Top 30 green, Cook in China, on Jobs, password manager, school gadgets, Dragon Dictate, Ultra-D TV


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Apple is among the Top 30 Tech and Telecom list of green power companies — Apple is among the Top 30 Tech & Telecom list as compiled by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The list represents the largest green power users among technology and telecommunications partners within the Green Power Partnership. The combined green power use of these organizations amounts to nearly 10.6 billion kilowatt-hours annually, which is equivalent to the electricity use of nearly 968,000 average American homes annually.

Apple CEO Tim Cook touring China, pledges Asia-Pacific R&D centre, and talks Jobs — In the midst of a visit to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised to open up an Asia-Pacific research and development center in the country by the end of 2016. Cook made the comment confirming the research center in a meeting with Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli.
Apple CEO Tim Cook had to step into some enormous shoes taking over from Steve Jobs. Much has been written and said on the topic, but Tim Cook hasn’t often spoken publicly about it himself. But in his new interview with The Washington Post, Cook did talk about Steve Jobs, and the newspaper posted a video snippet on the topic.

KeyShade is a new password manager for Mac OS X and iOS — Rayner Software has introduced KeyShade 1.0, a new password and information manager for Mac OS X (10.8 or higher) and iOS (8.3 or later). KeyShade is a free app, with optional KeyShade Sync service for US$19 (about NZ$26) per year.

US back to school gadgets for students — A Macworld slideshow.

A new Dragon Dictate — Nuance Communications has announced its new suite of Dragon professional productivity solutions for Mac OS X and Windows that leverage Nuance Deep Learning technology to deliver upwards of 24% greater accuracy.

Possibility of Ultra-D on iMac and Thunderbolt Display replacement — Dennis Sellers writes ‘Now here’s a technology that sounds like a fun addition to an iMac and a replacement for the Thunderbolt Display (and on an Apple-branded HDTV, should the company reconsider plans for such a device): Ultra-D. It’s 3D without the glasses.’

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