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The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.
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The Advanced Diagnostic Ultrasound in Microgravity (ADUM) Project is a US Government funded study investigating strategies for applying diagnostic telemedicine to space.
An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.
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Albert (November 26, 1926 – March 5, 2015) and David (January 10, 1931 – January 3, 1987) Maysles (rhymes with "hazels") were an American documentary filmmaking team whose works include Salesman (1968), Gimme Shelter (1970) and Grey Gardens (1976).
Alexander Rae "Alec" Baldwin III (born April 3, 1958) is an American actor, producer, and comedian.
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Philip Alexander "Alex" Gibney (born October 23, 1953) is an American documentary film director and producer.
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The Allison Engine Company was an American aircraft engine manufacturer.
Alstom is a French multinational company which holds interests in the electricity generation and rail transport markets.
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Anthony Joseph Drexel (September 13, 1826 — June 30, 1893) was an American banker who played a major role in the rise of modern global finance after the Civil War.
Automation or automatic control, is the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, boilers and heat treating ovens, switching on telephone networks, steering and stabilization of ships, aircraft and other applications with minimal or reduced human intervention.
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The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles.
Bank BPH (Bank Przemysłowo-Handlowy) is a Polish financial institution 89% owned by GE Money Bank (prior to 2008 the largest shareholder was UniCredit), employing about 10,000 people.
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The Bank of Montreal (Banque de Montréal), (commonly BMO in either official language), or BMO Financial Group, is one of the Big Five banks in Canada.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office.
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Batch processing is the execution of a series of programs ("jobs") on a computer without manual intervention.
BBDO is a worldwide advertising agency network, with its headquarters in New York City.
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Bell Laboratories (also known as Bell Labs and formerly known as AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bell Telephone Laboratories) is a research and scientific development company that belongs to Alcatel-Lucent.
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Bertelsmann SE & Co.
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A boycott is an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for social or political reasons.
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Bridgeport is the most populous city in the state of Connecticut.
The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.
Business process outsourcing (BPO) is a subset of outsourcing that involves the contracting of the operations and responsibilities of a specific business process to a third-party service provider.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
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Canadian General Electric (CGE, also known as GE Canada) was a Canadian manufacturer of various electrical products.
Capital One Financial Corporation is an American bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings products.
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A carport is a covered structure used to offer limited protection to vehicles, primarily cars, from the elements.
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Cat's Cradle is the fourth novel by American writer Kurt Vonnegut, first published in 1963.
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Charles Albert Coffin (31 December 1844 - 14 July 1926) was the cofounder and first President of General Electric corporation.
Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation.
Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City.
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Clarke Energy is a privately owned multinational company specialising in the sale, engineering, installation and maintenance of power plants that use gas engines.
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Clean technology includes recycling, renewable energy (wind power, solar power, biomass, hydropower, biofuels, etc.), information technology, green transportation, electric motors, green chemistry, lighting, Greywater, and many other appliances that are now more energy efficient.
The Clearwater Festival (officially The Great Hudson River Revival) is a music and environmental summer festival and America’s oldest and largest annual festival of its kind.
The Clio Awards is an annual award program that recognizes innovation and creative excellence in advertising, design and communication, as judged by an international panel of advertising professionals.
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Comcast Corporation, formerly registered as Comcast Holdings,Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
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A conglomerate is a combination of two or more corporations engaged in entirely different businesses that fall under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Content marketing is any marketing that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing content in order to acquire and retain customers.
Control Data Corporation (CDC) was a supercomputer firm.
A corporate action is an event initiated by a public company that affects the securities (equity or debt) issued by the company.
A corporate spin-off, also known as a spin-out or a starburst, refers to a type of corporate action where a company "splits off" sections as a separate business.
A crore (abbreviated cr) is a unit in the Indian numbering system equal to ten million (10,000,000; in scientific notation: 107).
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The DATANET-30 was a computer manufactured by General Electric designed to be used as a front-end processor for data communications.
