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Internet service providers have asked the government to intervene over the price being set to give them access to BT’s physical infrastructure.

ISPs argue that the prices set by BT are four to five times higher than their underlying costs. BT said that its prices were reasonable and laid down the gauntlet to rivals. Green ISP agrees with BT Wholesale, they have to recoup thier investment somehow, otherwise BT,s competitors should do […]

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Quantom quantum computing device shows that, after years of development, real quantum computers may be on the horizon.

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“In the absence of trees, our communities would simply collapse,” states Andrew Dokurugu, a project officer for Tree Aid.

Speaking from the charity’s West Africa offices in Burkina Faso, he explains how trees are vital for poor rural villages to survive in the long-term.

“We are looking at ways to promote sustainable agriculture and agroforestry,”

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Computer memory heralds green PCs 1

A new form of computing memory which could lead to faster starting, user-friendly computers has been developed by US researchers. The device, developed by a team at North Carolina State University, claims to combine the advantages of two commons forms of memory used today.  (Read more …) TweetShare on Facebook

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