eWeek Newsbreak, Jan. 12, 2009

Harvard University physicist Alex Wissner-Gross says Google uses a lot of energy. Specifically, two Google searches on a computer can generate almost the same amount of carbon dioxide as boiling a kettle for a cup of tea. When you consider the millions of Google searches users do daily, that's a lot of boiled water. But Google is throwing cold water on the metrics. If you or your company is already on Facebook, chances are your account is already cluttered with -