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Deadline.com, part of Jay Penske's PMC, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke.
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Deer in the Works is a short story by Kurt Vonnegut.
In finance and economics, divestment or divestiture is the reduction of some kind of asset for financial, ethical, or political objectives or sale of an existing business by a firm.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also called the Industrial Average, the Dow Jones, the Dow Jones Industrial, the Dow 30, or simply the Dow, is a stock market index, and one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow.
Dresser Industries was a multinational corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas, United States, which provided a wide range of technology, products, and services used for developing energy and natural resources.
In computing, a dynamic linker is the part of an operating system that loads and links the shared libraries needed by an executable when it is executed (at "run time"), by copying the content of libraries from persistent storage to RAM, and filling jump tables and relocating pointers.
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A dynamo is an electrical generator that produces direct current with the use of a commutator.
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East Cleveland is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and is the first suburb of Cleveland.
East Newark is a borough in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.
The Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) is one of General Electric's six corporate entry level programs.
The Edison Machine Works was a manufacturing company set up to produce dynamos, large electric motors, and other components of the electrical illumination system being built by Thomas A. Edison in New York City.
Edwin J. Houston (1847–1914) was an American businessman, professor, consulting electrical engineer, inventor and author.
The Electric Bond and Share Company was originally a holding company that sold securities of electric utilities.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
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An electric power distribution system is the final stage in the delivery of electric power; it carries electricity from the transmission system to individual consumers.
AB Electrolux (commonly known as Electrolux) is a multinational appliance manufacturer, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 – March 13, 1937) was an English engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.
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Engineering is the application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, research, and improve, structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, and processes.
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The Enron scandal, revealed in October 2001, eventually led to the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation, an American energy company based in Houston, Texas, and the de facto dissolution of Arthur Andersen, which was one of the five largest audit and accountancy partnerships in the world.
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Enron Wind Systems, part of the Enron group, were manufacturers of wind turbines.
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Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson (January 25, 1878 – May 14, 1975) was a Swedish-American electrical engineer, who was a pioneer in radio and television development.
Executive compensation or executive pay is composed of the financial compensation and other non-financial awards received by an executive from their firm for their service to the organization.
Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Fast Company is a full-color business magazine that releases 10 issues per year and focuses on technology, business, and design.
The government of the United States of America is the federal government of the republic of fifty states that constitute the United States, as well as one capital district, and several other territories.
Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government-sponsored enterprises.
The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine.
Fortune is an American business magazine, published globally by Time Inc. and founded by Henry Luce in 1929.
The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 large U.S. corporations as ranked by their gross revenue, after adjustments made by Fortune to exclude the impact of excise taxes companies incur.
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Francisco Partners is an American private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses.
Frank Julian Sprague (July 25, 1857 in Milford, Connecticut – October 25, 1934) was an American naval officer and inventor who contributed to the development of the electric motor, electric railways, and electric elevators.
Frederic Michael Scherer (born 1932 in Ottawa, Illinois) is an American economist and expert on industrial organization.
Fuel gas is any one of a number of fuels that under ordinary conditions are gaseous.
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The is a disabled BWR nuclear power plant located on a site in the towns of Ōkuma and Futaba in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city located in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Gary Hustwit is an independent filmmaker and photographer based in New York and London.
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A gas engine is an internal combustion engine which runs on a gas fuel, such as coal gas, producer gas, biogas, landfill gas or natural gas.
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GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.
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GE Aviation Systems (formerly Smiths Aerospace).
GE Capital is the financial services unit of the American conglomerate General Electric.
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GE Appliances & Lighting, (formally known as GE Consumer and Industrial), is an American "white goods" manufacturer, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
GE Energy was a division of General Electric and was headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
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GE Global Research is the research and development division of General Electric.
GE Healthcare is a subsidiary of General Electric (GE), headquartered in Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.
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GE Home & Business Solutions was a division of General Electric from 2007 to 2014.
