Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, agreed to buy HeartWare International Inc. for about $1.1 billion, paying a premium of 93 percent to gain less-invasive technology for treating advanced heart-failure patients.
In the wake of last week’s announcement that the General Electric Co. would open a new technology center in Providence, city, state and congressional officials on Monday gathered at the Statehouse to welcome company executives to the state.
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General Electric Co. plans to open a new GE Digital information technology center, which will bring “hundreds” of new technology jobs to Providence, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Thursday.