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EARTH: Thirsty business -- How the tech industry is bracing for a water scarce future

(American Geosciences Institute) Tech giants like Facebook, Google and Microsoft have started building data centers in seemingly out-of-the-way places for good reason: because the local climates can reduce the energy and water needs for the operations. Not to be left behind, the semiconductor industry -- led by companies like Intel -- are also innovating to reduce their water usage.
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