GE Power & Water manufactures Jenbacher gas engines and cogeneration modules in the Austrian town of Jenbach in the Tyrol.
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GE Lighting is a division of General Electric headquartered in Nela Park, East Cleveland, Ohio, United States, employing 17,000 people and tracing its origins to Thomas Edison's work on lighting.
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GE Technology Infrastructure is a business group of General Electric composed of three GE companies: GE Aviation, GE Healthcare, and GE Transportation.
GE Transportation, formerly known as GE Rail, is a division of General Electric.
GE Wind Energy is a branch of GE Energy, a subsidiary of General Electric.
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The GE-200 series was a family of small mainframe computers of the 1960s, built by General Electric.
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The GE-400 series were Time-sharing Information Systems computers by General Electric introduced in 1964 and shipped until 1968.
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The GE-600 series was a family of 36-bit mainframe computers originating in the 1960s, built by General Electric (GE).
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General Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS) is a family of operating systems oriented toward mainframe computers.
General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York.
The General Electric Company or GEC was a major British-based industrial conglomerate, involved in consumer and defence electronics, communications and engineering.
The General Electric Realty Plot, often referred to locally as the GE Realty Plot or just The Plot, is a residential neighborhood in Schenectady, New York, United States.
General Electric has a long history, involving numerous mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
General Elektriks is the musical project of French-native keyboard player, composer, singer and producer Hervé Salters.
GEnie (General Electric Network for Information Exchange) was an online service created by a General Electric business, GEIS (now GXS), that ran from 1985 through the end of 1999.
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Genpact Limited is a multinational business process outsourcing and information technology services company, domiciled in Bermuda with executive headquarters in New York.
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Genworth Financial is a Fortune 500 insurance company.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.
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GXS (OpenText GXS) is a subsidiary of OpenText Corporation headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States.
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Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Hierarchical File System (HFS) is a proprietary file system developed by Apple Inc. for use in computer systems running Mac OS.
Home appliances are electrical/mechanical machines which accomplish some household functions, such as cooking or cleaning.
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Honeywell International, Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
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The Housatonic River is a river, approximately long, U.S. Geological Survey.
The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. is an organization based in Beacon, New York that seeks to protect the Hudson River and surrounding wetlands and waterways through advocacy and public education.
International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.
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IEEE Spectrum is a magazine edited by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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Ilium is a fictitious town in eastern New York state, used as a setting for many of Kurt Vonnegut's novels.
Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of stock in a company usually are sold to institutional investors that in turn, sell to the general public, on a securities exchange, for the first time.
Interbrand, a division of Omnicom, is a brand consultancy, specializing in areas such as brand strategy, brand analytics, brand valuation, corporate design, digital brand management, packaging design and naming.
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The International Business Times is an online news publication, comprising seven national editions and four languages.
In the context of the history of the twentieth century, the interwar period or interbellum (Latin: inter-, "between" + bellum, "war") was the period between the end of World War I and the beginning of World War II—the period beginning with the Armistice with Germany that concluded World War I in 1918 and the following Paris Peace Conference in 1919, and ending in 1939 with the invasion of Poland and the start of World War II.
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Irving Langmuir (31 January 1881 – 16 August 1957) was an American chemist and physicist.
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Israel, officially the State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל; دولة إِسْرَائِيل), is a country in West Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea.
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ITT Corporation (ITT) is a global manufacturing company based in the United States, producing specialty components for the aerospace, transportation, energy and industrial markets.
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Ivar Giaever (Giæver,; born April 5, 1929) is a physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Leo Esaki and Brian Josephson "for their discoveries regarding tunnelling phenomena in solids".
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John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker, and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time.
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J.P. Morgan & Co. is a commercial and investment banking institution based in the United States founded by J. Pierpont Morgan and commonly known as the House of Morgan or simply Morgan.
John Francis "Jack" Donaghy (although pronounced in different fashions by his brother and father) is a fictional character on the NBC sitcom 30 Rock.
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John Francis "Jack" Welch, Jr. (born November 19, 1935) is a retired American business executive, author and chemical engineer.
