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Irish High Court finally approves Apple’s Athenry data centre

The Irish High Court has finally approved Apple’s Athenry data centre, after years of delays. The decision was made by Justice Paul McDermott, who ruled that Apple should be granted permission to build the data centre, despite objections from local residents. The data centre project has been plagued by delays since it was announced in… Read More

Irish government proposes fast-track scheme for data centres

The Irish government is making plans for a fast-track planning permission scheme for data centres, in order to avoid the delays faced by Apple. The California-based giant has had to navigate several roadblocks in its attempt to complete a proposed €850 million (approx. £747 million) project in the town of Athenry in County Galway, Ireland…. Read More

Flock of major names release gadgets at IFA 2017

One of Europe’s biggest tech shows is back. Mixed reality headsets, wearables in business and 3D scanning phones are just some of the gadgets on show at IFA 2017, held in Berlin. Playing host to major names such as Microsoft, Samsung, Sony and Dell, the show exhibits cutting-edge products, mostly consumer, though many of them… Read More

Western Digital acquires consumer cloud backup firm Upthere

Western Digital has acquired Upthere, a consumer cloud storage company founded in 2011. The financial terms of the sale were not disclosed, but the acquisition looks to move Western Digital, a company known for its leadership in the physical data storage market, into the cloud storage space. Upthere, which states that its mission is to… Read More

Apple confirms billion dollar data centre project in Iowa

Apple has confirmed its next data centre site will be built in Iowa, costing $1.375 billion (approx. £1.07 billion), with the company receiving $207.8 million in incentives from the state. The California-based giant will buy 2000 acres of land in Waukee, around 20 miles west of the state capital of Des Moines, to build two… Read More

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