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ABB (ASEA Brown Boveri) is a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipments, and automation technology areas.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Advanced Diagnostic Ultrasound in Microgravity (ADUM) project is a U.S. government-funded study investigating strategies for applying diagnostic telemedicine to space.
Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.
An aircraft engine is the component of the propulsion system for an aircraft that generates mechanical power.
Albert (November 26, 1926 – March 5, 2015) and his brother David (January 10, 1931 – January 3, 1987) Maysles were an American documentary filmmaking team known for their work in the Direct Cinema style.
Philip Alexander "Alex" Gibney (born October 23, 1953) is an American documentary film director and producer.
The Allison Engine Company was an American aircraft engine manufacturer.
Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.
Anthony Joseph Drexel Sr. (September 13, 1826 – June 30, 1893) was an American banker who played a major role in the rise of modern global finance after the American Civil War.
The Attorney General of New York is the chief legal officer of the State of New York and head of the New York state government's Department of Law.
Automation is the technology by which a process or procedure is performed without human assistance.
Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) is an international industrial service company and one of the world's largest oil field services companies.
Banco Santander, S.A., doing business as Santander Group, is a Spanish banking group.
Bank BPH (Bank Przemysłowo-Handlowy) was a Polish universal bank.
The Bank of Montreal, operating as BMO Financial Group, is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services corporation.
In computing, batch processing refers to a computer working through a queue or batch of separate jobs (programs) without manual intervention (non-interactive).
BBDO is a worldwide advertising agency network, with its headquarters in New York City.
Nokia Bell Labs (formerly named AT&T Bell Laboratories, Bell Telephone Laboratories and Bell Labs) is an American research and scientific development company, owned by Finnish company Nokia.
Bertelsmann is a German multinational corporation based in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
A billion is a number with two distinct definitions.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The Boston Business Journal is a weekly, business-oriented newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.
A boycott is an act of voluntary and intentional abstention from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for moral, social, political, or environmental reasons.
Bridgeport is a historic seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The Burroughs Corporation was a major American manufacturer of business equipment.
Business process outsourcing (BPO) is defined as 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 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.
Canadian General Electric (CGE, also known as GE Canada) was a Canadian manufacturer of various electrical products.
Capital One Financial Corporation is a bank holding company specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking and savings products headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
A carport is a covered structure used to offer limited protection to vehicles, primarily cars, from rain and snow.
Cat's Cradle is the fourth novel by American writer Kurt Vonnegut, first published in 1963.
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 (stylized as citi) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation headquartered in New York City.
Clarke Energy is a privately owned multinational company specialising in the sale, engineering, installation and maintenance of power plants that use gas engines.
Clean technology refers to any process, product, or service that reduces negative environmental impacts through significant energy efficiency improvements, the sustainable use of resources, or environmental protection activities.
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.
Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Content marketing is a form of marketing focused on creating, publishing, and distributing content for a targeted audience online.
Control Data Corporation (CDC) was a mainframe and supercomputer firm.
A corporate action is an event initiated by a public company that will bring an actual change to the securities—equity or debt—issued by the company.
Corporate headquarters is a building or group of buildings that serve as the main base of operations and serve as the corporation's main offices for administrative and managerial staff, including strategic planners, corporate communications, accountants, lawyers, marketing staff, financial service staff, the Human Resources Department, and information technology (research) division.
A corporate spin-off, also known as a spin-out, or starburst, is a type of corporate action where a company "splits off" a section as a separate business.
Current, branded as Current, powered by GE, is a company that sells energy management systems.
The DATANET-30 was a computer manufactured by General Electric designed in 1961-1963 to be used as a communications computer.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
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.
Doughty Hanson & Co is a British private equity fund manager focused on leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions primarily of upper middle-market companies in Europe.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), or simply the Dow, is a stock market index that shows how 30 large, publicly owned companies based in the United States have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.
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.
A dynamo is an electrical generator that creates direct current using a commutator.
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.
Ebasco Services was a United States-based designer and constructor of energy infrastructure, most notably nuclear power plants.
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 (July 9, 1847 – March 1, 1914) was an American businessman, professor, consulting electrical engineer, inventor and author.
An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
Electric power distribution is the final stage in the delivery of electric power; it carries electricity from the transmission system to individual consumers.
Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 – March 13, 1937) was an English-born American engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom and France.
In physics, energy is the quantitative property that must be transferred to an object in order to perform work on, or to heat, the object.
The Enron scandal was a financial scandal that 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.
