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Apple Once Again Announces Green Energy Plans
2012-05-18 11:42:55

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Fret not, for your cloud may soon be green. Apple has been targeted by Greenpeace over its energy consumption in its Maiden, North Carolina data center. Now, Apple is saying their 500,000 square foot center will be completely green by the end of the year, using only renewable energy sources to power it. Apple made the announcement today after Greenpeace protested, campaigned and even had activists dress up as giant iPhones, according to TGDaily....

2009-07-06 12:58:55

Speculation that Apple Corp. will build a $1 billion data center in Maiden, N.C., is building momentum, The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Monday. Apple said this spring it was focusing on North Carolina as the site of a new data center. While speculation has centered on an 183-acre parcel in Maiden recently, Catawba County officials said they would make a major announcement Monday afternoon, the Observer reported. Officials have been hush-hush on the nature of the announcement. Last...

2009-01-05 12:54:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the recent and continuing worldwide economic crisis, GETRAG Corporation will be permanently laying off approximately 141 employees at its facility in Maiden, North Carolina on January 5, 2009. The company regrets having to take this action and will offer assistance to employees to help ease the transition. Friedemann Strasser, CEO of GETRAG Corporation, explained: "The current economic situation and the crisis in the American automotive market...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'