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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


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


McKinsey's Eight business technology trends to watch

Analyst firm McKinsey gives us Eight business technology trends to watch in 2008

By Dec. 26, 2007


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


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


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


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


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


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


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