Enron Wind Systems, part of the Enron group, were manufacturers of wind turbines.
Entry Level is the entry point or level to any career.
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.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
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 an affluent town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
Fast Company is a monthly American business magazine published in print and online that focuses on technology, business, and design.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
Finance is a field that is concerned with the allocation (investment) of assets and liabilities (known as elements of the balance statement) over space and time, often under conditions of risk or uncertainty.
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, individual managers and some government-sponsored enterprises.
The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2,000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 of the largest United States corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years.
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.
The is a disabled nuclear power plant located on a site in the towns of Ōkuma and Futaba in the Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Gary Hustwit is an American independent filmmaker and photographer.
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.
The GE 645 mainframe computer was a development of the GE 635 for use in the Multics project.
GE Appliances is an appliance company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.
GE Aviation Systems (formerly Smiths Aerospace).
GE Capital, is the financial services unit of the American multinational conglomerate General Electric.
GE Digital is a subsidiary of the American multinational conglomerate corporation General Electric.
GE Global Research is the research and development division of General Electric.
GE Healthcare is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services.
GE Home & Business Solutions was a division of General Electric from 2007 to 2014.
GE Power manufactures Jenbacher gas engines and cogeneration modules in the Austrian town of Jenbach in the Tyrol.
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.
GE Oil & Gas was a subsidiary of the American multinational conglomerate corporation General Electric that is now part of Baker Hughes, a GE company.
GE Power (formerly known as GE Energy) is an American energy techniques company, owned by General Electric.
GE Renewable Energy is a division of General Electric headquartered in Paris, France focusing on onshore and offshore wind, solar, and hydroelectric power generation.
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 Renewable Energy a subsidiary of General Electric.
GE 210 advertisement from 1960 The GE-200 series was a family of small mainframe computers of the 1960s, built by General Electric (GE).
The GE-400 series were time-sharing Information Systems computers by General Electric introduced in 1964 and shipped until 1968.
The GE-600 series was a family of 36-bit mainframe computers originating in the 1960s, built by General Electric (GE).
Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.
The gender pay gap is the average difference between the remuneration for men and women who are working.
General Comprehensive Operating System (GCOS,; originally GECOS, General Electric Comprehensive Operating Supervisor) is a family of operating systems oriented toward mainframe computers.
The General Electric Company, or GEC, was a major UK-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, GE Plots or just The Plot, is a residential neighborhood in Schenectady, New York, United States.
General Electric Theater was an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television.
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.
Genpact (NYSE: G) is a professional services firm with key offices in New York City, Palo Alto, London, Hyderabad, and Delhi.
Genworth Financial is an S&P 400 insurance company.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.
Groundbreaking, also known as cutting, sod-cutting, turning the first sod or a sod-turning ceremony, is a traditional ceremony in many cultures that celebrates the first day of construction for a building or other project.
GXS (OpenText GXS) is a subsidiary of OpenText Corporation headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States.
Haier Group Corporation is a Chinese collective multinational consumer electronics and home appliances company headquartered in Qingdao, Shandong province, China.
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
Hierarchical File System (HFS) is a proprietary file system developed by Apple Inc. for use in computer systems running Mac OS.
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.
The Housatonic River is a river, approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey.
The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Beacon, New York that seeks to protect the Hudson River and surrounding wetlands and waterways through advocacy and public education.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
IEEE Spectrum is a magazine edited by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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 a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail (individual) investors; an IPO is underwritten by one or more investment banks, who also arrange for the shares to be listed on one or more stock exchanges.
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.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
Irving Langmuir (January 31, 1881 – August 16, 1957) was an American chemist and physicist.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
ITT Inc., formerly ITT Corporation, is an American worldwide manufacturing company based in White Plains, New York.
Ivar Giaever (Giæver,; born April 5, 1929) is a Norwegian-American physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Leo Esaki and Brian Josephson "for their discoveries regarding tunnelling phenomena in solids".
John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation in the United States of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
J.P. Morgan & Co. is a commercial and investment banking institution founded by J. P. Morgan in 1871.
John Francis "Jack" Welch Jr. (born November 19, 1935) is an American retired business executive, author, and chemical engineer.
Jeffrey Robert Immelt (born February 19, 1956) is an American business executive currently working as a venture partner at New Enterprise Associates.
The Jefferson Awards Foundation was created in 1972 by the American Institute for Public Service.
Jessica Lingmin Yu (born 14 February 1966) is an American film director, writer, producer, and editor.
