18 Apr '12, 12am

Amazon, Apple & Twitter get poor scores in Greenpeace study on clean energy use; Facebook, Google win praise

Amazon, Apple (above) and Twitter were graded poorly on Tuesday in a Greenpeace study of technology titans' use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook, Google and Yahoo! won praise. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Amazon, Apple and Twitter were graded poorly on Tuesday in a Greenpeace study of technology titans' use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook, Google and Yahoo! won praise. The environmental charity's 'How Clean is your Cloud?' report, billed as a rallying cry instead of a critique, related to the companies' use of data centres and other energy issues. 'We are not trying to give them a hard time, we are trying to build them up to do the right thing," Greenpeace senior campaign specialist Casey Harrell told AFP. 'We love our iPhones, they make our lives better; but they shouldn't make the plane...

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