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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Some 20 Chinese hydro equipment makers now sell turbines abroad and market leaders Harbin Electrical Machinery Co and Shanghai-based Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co are being groomed ultimately as competitors for global peers like Voith Siemens, GE Hydro and Alstom.
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In Iran--"the most active state sponsor of terrorism," according to the State Department--General Electric is providing four hydroelectric generators to expand a dam on the Kurun River through a Canadian subsidiary called GE Hydro and is also supplying pipeline compressors and gas turbines for Iran's burgeoning oil sector through an Italian unit called Nuovo Pignone.
On the far side of the Tasman Sea, GE Hydro, a unit of GE Power Systems in Atlanta, has entered what it calls an "alliance relationship" with Hydro Tasmania to upgrade the utility's 300-MW Poatina hydropower station.
The other members of the consortium are Oderbrecht, Inepar-Fem, and GE hydro Inepar.
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