September 17, 2019

VC Lior Susan has a big idea that seems to be working: building next-generation industrial companies

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By Connie Loizos From TechCrunch Many investors in Silicon Valley are waiting for the next big platform. That’s fine with Lior Susan,  a former Flex exec who in 2015 co-founded Eclipse Ventures with the legendary venture capitalist Pierre Lamond, long of Sequoia Capital. The duo, along with a team that has now grown to 13 people — happen to […]

Bombardier strengthens its world-class service and support capabilities for business jet customers in China

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Tianjin Service Centre receives Authorized Service Centre status from engine manufacturers Rolls-Royce, GE and Honeywell New line maintenance station can service Bombardier Challenger and Global aircraft with various international registrations Continuing enhancements are part of Bombardier’s worldwide expansion of its award-winning customer services network MONTREAL, April 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is proud to announce significant enhancements to […]

GE test-flies the world’s largest jet engine

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By Jon Fingas From engadget The giant machine is key to the next wave of giant airliners Airliners are growing ever bigger to haul more people per flight, which means they need appropriately massive engines — and GE Aviation is happy to oblige. It recently conducted the first test flight of the GE9X, widely billed […]

Gadget of the week

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GE is working on a massive 3D printer for jet engine parts By Rob LeFebvre  From engadget The company reveals plans for the ‘world’s largest’ 3D printer that uses metal powders. 3D printing is coming of age in numerous ways. On a large scale, MIT researchers built a 50-foot-wide, 12-foot tall igloo in just 13 […]

270,000 people oppose GM mosquito trial in Florida

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Groups Slam Feds for Weak Review of GMO Mosquito Risks From Center For Food Safety FDA assessment of plan to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in Florida Keys inadequate WASHINGTON—Public health, food safety and environmental groups including Center for Food Safety, Food & Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and the Florida Keys Environmental Coalition are […]