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The Jefferson Awards Foundation was created in 1972 by the American Institute for Public Service.
Jeffrey Robert "Jeff" Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive.
Jessica Lingmin Yu (born 1966 in New York City) is an American film director, writer, producer, and editor.
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A jet engine is a reaction engine discharging a fast moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion in accordance with Newton's laws of motion.
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Karnataka is a state in south western region of India.
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Kidder, Peabody & Co. was a U.S.-based securities firm, established in Massachusetts in 1865.
Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) is an American research and development facility based in Niskayuna, New York and dedicated to the support of the US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (November 11, 1922April 11, 2007) was an American writer and humorist.
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Leslie Iwerks (born 1970) is an American director, producer, and writer.
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Life insurance (or commonly final expense insurance or life assurance, especially in the Commonwealth) is a contract between an insured (insurance policy holder) and an insurer or assurer, where the insurer promises to pay a designated beneficiary a sum of money (the "benefits") in exchange for a premium, upon the death of the insured person.
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A light fixture (US English), light fitting (UK English), or luminaire is an electrical device used to create artificial light by use of an electric lamp.
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Lamps are usually inserted in lampholder sockets which provide electrical connections to the lamp and support it in the lighting fixture.
Lighting or illumination is the deliberate use of light to achieve a practical or aesthetic effect.
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Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) was a large U.S. conglomerate which existed from 1961 to 2000.
List of assets owned by General Electric.
The life sciences comprise the fields of science that involve the scientific study of living organisms – such as microorganisms, plants, animals, and human beings – as well as related considerations like bioethics.
Several renewable energy companies became listed on stock exchanges in the period after 2000.
Lixin Fan (範立欣, Fàn Lìxīn), born in China, is a Montreal, Canada-based documentary film director with the Canadian production company EyeSteelFilm and previously a producer/journalist at China’s state broadcaster CCTV.
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Lobbying (also lobby) is the act of attempting to influence decisions made by officials in a government, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.
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A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
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Lufkin Industries is a manufacturing company based in Lufkin, Texas and one of the largest employers in the city.
Lynn is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A medical device is an instrument, apparatus, implant, in vitro reagent, or similar or related article that is used to diagnose, prevent, or treat disease or other conditions, and does not achieve its purposes through chemical action within or on the body (which would make it a drug).
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Medical imaging is the technique and process of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention.
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The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opened in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824 as a small private college for the training of physicians.
Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.
MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, or MetLife for short, and its affiliates.
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A microwave oven, commonly referred to as a microwave, is a kitchen appliance that heats and cooks food by exposing it to electromagnetic radiation in the microwave spectrum.
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is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment, and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super Size Me, Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden, POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope and One Direction: This Is Us.
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A mortgage loan, also referred to as a mortgage, is used by purchasers of real property to raise capital to buy real estate; or by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose while putting a lien on the property being mortgaged.
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MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.
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Multics ("Multiplexed Information and Computing Service") was an influential early time-sharing operating system.
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A multinational corporation (MNC) or multinational enterprise is an organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in one or more countries other than their home country.
The Multinational Monitor is a bimonthly magazine founded by Ralph Nader in 1980.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
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NBC News is a division of the American broadcast network NBC.
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NBCUniversal, Inc. (colloquially referred to as NBCU or NBCUni) is an American media and entertainment company engaged in the production and marketing of entertainment, news, and information products and services to a global customer base.
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The NCR Corporation (formerly National Cash Register) is a US-based computer hardware, software and electronics company that provides products and services that enable businesses to connect, interact and transact with their customers.
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Nela Park is the headquarters of GE Lighting, and is located in East Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
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New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
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The New York State Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of New York and head of the Department of Law.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
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Newsweek is an American weekly news magazine founded in 1933.
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The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.
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In political science, nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with a political party.
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Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) is a global venture and growth equity investment firm.
A nuclear reactor, formerly known as atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a sustained nuclear chain reaction.
