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McKinsey: Energy efficiency could save $700 billion

Rather than invent new sources of energy, reducing waste in appliances, homes, and business could yield savings of $1.2 trillion on a $520 billion investment over 10 years, consulting firm says.

By Jul. 29, 2009

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McKinsey: Servers need an MPG-like energy rating

A study on data center energy consumption paints an ugly picture of runaway costs and hefty carbon footprints. It calls for measuring both facility efficiency and IT utilization.

By Apr. 30, 2008

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1 in 3 smartphone owners use device while driving

In a McKinsey study, 35 percent of people polled admit to using their smartphones when they're behind the wheel.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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Udacity teams with Google, others to rethink tech education

The company has partnered with the likes of Google and Autodesk to try to create more opportunities in tech for students.

By Sep. 9, 2013

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Microsoft's next CEO: Some last-minute musings

As Microsoft's search for its next CEO continues, new rumors and reports abound.

By Dec. 12, 2013

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer poaches key Google exec as COO

Henrique de Castro, who led Google's Partner Business Solutions group, stands to make $60 million or more as Mayer's top lieutenant.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Survey: Few Facebookers 'friend' over looks alone

A survey by NM Incite claims that people on Facebook are generally upstanding sorts. 82 percent of them apparently friend people whom they know on Facebook. And a mere trifle of them friend because of attractiveness.

By Dec. 19, 2011

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Saving the planet cheaper than you think

Critics say limiting carbon emissions could cost trillions. But a new study suggests the costs are much lower.

By Dec. 4, 2007

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Meet Sundar Pichai, the new head of Android

The executive, who rose to prominence on the success of Chrome, is tasked to keep Google's momentum in the mobile world going.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Major security breach exposes customer info (video)

CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the database hack at Epsilon, which handles e-mail marketing for thousands of companies, and what customers can do to protect themselves.

By Apr. 4, 2011