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World Tech Update

In this week’s show mobile software and hardware debut at CTIA in Las Vegas, Canada looks to recycle more e-waste, Intel launches new processors, FujiFilm shows off a prototype 3D camera, the European Commission prepares to investigate how online data is being used and a brain machine controls robots.

Apple rises in Greenpeace green electronics ranking

Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo and Dell have all lost points and Philips and Apple are among the companies jumping up the latest Greenpeace green electronics ranking.

World Tech Update

In this week’s show from Germany’s Cebit: traffic slows at the show, Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the highlights, a Fujitsu PC draws zero watts when switched off, Asus unveils a touchscreen prototype, MSI shows off a thin netbook, a car radio tunes into 16,000 stations, Greenpeace challenges IT leaders and a robot makes your tea.

Analysis: Green data now front and center for Apple products

After taking flak from advocacy groups and some shareholders about its environmental policies, Apple has spent more time talking the environmental aspects of its products—including the ones unveiled earlier this week.

Shenandoah University chooses eco-friendly MacBook

Virginia's Shenandoah University chose the MacBook and iPod touch for its new learning program because of Apple's commitment to the environment.

Forklift those Macs

An Australian magazine reputedly has images of Apple trashing Macs that appear to be in working condition. But perhaps there's more than meets the eye to this.

Does searching Google damage the environment?

Do two Google searches produce the same amount of CO2 as bringing water to a boil on your stovetop?

Companies are overstating green claims, consumers say

Sixty-five percent of consumers think some companies overstate their green credentials to sell more products.

Report says Apple lags on confronting climate change

A report by environmental group Ceres says that Apple needs to improve what it's doing about climate change.

Study: Consumers want green tech

A small majority of people surveyed said they'd be willing to pay more for green products.