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A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or a combination of fission and fusion (thermonuclear weapon).
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An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
Paine Webber and Company was an American stock brokerage and asset management firm that was acquired by the Swiss bank UBS AG in 2000.
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A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
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Peter "Pete" Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and activist.
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A pharmaceutical drug (also referred to as a medicinal product, medicine, medication, or medicament) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.
Philip Bernard Dusenberry (April 28, 1936 – December 29, 2007) was an American advertising executive for the BBDO advertising agency.
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Philanthropy (from Greek φιλανθρωπία) etymologically means "love of humanity" in the sense of caring, nourishing, developing and enhancing "what it is to be human" on both the benefactors' (by identifying and exercising their values in giving and volunteering) and beneficiaries' (by benefiting) parts.
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The Phoebus cartel was a cartel of, among others, Osram, Philips, and General Electric from December 23, 1924 until 1939 that existed to control the manufacture and sale of light bulbs.
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Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS) is the only nuclear power plant operating in the United States Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
Plymouth /ˈplɪməθ/ (historically known as Plimouth and Plimoth) is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.
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A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB; CAS number) is a synthetic organic chemical compound of chlorine attached to biphenyl, which is a molecule composed of two benzene rings.
The Power Jets W.1 (sometimes called the Whittle W.1) was a British turbojet engine designed by Frank Whittle and Power Jets.
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Profit is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business).
In computer science, hierarchical protection domains, often called protection rings, are mechanisms to protect data and functionality from faults (by improving fault tolerance) and malicious behaviour (by providing computer security).
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A public, publicly traded, publicly held company or public corporation is a corporation whose ownership is dispersed among the general public in many shares of stock which are freely traded on a stock exchange or in over the counter markets.
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Quirky was an invention platform that connects inventors with companies that specialized in a specific product category.
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RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an American electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986.
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RCA Records is an American flagship recording label (alongside Columbia Records and Epic Records) of Sony Music Entertainment (SME).
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Reginald H. Jones (11 July 1917 -) was the chairman and CEO of General Electric from 1972 to 1981.
Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.
Renewable energy commercialization involves the deployment of three generations of renewable energy technologies dating back more than 100 years.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters.
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In business, revenue (net sales) is the income that a company receives from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.
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Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States.
Robert Abrams (born July 4, 1938 in The Bronx, New York City) is an American lawyer and politician.
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Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering between 48th and 51st streets in New York City, United States.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public holding company that, through its various subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, on the western border of the state.
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Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician, commentator, and actor, who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
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The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
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SABIC (Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation) (الشركة السعودية للصناعات الأساسية ، سابك) is a diversified manufacturing company, active in chemicals and intermediates, industrial polymers, fertilizers, and metals.
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Sanford Alexander Moss (August 23, 1872 – November 10, 1946) was an American aviation engineer, who was the first to use a turbocharger on an aircraft engine.
The Santander Group is a Spanish banking group centered on Banco Santander, S.A. and is the largest bank in the Eurozone by market value.
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ScanWind was a Norwegian manufacturing company that produces wind turbines.
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Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.
Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich.
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Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum, is a compound of silicon and carbon with chemical formula SiC.
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Single-level storage (SLS) is a computer storage term which has had two meanings.
A smart grid is a system which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficiency resources.
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Software development is the computer programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks involved in a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product.
Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly using concentrated solar power (CSP).
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Steve James (born March 8, 1955) is an American film producer and director of several documentaries, including the award-winning Hoop Dreams and Stevie.
The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, is an American film festival that takes place annually in Utah.
The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, commonly referred to as SUNY Polytechnic Institute or SUNY Poly, is a public research university with campuses in the town of Marcy in the Utica-Rome metropolitan area and Albany, New York.
Superfund or Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) is a United States federal law designed to clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances as well as broadly defined "pollutants or contaminants".
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Sustainable energy is the form of energy obtained from non-exhaustible resources, such that the provision of this form of energy serves the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
A tax refund or tax rebate is a refund on taxes when the tax liability is less than the taxes paid.