A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.
John L. Flannery (born 1962) is an American business executive.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.
Kidder, Peabody & Co. was an American 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.
Lenox is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
Leslie Iwerks (born 1970) is an American producer, director, and writer.
Life insurance (or life assurance, especially in the Commonwealth of Nations) is a contract between an insurance policy holder and an insurer or assurer, where the insurer promises to pay a designated beneficiary a sum of money (the benefit) in exchange for a premium, upon the death of an insured person (often the policy holder).
A light fixture (US English), light fitting (UK English), or luminaire is an electrical device that contains an electric lamp that provides illumination.
Lightbulb sockets, light sockets, lamp sockets or lampholders provide electrical connections to the lamps and support it in the lighting fixture.
Lighting or illumination is the deliberate use of light to achieve a practical or aesthetic effect.
Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) was a large US conglomerate which existed from 1961 to 2000.
List of assets owned by General Electric.
Lixin Fan (範立欣, Fàn Lìxīn), b. March 1977, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, 覓 趣 (Miqu) is a Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based documentary film director with the Canadian production company EyeSteelFilm and previously a producer/journalist at China’s state broadcaster CCTV.
LM Wind Power (formerly LM Glasfiber) is a supplier of rotor blades to the wind industry.
Lobbying, persuasion, or interest representation is the act of attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of officials in their daily life, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
Lufkin Industries is an American manufacturing company based in Lufkin, Texas and one of the largest employers in the city.
Lynn is the 9th largest municipality in Massachusetts and the largest city in Essex County.
The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America (commonly called American Marconi) was incorporated in 1899.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Medical imaging is the technique and process of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, as well as visual representation of the function of some organs or tissues (physiology).
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 (M&A) are transactions in which the ownership of companies, other business organizations, or their operating units are transferred or consolidated with other entities.
MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its affiliates.
is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Monsanto Company was an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation.
Morgan Valentine Spurlock (born November 7, 1970) is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and playwright.
A mortgage loan, or simply mortgage, is used either by purchasers of real property to raise funds to buy real estate, or alternatively by existing property owners to raise funds for any purpose, while putting a lien on the property being mortgaged.
Multics (Multiplexed Information and Computing Service) is an influential early time-sharing operating system, based around the concept of a single-level memory.
A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.
The Multinational Monitor was a bimonthly magazine founded by Ralph Nader in 1980.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
The NCR Corporation (originally National Cash Register) is a company that makes self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, and business consumables.
Nela Park is the headquarters of GE Lighting, and is located in East Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Nelson Peltz (born June 24, 1942) is an American billionaire businessman and investor.
New Britain is a city in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
Nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with, and a lack of bias toward, a political party.
Norwest Venture Partners (Norwest) is a venture and growth equity (GE) investment firm with more than $7.5B in capital under management.
A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a self-sustained nuclear chain reaction.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
An oil is any nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic (does not mix with water, literally "water fearing") and lipophilic (mixes with other oils, literally "fat loving").
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
Orion New Zealand Limited (Orion) is an electricity distribution company, based in Christchurch, New Zealand.
PaineWebber and Company was an American stock brokerage and asset management firm that was acquired by the Swiss bank UBS AG in 2000.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist.
Philip Bernard Dusenberry (April 28, 1936 – December 29, 2007) was an American advertising executive for the BBDO advertising agency.
Philanthropy means the love of humanity.
The Phoebus cartel existed to control the manufacture and sale of incandescent light bulbs.
Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station (PNPS) is the only nuclear power plant operating in Massachusetts.
Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.
Planned obsolescence, or built-in obsolescence, in industrial design and economics is a policy of planning or designing a product with an artificially limited useful life, so it will become obsolete (that is, unfashionable or no longer functional) after a certain period of time.
Player Piano is the first novel of American writer Kurt Vonnegut, published in 1952.
Plymouth (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 located in Central Europe.
A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C12H10−xClx.
The Power Jets W.1 (sometimes called the Whittle W.1) was a British turbojet engine designed by Frank Whittle and Power Jets.
Automatic process control in continuous production processes is a combination of control engineering and chemical engineering disciplines that uses industrial control systems to achieve a production level of consistency, economy and safety which could not be achieved purely by human manual control.
Profit, in accounting, 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).
A public company, publicly traded company, publicly held company, publicly listed 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.
The RCA Corporation was a major American electronics company, which was founded as the Radio Corporation of America in 1919.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
In computer science, real-time computing (RTC), or reactive computing describes hardware and software systems subject to a "real-time constraint", for example from event to system response.
Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable 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.
The renewable-energy industry is the part of the energy industry focusing on new and appropriate renewable energy technologies.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
In accounting, revenue is the income that a business has from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Robert Abrams (born July 4, 1938) is an American lawyer and politician.
Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering between 48th and 51st Streets, facing Fifth Avenue, in New York City.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 which today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
Rome is the largest city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Georgia, United States.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
The S&P 100 Index is a stock market index of United States stocks maintained by Standard & Poor's.
The Standard & Poor's 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, or just the S&P, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
SABIC (Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation) is a Saudi diversified manufacturing company, active in chemicals and intermediates, industrial polymers, fertilizers, and metals.
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.
ScanWind was a Norwegian manufacturing company that produced wind turbines.
Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as carborundum, is a semiconductor containing silicon and carbon.
Single-level storage (SLS) or single-level memory is a computer storage term which has had two meanings.
A smart grid is an electrical grid which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficient resources.
Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.
Solar power is the conversion of energy from sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), indirectly using concentrated solar power, or a combination.
South Boston is a densely populated neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, located south and east of the Fort Point Channel and abutting Dorchester Bay.
Steve James (born March 8, 1954) is an Oscar-nominated American film producer and director of several documentaries, including Hoop Dreams (1994), Stevie (2002), and Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016).
The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, 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 is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants.
Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.
A tax refund or tax rebate is a refund on taxes when the tax liability is less than the taxes paid.
Technicolor SA, formerly Thomson SARL and Thomson Multimedia, is a French multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries.
Telemundo is an American Spanish-language terrestrial television network owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal division NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.
Tenneco (formerly Tenneco Automotive and originally Tennessee Gas Transmission Company) is an American Fortune 500 company that has been publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange since November 5, 1999 under the symbol TEN.
The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services firm based in New York City.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Examiner is an American political journalism website and weekly magazine based in Washington, D.C. that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.
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 at the same time.
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, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.
Toxic waste is any unwanted material in all forms that can cause harm (e.g. by being inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin).
Transaction processing is information processing in computer science that is divided into individual, indivisible operations called transactions.
Transparency International e.V. (TI) is an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, Germany, and was founded in 1993.
The Tribeca Film Festival is a prominent film festival held in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, showcasing a diverse selection of independent films.
A tsunami (from 津波, "harbour wave"; English pronunciation) or tidal wave, 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.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, 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.
Tyco International plc was a security systems company incorporated in the Republic of Ireland, with operational headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, United States (Tyco International (US) Inc.). Tyco International was composed of two major business segments: Security Solutions and Fire Protection.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government.
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, 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 Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
UNIVAC (Universal Automatic Computer) is a line of electronic digital stored-program computers starting with the products of the Eckert–Mauchly Computer Corporation.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.
The Vanderbilt family is an American family of Dutch origin who gained prominence during the Gilded Age.
Vivendi SA is a French mass media conglomerate headquartered in Paris.
Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance that is the main constituent of Earth's streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms.
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies, usually as a result of human activities.
Water treatment is any process that improves the quality of water to make it more acceptable for a specific end-use.
Waterford is a town in Saratoga County, New York, United States.
The Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSUSOM) currently hosts an enrollment of more than 1,000 medical students in undergraduate medical education, master’s degree, Ph.D., and M.D.-Ph.D. programs and courses encompass 14 areas of basic science.
"We Bring Good Things to Life" was an advertising slogan used by General Electric between 1979 and 2003.
A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.
The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.
WGY ("AM 810, 103.1 FM, NewsRadio WGY") is a commercial AM broadcasting station owned by iHeartMedia and licensed to Schenectady, New York.
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 the use of air flow through wind turbines to mechanically power generators for electricity.
A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.
Windpower Monthly is a monthly business magazine owned by the Haymarket Media Group reporting on events in the global wind power sector.
Wink is a brand of software and hardware products that connects with and controls smart home devices from a consolidated user interface.
Wolff Olins is a brand consultancy, based in London, New York City and San Francisco.
WRGB, virtual and VHF digital channel 6, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Schenectady, New York, United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
WRVE (99.5 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Schenectady and serving the Capital District and Upper Hudson Valley of New York.
Year-to-date (YTD) is a period, starting from the beginning of the current year (either the calendar year or fiscal year) and continuing up to the present day.
30 Rockefeller Plaza is an American Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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