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  Joint Venture - Silicon Valley Network
Along the way, it became the 10th-largest city in the country, a distinction that brought more national prestige to the "Capital of Silicon Valley." More.
September 9, 2007 (newsday.com) - During the 1990s, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley was created by business, government and civic leaders from 27 cities and four counties in California to address economic and social challenges.
For example, the Smart Health initiative in Silicon Valley is demonstrating how information technology can be utilized by hospitals and health providers for record-keeping.
www.jointventure.org   (936 words)

  
  Silicon Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Silicon Valley is the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California in the United States.
Silicon Valley encompasses the northern part of Santa Clara Valley and adjacent communities in the southern parts of the San Francisco Peninsula and East Bay.
Silicon Valley is generally considered the center of the Dot-com bubble which started in the mid 1990's until the stock market crash starting in March 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Silicon_Valley   (2188 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Silicon Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Silicon Valley is a commonly used nickname for the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California, USA, originally referring to the concentration of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, but eventually becoming a metaphor for the entire concentration of high tech businesses.
Silicon refers to the high concentration of semiconductor and computer-related industries in the area; Valley refers to the Santa Clara Valley.
Silicon Valley also leads the nation in the numbers of temporary workers per capita and in workforce gender inequities.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Silicon_Valley   (1513 words)

  
 Silicon Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Silicon Valley is a nickname for the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California, USA.
The term Silicon Valley was coined by journalist Don C. Hoefler in 1971.
Silicon refers to the high concentration of semiconductor and computer related industry in the area; Valley refers to the Santa Clara Valley.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Silicon_Valley   (857 words)

  
 Pirates of Silicon Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999) is a unauthorized made-for-television docudrama written and directed by Martyn Burke.
Based upon the book, Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer, by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine, this film documents the rise of the home computer/personal computer through the rivalry between Apple Computer (Apple II and the Apple Macintosh) and Microsoft (DOS, IBM PC, and Windows).
Pirates of Silicon Valley was nominated for five Emmy Awards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pirates_of_Silicon_Valley   (733 words)

  
 CNN.com - Silicon Valley high-tech rents tumble - Jan. 5, 2003
Rent in Silicon Valley for high-tech commercial real estate fell almost 30 percent in 2002, extending a slide that began a year earlier, according to a study released this week.
Silicon Valley, home to scores of big and small technology companies, has been hammered by the high-tech industry's downturn, sending local commercial rents tumbling as companies consolidated facilities while slashing payrolls.
Silicon Valley had about 30.15 million square feet of commercial space suited for high-tech companies available for rent in the fourth quarter of 2002, up 37 percent from 21.96 million square feet of such vacant space in the first quarter of last year.
cnn.com /2003/TECH/biztech/01/05/property.siliconvalley.reut/index.html   (322 words)

  
 How to Be Silicon Valley
So if you want to reproduce Silicon Valley, what you need to reproduce is those two or three founders sitting around a kitchen table deciding to start a company.
Silicon Valley traces its origins to William Shockley, one of the inventors of the transistor.
Of course, a would-be silicon valley faces an obstacle the original one didn't: it has to compete with Silicon Valley.
www.paulgraham.com /siliconvalley.html   (3385 words)

  
 SiliconValley.com - Home
Silicon Valley companies received more than $2.48 billion in venture capital in the third quarter of 2007.
Silicon Valley's new new thing just may be in the hands of three young student scientists who are looking for legal help.
With investments in the emerging "clean tech" industry continuing to soar, Silicon Valley companies received more than $2.48 billion in venture capital in the third quarter of 2007.
www.siliconvalley.com   (728 words)

  
 Silicon Valley travel guide - Wikitravel
On the other hand, the Mercury News's Silicon Valley 100 Index extends the term to such fabulous lengths that even Watsonville — a small coastal community on the other side of the Santa Cruz mountains — is included.
Silicon Valley today has extended beyond the greater Santa Clara Valley which includes the entire Santa Clara county and parts of San Mateo, Alameda, and Santa Cruz counties in northern California.
Silicon Valley also includes parts of the San Francisco Peninsula from Redwood Shores down to the South Bay, and cities such as Fremont and Newark in the lower East Bay.
wikitravel.org /en/Silicon_Valley   (830 words)

  
 Technology and Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley firms have developed and commercialized some of the most important electronics and biomedical technologies in the second half of the twentieth century.
The rise of Silicon Valley from the 1930s to the 1990s was a complex and contingent process.
It transformed an industrial district dominated by tube manufacturing into the "Valley of Silicon," as the area became increasingly referred to in the early and mid-1970s.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/physics/articles/lecuyer/index.html   (2659 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Silicon Boys : And Their Valley of Dreams: Books: David A. Kaplan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kaplan's book is a history of the Valley, from the time when Stanford professor Frederick Terman encouraged David Packard and Bill Hewlett to establish their own company to when Sequoia Capital invested $1 million in a startup founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo.
Once upon a time, but not a long ago, Silicon Valley was just a dry, sleepy patch of orchards between San Francisco to the north and San Jose to the south.
If you've found the Silicon Valley and related industry to be worth reading about, and if you've read most of the other books on the subject, you won't find much new or interesting, or even that entertaining in this book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0688179061?v=glance   (2007 words)

