Currie, one of the cables, will be funded and owned in its entirety by Google. It will link the US and Chile. Another will be funded jointly with Facebook and others and link US to Europe. The third will land in Hong Kong and Guam.
Cryptocurrency mining could require up to 140 terawatt-hours in 2018, about 0.6 percent of the global total, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. That’s more than expected power demand from electric vehicles in 2025.
Amazon Web Services has made its "cloud only" flavor of Linux available to customers to use in their on-premises data centers.