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Apple Is Building At Least One Huge Solar Farm to Power Its North Carolina Data Center

Apple Is Building At Least One Huge Solar Farm to Power Its North Carolina Data Center

Apple has reportedly begun building a huge solar farm that will provide power to its data center in North Carolina. According to the report, the farm will be built on 171 acres of land, and will be situated right next door to the data center.

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The Father of the iPod Has Invented The Smartest, Coolest Thermostat You’ll Ever See

The Father of the iPod Has Invented The Smartest, Coolest Thermostat You’ll Ever See

Tony Fadell is often referred to as the ‘father of the iPod’. He’s a former Apple engineer who helped develop Apple’s first portable music player along with Jeff Robbin, and he’s just announced a new 100-person startup called Nest Labs.

Having been a former DJ and overseeing 18 iterations of the iPod and the three generations of the iPhone, we’ve been keen to find out what Fadell and his company have been working on. But it isn’t a revolutionary new music player or communication device. It’s a thermostat.

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