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General Electric pushes its case as a high-tech leader

GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Big Data Bet

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The name General Electric today calls to mind locomotives, jet engines and electrical grids, so called “big iron.” But a decade from now it will call to mind something very different: Big data. On stage at D11 Wednesday, GE CEO Jeff Immelt explained why software innovation is so crucial to...
GE CEO Jeff Immelt's Big Data Bet

More D11 Speakers: Sinofsky, Staggs, Sweeney, Pichai, Ricci and a Pretty Little Liar

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A few weeks ago, we posted our initial list of speakers for the 11th D: All Things Digital conference, which takes place May 28 to 30 in Palo Verdes, Calif. Already, we have an amazing gathering onstage, including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Motorola Mobility’s Dennis Woodside, Pinterest’s Ben Silbermann,...
More D11 Speakers: Sinofsky, Staggs, Sweeney, Pichai, Ricci and a Pretty Little Liar
A GigaOM conversation with GE CEO Jeff Immelt

How collaboration can keep cleantech going

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Opening a new, $170 million battery manufacturing plant in Schenectady, New York, this July, GE CEO Jeff Immelt said, “this is the way GE does start-ups.” What he meant is that for successful innovation, particularly in clean tech, it takes an entrepreneurial ecosystem to nurture a good idea from inception...
How collaboration can keep cleantech going
Here's the schedule for D11, All Things D's annual tech conference

GE and NFL take the wraps off their $40M research project for tackling concussions

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Amid rising concern about the long-term effects of concussions, GE and the National Football League on Monday unveiled a $40 million research initiative and $20 million “open innovation challenge” aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injuries. About a month ago, in the midst of all the...
GE and NFL take the wraps off their $40M research project for tackling concussions

John Chambers Just Made A Bizarre Move At Cisco

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Cisco CEO John Chambers just told Bloomberg that he plans to retire in 2 to 4 years. Then, he listed off 10 potential successors. This is a highly unusual and bizarre move. Companies often anoint two or three possible CEO successors and then select the winner after a year or...
John Chambers Just Made A Bizarre Move At Cisco

More D11 Speakers: Meet the Managers of Bieber (Braun), Gaga (Carter) and Madonna (Oseary)

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Last week we added Apple CEO Tim Cook and SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk to the speaker roster at our 11th D: All Things Digital conference, which takes place in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., on May 28, 29 and 30. Along with those important tech leaders, we...
More D11 Speakers: Meet the Managers of Bieber (Braun), Gaga (Carter) and Madonna (Oseary)

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick now one of America's highest paid executives

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It's good to run the biggest video game company in the world—$64.9 million worth of good, to be precise. That's how much Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick made in 2012, according to a recent regulatory filing with the SEC. The headline amount makes Kotick the second highest-paid CEO in...
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick now one of America's highest paid executives

27 Top Executives Who Get Up Really Early

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Getting up early is a no brainer for most executives. It means being awake during a part of the day when there are few distractions. It means reacting to the biggest news of the day while others are dreaming. And in the evening you have the option to work late...
27 Top Executives Who Get Up Really Early

GE's Jeff Immelt: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

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The General Electric brand has long been synonynous with steam turbines, jet engines and heavy-duty industrial equipment. But if CEO Jeff Immelt has his way, it will someday be synonynous with software as well — specifically an “Industrial Internet” that harnesses big data and analytics to make more efficient machines....
GE's Jeff Immelt: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

GE's New Strategy Involves Poaching Tons Of Silicon Valley Engineers

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GE recently held a huge conference in San Francisco on how it plans to dominate the "industrial Internet" by building advanced digital tools into their machines, and creating a better digital experience for the people that use them.  GE isn't going to get there by buying up Silicon Valley companies. It's...
GE's New Strategy Involves Poaching Tons Of Silicon Valley Engineers

GE needs the data analytics minds of the Valley (and knows it)

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The massive jet engine that GE propped up next to the stage at its Minds and Machines event on Thursday morning, in the Dogpatch area of San Francisco, was symbolic of a few things for GE. It’s the kind of old-school technology that GE makes, but which it wants to...
GE needs the data analytics minds of the Valley (and knows it)

To Infinity and Beyond: Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Added as Second Night Speaker at D11

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Earlier this week, we posted on the addition of Apple CEO Tim Cook as our opening night speaker at the 11th D: All Things Digital conference. Now, we are also thrilled to announce that Elon Musk will also take to the stage on our second night. For those who...
To Infinity and Beyond: Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla Motors Added as Second Night Speaker at D11

Apple's Tim Cook Returns to D Stage to Open 11th Annual Conference

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Although we are only about a month out from our 11th D: All Things Digital conference, we still have a few big speakers to announce, not the least of which is Apple CEO Tim Cook. Cook, who made his debut at D10 last year in his first major interview...
Apple's Tim Cook Returns to D Stage to Open 11th Annual Conference
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