General Electric has reached a partnership agreement with Apple to develop industrial apps for iOS devices – iPhone and iPad, according to a report on 9to5Mac.com.
The website says Apple has been “looking to the enterprise sector as a key market for growing iPad sales which have slipped in recent years”.
Apple and GE said they will deliver “powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial internet of things platform, to iPhone and iPad”. Continue reading Apple and General Electric to bring Predix industrial apps to iPhone and iPad
General Electric claims it was the first company to have launched an industrial internet of things platform when it released Predix last year.
The company’s software business unit, GE Digital, has been generating revenues of more than $4 billion a year, and looks like it’s strongly influencing the future direction of the overall business.
Another of the big ideas at GE is the “Brilliant Factory” concept, which is essentially the digitalisation of anything and everything that can be digitised in a manufacturing or industrial process. Continue reading General Electric deepening its interest in the software business
Uzbekistan Airways has selected General Electric’s GEnx-1B engines to power four new Boeing 787-8 aircraft, also known as Dreamliners.
The engine order is valued at more than $230 million, including a custom-ordered spare engine. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2018.
GE Aviation awarded Uzbekistan Airways its TRUEngine designation for the entire GEnx fleet. Continue reading General Electric wins $230 million order for Boeing Dreamliner engines from Uzbekistan Airways
General Electric has resumed negotiations to sell its industrial solutions business to ABB, according to a report on Reuters.com.
The US conglomerate’s industrial solutions business includes products such as circuit breakers, relays, panel boards and other technologies for sectors including power generation, telecommunications and mining.
Swiss company ABB had previously talked to GE about possibly purchasing the business, and the price it offered was said to be $2 billion. Continue reading General Electric resumes talks to sell its industrial solutions business to ABB