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  • PR Newswire2 hours ago

    GE Integrates Amazon Alexa Inside Sleek Table Lamp as First Step in Unleashing the Ultimate Living Experience

    CLEVELAND, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GE is working to unleash the ultimate living experience through a suite of connected products designed to make your life simpler and help you do more. First on that journey is a contemporary LED table lamp that embeds Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS) directly inside, allowing you to use a light to order your dinner, listen to the latest headlines, preheat your oven or give a host of other voice commands. The voice controlled light source with microphones and a speaker is the first announced use of AVS embedded within a lighting product, bringing the skills you'd find in a traditional Amazon Echo product without the need for a stand-alone Echo unit, hub or even a smart phone.

  • Financial Times11 hours ago

    [$$] The seven excuses of highly paid chief executives

    Theresa May has retreated from some of her plans to crack down on executive pay, but business leaders continue to attack her. They are pleased the prime minister has toned down threats to force annual ...

  • American City Business Journals21 hours ago

    Trump's threat to cancel Air Force One order would also affect GE

    Donald Trump specifically targeted Boeing Co.'s deal to build a new fleet of Air Force One presidential jets via Twitter on Tuesday. Last year, the U.S. Air Force announced that Seattle-based Boeing’s next-generation 747-8 passenger jet, powered by GE engines, will replace the existing version of the presidential plane popularly known as Air Force One. "Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion.