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Electrolux to vacuum up GE Appliances for $3.3 billion

GE continues its efforts to refocus its portfolio toward its heavy-industry businesses and away from lower-margin consumer devices.

By September 8, 2014

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GE's Immelt defends nuclear industry safety

In Japan, GE's chief meets with executives of Tepco, operator of the crippled Fukushima power plant, and professes faith in the 40-year safety record of nuclear plants.

By April 4, 2011

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GE wants to plug in the 'Industrial Internet'

The conglomerate unwraps a new suite of technologies that it says will fundamentally change the operation of businesses like airlines, railroads, hospitals, manufacturing, and energy companies.

By November 29, 2012

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Apple wants to make products in U.S., but that's not so easy

Critics want Apple to manufacture more products in the U.S. CEO Tim Cook does, too. But there's a lot in the way.

By May 30, 2012

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GE's Immelt: U.S. lagging in clean energy

Growing demand for energy products gives developing countries an advantage in burgeoning clean-energy field, while U.S. picture is a "mixed bag," says GE CEO.

By March 2, 2010

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Microsoft, GE team up in health care venture

General Electric, a giant in clinical settings, has turned out to be a key partner for Wintel's health care ambitions.

By December 8, 2011

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Bill Gates calls for massive increase in energy research

Despite the threat of cuts to current energy research programs, Gates, in an editorial, says the U.S. should increase annual R&D from $5 billion a year to $16 billion for economic, national security, and environmental reasons.

By November 21, 2011

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GE aims to build 'industrial Internet'

Company is also creating a software nerve center in San Ramon, Calif., and is hiring 400 software pros to complement 5,000 others already focused on power plants, jets, and electric-car charging stations.

By November 17, 2011

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GE's chief wishes he'd soft-pedaled green talk

Jeffrey Immelt, who heads the largest U.S. conglomerate, says his focus on the environment may have led critics to think he wanted to save the planet at the expense of GE's growth.

By May 4, 2011

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GE launches hybrid light bulbs

The bulbs, which combine halogen and compact fluorescent elements, should retail for less than $10 each. GE says they light up without delay and should last 8,000 hours.

By April 1, 2011