General Electric

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General Electric

(company)
(GE) A US company that manufactured computers from 1956 until 1970, when it sold its computer division to Honeywell and left the computer business. Notable GE computers were the GE-265, which supported the Dartmouth Time-sharing System (DTSS), and the GE-645 used for Multics development.

See also GCOS.

Not to be confused with the General Electric Company (GEC) in the UK (where FOLDOC's first seeds were sown).
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In addition to his efforts to obtain a transportation monopoly in the Northwest, Villard gave financial aid to Thomas Edison, founded the Edison General Electric Company (1889), and became owner and editor of the New York Evening Post (1881).