GE Spotlights New Smart Street Lamps

GE has a new smart street light in early production, and it hopes that over time, cities and third-party developers will begin to take advantage of the platform to build smart city apps. The light it

Airware’s Drone Operating System Gets Strategic Investment, Tech, Clients From GE Ventures

Dull, dirty, and dangerous. Those are the tasks robots are best for, but it also describes jobs with General Electric’s Field Services division, inspecting wind turbines and oil pipelines. So to

Quirky, GE Unveil Their Vision For The Connected Home

At their headquarters in Chelsea, crowdsourced invention engine Quirky and its manufacturing juggernaut of a partner General Electric threw back the curtains on their play for the connected home. T

The Path To Successful Digital Transformation Starts With Pockets Of Innovation

I’ve been hearing about “Digital Transformation” for a couple of years now, and as I’ve wandered the halls of Web Summit this week in Dublin, I’ve heard lots of talk abou

Watch Jeff Goldblum’s GE Link Spot, The Smartest Smart Home Ad Ever

Hey, who here gets excited about smart lightbulbs? Probably four of you raised your hands, and two of them were me. GE has taken a different approach to selling its new Link connected bulbs, eschewing

Box Scores Huge Win With GE

Box announced a huge customer score this morning with General Electric agreeing to use Box across the entire organization. According to Box, this will involve rolling out the service to 300,000 GE em

Quirky And GE Show Pity On Those Nest Left Out With A Smart Window AC Unit

Though Nest has made a dent in home automation with its smart thermostat, the company hasn't really addressed those of us who live in old apartment buildings with window AC units as our only summer sa

Siemens Launches $100M Fund To Back Startups Aiming To Disrupt Manufacturing

Siemens Venture Capital, the corporate financing arm of Europe’s biggest engineering company, is launching a new, $100 million fund to back early-stage startups working in the areas of industria

Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things

Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company's ambitions in the "Internet of Things" space looked as detailed as a freshly started jigsaw puzzle.

GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing

GE is taking a 10 percent stake and investing $105 million in Pivotal, the spin-out from EMC and VMware. GE will work with Pivotal on research and development with the aim of helping customers develo

GE and StartUp Health Select 13 Companies For Its Three Year Health Entrepreneurship Program

Back in January, <a href="">we reported</a> that <a target="_blank"

Can Brands Tell A Story In Six Seconds Or Fewer? Ritz, Dove And Trident Think So

Whenever a new platform launches these days, brands are instantly checking them out to see how they can “become a part of the conversation.” What that really means is how they can use a si

GE Hires Kleiner Partner, Teams Up With Startup Health To Help Fuel Digital Health Innovation

<a target="_blank" href="">General Electric</a> built what is today a $219 billion multinational industrial behemoth by continuously investing in innovation, technology and computing

Quirky Unveils The App-Enabled Milk Jug Of The Future: The Milkmaid

Back in early May, <a href="">Quirky and GE</a> announced a contest that had users pitching ideas for

GE And Quirky Team Up To Develop The Milk Jug Of The Future

For just about a week now, GE and product development network Quirky have been running an interesting contest -- they've challenged people to come up with ways to improve everyday objects by making th

Coda Automotive Taps GE To Sell Chargers Alongside The Coda Sedan

Well, it looks like <a href="">Coda Automotive</a> — makers of the zero emissions all-electric Coda Sedan — and General E

GE Opens New Software Center In The Bay Area

GE is announcing the establishment of a new Global Software Center to be headquartered San Francisco. The new center will employ approximately 400 software developers. The company's current softwar

GE To Build Largest U.S. Solar Factory In Colorado

GE has announced plans to spend $600 million on a new solar factory located in the Denver suburb of Aurora, Colorado. The factory, which begins operations in 2012, will be capable of producing enough

GE Invests Up to $40 Million in eSolar

General Electric Co. (GE) bought a minority stake in the California-based solar company eSolar this week. As a result of the deal, Paul Browning, President and CEO of Thermal Products for GE Energy, w

A Wind Farm In Oregon Draws $100 Million Investment From Google's Treasury

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> Google Inc.'s putting another $100 million into large-scale, renewable energy project
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