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Amazon solar farm furthers goal to use 100% renewable energy

Amazon Web Services came under fire from Greenpeace last year for not using more green energy, but the public cloud giant has since come a long way toward changing its ways. The latest example of its greenness? Amazon has partnered with Community Energy to build the Amazon Solar Farm US East, an 80 megawatt solar farm in Accomack County, Virginia.

IoT will be top driver of data center expansion, IDC predicts

Without sufficient investment in corporate data centers, the deployment of Internet of Things devices and services in enterprises could overwhelm those data centers.

News Scan: Apple in disarray; Mobility spurs data center spending; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Sept. 3, including Apple's current state of affairs just before the iPhone 6 launch, spending on data center projects spurred by mobility and BYOD, game revenue higher in Android than Apple, older generations aren't as bad at tech as you think and consumer attitudes towards the security of mobile banking apps.

Lower-priced tablets to gain momentum in US market, says Gartner

The sale of high-end tablets is forecast by Gartner to decrease as tablet penetration passes 50 percent of U.S. households with the next wave of adopters more attracted to lower-priced utility tablets.

Internet of Things threatens to overwhelm data centers, open security holes

The Internet of Things will overtax data centers and open up the enterprise to greater security risks, warns Gartner.

Surge in premium mobile phone spending spurs Gartner revision

Unexpected growth in spending on premium mobile phones has prompted research firm Gartner to boost its estimate for device spending growth this year.