the environment …

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