“Standby” guzzles billions of pounds in energy

Growing stockpiles of gadgets which “talk” to each other are via networks are wasting $80 billion (£47bn) a year guzzling ever more energy, a report has warned. The world’s 14 billion online electronic devices including phones, printers and game consoles are so wasteful because of inefficient technology. In its ‘More Data, Less Energy’ report, the International […]