LG is demonstrating a software system at IFA that lets users share a PC to lower power consumption and cut costs.
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Reducing power usage and cutting carbon emissions is probably the right thing to do for the future of the planet. But keep this is mind: Green is a powerful marketing term right now and cost-savings promises are part of the marketing pitch. Like all marketing promises, results vary. One example: The amount of money a typical consumer can save by using or powering down energy-efficient computers, printers and the like is often small--in the case of an up-to-date laptop, the energy savings add up to perhaps just $10 a year.
Whitepapers about power consumption
Data continues to grow at an astounding pace. As a result, data center space is becoming more scarce, as more arrays are acquired to store all of this data.