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Technicolor SA, formerly Thomson Inc and Thomson Multimedia, is a French multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries.
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Telemundo is an American Spanish language broadcast television network that is owned by the NBCUniversal Television Group division of NBCUniversal.
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Tenneco (formerly Tenneco Automotive and originally Tennessee Gas Transmission Company) is an American Fortune 500 company that has been publicly traded on the NYSE since November 5, 1999 under the symbol TEN.
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The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American multinational private equity, investment banking, alternative asset management and financial services corporation based in New York City.
The Washington Examiner is a political journalism publication based in Washington, D.C., that distributes its content via daily online reports and a weekly magazine.
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman.
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The Thomson-Houston Electric Company was a manufacturing company which was one of the precursors of the General Electric Company.
In computing, time-sharing is the sharing of a computing resource among many users by means of multiprogramming and multi-tasking.
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The Top 100 Contractors Report is a list developed annually by the U.S. General Services Administration as part of its tracking of U.S. federal government procurement.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, stylized as tiff.) is a publicly attended film festival held each September in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Toxic waste is waste material that can cause death, injury or birth defects to living creatures.
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In computer science, transaction processing is information processing that is divided into individual, indivisible operations called transactions.
Transparency International (TI) is a non-governmental organization that monitors and publicizes corporate and political corruption in international development.
The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff, reportedly in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the consequent loss of vitality in the Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, although there are reports that its founding was underway prior to the events of 9/11.
A tsunami (plural: tsunamis or tsunami; from 津波, lit. "harbor wave"; English pronunciation), also known as a seismic sea wave, is a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
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A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence"), is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.
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A turbocharger, or turbo (colloquialism), from Greek "τύρβη" ("wake"), (also from Latin "turbo" ("spinning top")) is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
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Tyco International Ltd. is a security systems company incorporated in Ireland, with United States operational headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey (Tyco International (US) Inc.). Tyco International is composed of two major business segments: Security Solutions and Fire Protection.
United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency, whose newswires, photo, news film and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (in case citations, N.D.N.Y.) serves one of the 94 judicial districts in the United States and one of four in the state of New York.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
UNIVAC is the name of a line of electronic digital stored-program computers starting with the products of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation.
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Universal Studios Inc. (also known as Universal Pictures), is an American film studio, owned by Comcast through its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal,Lieberman, David.
Utica (pronounced) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.
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The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin that was prominent during the Gilded Age.
Vivendi SA (formerly known as Vivendi Universal) is a French multinational mass media company headquartered in Paris, France.
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Water treatment is, collectively, the industrial-scale processes that makes water more acceptable for an end-use, which may be drinking, industry, or medicine.
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Waterford is a town in Saratoga County, New York, US.
The Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) is the largest single-campus medical school in the United States.
"We Bring Good Things to Life" was an advertising slogan used by General Electric between 1979 and 2003.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company which is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with "hubquarters" throughout the country.
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The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.
WGY (AM 810 103.1 FM NewsRadio WGY) is a radio station licensed to Schenectady, New York and owned by iHeartMedia, Inc., broadcasting a news and conservative talk radio format.
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Whiz Kids was a name given to a group of experts from RAND Corporation with which Robert McNamara surrounded himself in order to turn around the management of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) in the 1960s.
Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines or sails to produce mechanical or electrical power.
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A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power.
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Wink is a smart home platform made by a partnership between Quirky and GE.
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Wolff Olins is a brand consultancy, based in London, New York City and Dubai and San Francisco.
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WRGB, channel 6, is a television station licensed to Schenectady, New York, USA.
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WRVE (99.5 The River) is a hot adult contemporary radio station licensed to Schenectady, New York and serving the Capital District and Upper Hudson Valley of New York.
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The year 1928 in television involved some significant events.
30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom created by Tina Fey that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013.
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30 Rockefeller Center or the Comcast Building is an American Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, New York City, NY.
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