$1.5 Billion Iowa Project is Still Alive. Is it Apple?

The mysterious $1.5 billion project known as Project Catapult is apparently back in play in Iowa. Local officials aren’t identifying the mystery company, but an intriguing clue has emerged from documents suggesting the project will use solar power and fuel cells.
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Nevada Touts Data Centers as Key to Revival

Nevada officials want your data to stay in Vegas. Or perhaps Reno, or other areas of the state, which is touting data centers as a growth sector as it seeks to diversify its economy. That effort, built atop the success of the SuperNAP in Las Vegas, has gained momentum from Apple’s decision to build a huge server farm near Reno. Read More

Is Apple Going Modular at its North Carolina iDataCenter?

It looks like the next phase of Apple’s North Carolina data center will feature small modular data centers that can deploy compute capacity in small increments. The new design represents a major change from the first phase of Apple’s iDataCenter campus, a 500,000 square foot building that is one of the largest structures in the data center industry. Read More

Video: Apple Preps Solar Power Site for iDataCenter

It takes a lot of land to build a 20 megawatt array of solar panels. Apple has been busy clearing land in Maiden, North Carolina, where the company has announced plans for a huge field of photovoltaic solar panels to support its data center facility. A new aerial video shot… Read More

Apple Planning Solar Array Near iDataCenter

Apple is in the early stages of installing an array of solar panels on a large parcel of land it is clearing for its new data center in Maiden, North Carolina, according to documents filed with officials in Catawba County. Read More

Scott Noteboom Moves from Yahoo to Apple

Scott Noteboom, who in recent years has led the data center team at Yahoo, has taken a position at Apple. Noteboom now lists Apple as his employer on his LinkedIn profile, but it’s not entirely clear what his exact role will be. Read More

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