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Google announces first list of utility partners for PowerMeter gadget

Google announces first list of utility partners for PowerMeter gadget

Saying that it was "energized" by its first round of utility partners announced Tuesday, for the PowerMeter gadget, Google has expressed its gratification at the successful initiation of its plans pertaining to the roll-out of home energy monitoring systems.

Daimler acquires 10% stake in Tesla to further electric-car plans

Daimler acquires 10% stake in Tesla to further electric-car plans

With a view to further its electric car production plans, German automaker Daimler AG Tuesday announced its acquisition of a nearly 10 percent stake in California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. As an inclusive part of the stake deal, Herbert Kohler - Daimler's VP - will take a seat on Tesla's board of directors.

EPA introduces Energy Star certification for energy-efficient servers

EPA introduces Energy Star certification for energy-efficient servers

With the aim to facilitate buyers’ identification of energy-efficient systems, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced its Energy Star for Enterprise Servers certification on Friday.

“Hybrid war” between Toyota and Honda full on!

Toyota

The dire straits of the auto industry notwithstanding, the "hybrid war" between rivals Toyota and Honda appears to be full on! Both the automakers are going all out to promote their hybrid cars, as they launch in quick succession.

Twilio closes institutional investment round; announces early customers for its Telephony AP

The first institutional investment round for Twilio - a dominant telephony API - has been closed. The company has refrained from disclosing the amount that it raised in the round, which was led by Founders Fund and Mitchell Kapor.

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