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GE wants to put a screen in your kitchen, so family and friends can gather ’round the oven

Where do your family and friends gather at the end of a long day? If you said “the oven, obvs,” then great news, GE’s got the device for you. The Kitchen Hub is basically a 27-inch screen design

Apple and GE announce deep partnership

While Apple has had its share of enterprise partners in recent years including IBM, Cisco and SAP, today’s announcement that it will be working directly with GE feels a bit different with the tw

Microsoft just purchased all of GE’s newest Irish wind farm capacity for the next 15 years

Microsoft signed an agreement with GE today to purchase every last bit of the wind energy from GE’s brand-new 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm located in County Kerry, Ireland for the next 15 y

Three-year old startup Vera scores huge deal to protect all of GE’s IP

When Box landed GE as a customer in 2014, it marked a turning point for the cloud content management company, giving them momentum ahead of their IPO. Three years later, Vera, a data rights manageme

Tesla and GE are installing solar rooftop systems on 50 Home Depots

Tesla’s energy unit is working with GE’s Current to install solar systems on 50 Home Depot locations in the U.S. The installation is part of a plan on Home Depot’s part to move more

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine has an interesting working theory. He believes cloud computing is going to take a back seat to edge computing -- and we will soon see the majority of processing taking place at the device

How augmented reality could save tech from itself

Indeed, as technology marches relentlessly forward, it feels like many of today’s positions could soon be displaced. But just as with past technological inflection points — whether the ste

GE’s small robots could solve big problems inspecting gas turbines

Imagine the difficulty of trying to inspect a working gas turbine. There is not only intense heat, blades are constantly spinning, making getting a camera inside to examine the operating turbine a

How GE avoided Kodak’s fate

George Eastman founded Kodak in 1888 in Rochester, New York. Four years later and 200 miles down the road, Thomas Edison and some pals founded General Electric. The two industrial giants chugged along

Technology is killing jobs, and only technology can save them

Are we living in historically unprecedented times for job loss? Or is this part of a cycle that predates even the Industrial Revolution? Is it possible to retrain our workforce for these changes? Or w

GE puts Amazon Alexa inside a funky table lamp

Seems Alexa’s made her way into everything these days. Between Amazon’s own Echo offerings and an ever-growing array of third-party participation, the steady home automation takeover of the compan

GE Digital snags ServiceMax for $915 million

GE Digital announced today it was buying ServiceMax, a cloud-based field service management company, for $915 million. GE Ventures had been an investor in the company as part of the $82 million Serie

GE’s WiFi dishwasher orders detergent through Amazon Dash

The press release for GE’s newest washing machine opens with the words, “Life is complicated enough.” I mean, fair enough. Thus far the week has been marked by one of the most bizarre presidenti

Carbon raises $81 million for international expansion of its rapid 3D-printing tech

Large manufacturers of high-tech products, from luxury vehicles to elastomers and resins, have lined up to invest in and partner with Carbon (formerly known as Carbon 3D) the Redwood City, Calif. com

Pivotal scores $253 million Series C led by Ford on hefty $2.8 billion valuation

Pivotal has a couple of new friends with big wallets. Today it announced that Ford and Microsoft were joining EMC, VMware and GE as investment partners on a massive $253 million Series C investment wi

FirstBuild launches Pique, a faster cold-brew coffee maker for the home

GE’s gadget-invention partner FirstBuild is launching Pique, a cold-brew coffee maker for the home. Coffee has turned from a daily routine into somewhat of an art form in the last few years,

Poncho Launches An Alarm App So You Can Wake Up To Weather Forecasts

Poncho, the text/email-based weather service with personality, has today launched an iOS app that acts as an alarm clock to wake you up. Poncho launched out of betaworks in 2013 with a very simple pre

Suddenly Every Company Is Becoming A Venture Capitalist

It has often been said that every company is a software company or even a big data company, but as I attended the Intel Capital Global Summit last week, another thought occurred to me: every company

GE Predicts Predix Platform Will Generate $6B In Revenue This Year

Like many big companies, GE has been in the process of trying to reinvent itself, and Predix, its Industrial Internet of Things platform has been a big part of that. Today, at its annual Minds + Ma

GE Adds Infrastructure Services To Internet Of Things Platform

GE announced today that it was expanding its Predix Internet of Things platform to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The IaaS market is dominated by Amazon Web Services with many others, in
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