  
 InformationWeek | Silicon Valley | Born Again | May 2, 2005
But Silicon Valley is back, and it just might be more relevant to business-technology managers than ever, as it hosts a new crop of startup vendors that are more focused, more globally connected, and more disciplined than their predecessors.
Last year, Silicon Valley got nearly 30% of VC money, compared with 14% in 1995 and 35% in the aberrant year of 2000.
Silicon Valley is holding its lead as the most popular place to launch technology ideas.
www.informationweek.com /story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=162100052   (983 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Leadership Group
This report showcases the top challenges facing the Silicon Valley region in the coming year, with an emphasis on those related to global climate change.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is co-hosting an ongoing speaker series for candidates seeking the 2008 presidential nomination.
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, with lead partner Intel Corporation and our other member company sponsors, has rolled out the first phase of its middle school math initiative by preparing six master teachers to conduct a math institute for up to sixty local elementary and middle school teachers.
www.svlg.net   (342 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Cultures Project Website
A. English-Lueck, professors at San José State University, California, developed a collaborative research project that is investigating the Silicon Valley culture area.
Many Silicon Valley corporations and institutions (such as Adobe, Apple, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, the San Jose Mercury News, and SLAC) have allowed access to their workers and assisted with the research in allowing their people to be interviewed on company time.
The Silicon Valley Cultures Project is the guiding theoretical framework which joins several ethnographic research projects studying diverse aspects of life in Silicon Valley.
www2.sjsu.edu /depts/anthropology/svcp   (418 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Cultures Project Website
A. English-Lueck, professors at San José State University, California, developed a collaborative research project that is investigating the Silicon Valley culture area.
Many Silicon Valley corporations and institutions (such as Adobe, Apple, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, the San Jose Mercury News, and SLAC) have allowed access to their workers and assisted with the research in allowing their people to be interviewed on company time.
The Silicon Valley Cultures Project is the guiding theoretical framework which joins several ethnographic research projects studying diverse aspects of life in Silicon Valley.
www.sjsu.edu /depts/anthropology/svcp   (418 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Silicon Valley's housing market is rearing its volatile head again.
Homes are taking longer to sell and the inventory is swelling, but a seasonal factor also makes it too early to call an end to Silicon Valley's five-year, 50 percent run up in home prices.
The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight's Home Price Index reveals that Silicon Valley's home prices have risen by more than 50 percent in the last five years alone, ending in the third quarter of 2005.
realtytimes.com /rtcpages/20060221_siliconvalley.htm   (977 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Watcher - the business of disruption
A glittering crowd of 1500 of Silicon Valley's top aristocracy attended the Tech Museum Awards, which hands out $50k in prizes to five organizations that are using technology to benefit humanity.
Silicon Valley tells the world its technologies have the power to transform, yet many in its own communities are struggling.
The group is here to build connections with Silicon Valley and to learn from some of its best and worst practices.
www.siliconvalleywatcher.com   (7559 words)

  
 Silicon Wafer - Silicon Wafers - Silicon Wafer Manufacturer - Silicon Wafer Manufacturing - Semiconductor Wafer - ...
Silicon Valley Microelectronics, Inc. (SVM) is in its 15th year as a leading distributor of silicon wafers and provider of silicon wafer services for the semiconductor industry.
SVM supplies silicon wafers custom made to your requirement in a variety of diameters and grades.
In addition to same-day delivery, SVM provides a silicon wafer stocking program with cost savings providing you with on time deliveries of high quality silicon wafers only as needed.
www.svmi.com   (392 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Reads
There are many books for children that touch on the themes and events featured in our Silicon Valley Reads selections.
This year, Silicon Valley Reads will suggest two books for the Community Reads Program that present two perspectives on the effects of war on California families.
Silicon Valley Reads will keep book clubs up-to-date on the latest information about book selection, authors and other SVR news.
www.siliconvalleyreads.org /2005-06   (223 words)

  
 Good Morning Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley Watcher--Tom Foremski on the business and culture of innovation
It's a very quiet morning in the valley and the States in general, what with today being a half-assimilated holiday gluing together a long Independence Day weekend.
Good Morning Silicon Valley corrects all significant errors of fact brought to its attention.
blogs.siliconvalley.com /gmsv   (5632 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Triathlon Club
The Silicon Valley Triathlon Club (SVTC) is the South Bay's premier multi-sport club.
The Silicon Valley Triathlon Club is a great place for triathletes to meet other triathletes, find training partners and join in social gatherings.
The Silicon Valley Triathlon Club was founded in September 1998 and has grown to be the largest triathlon club in Northern California.
www.svtriclub.org   (708 words)

  
 Silicon Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is home to more millionaires per capita then anywhere else in the United States, yet the area has also experienced some of the greatest declines in wages for working-class residents of any city in the nation.
Homes are bought and sold for millions of dollars each day, yet thousands of fully employed residents live in homeless shelters in San Jose, the self-proclaimed "Capitol of Silicon Valley".
This page was last modified 01:37, 23 Jun 2005.
www.gogog.com /project/wikipedia/index.php/Silicon_Valley   (1499 words)

  
 SILICON VALLEY TABLE OF CONTENTS
Travel through the Valley's past and present with this special presentation.
To find out how Silicon Valley really works, BW reporters talked to scores of sources.
The top 100 public technology companies in the Valley, with a wealth of accompanying financial information from Standard and Poor's.
www.businessweek.com /1997/34/internal.htm   (398 words)

  
 Asha - Silicon Valley
For an in-depth report of the Silicon Valley chapter's activites, including literacy issues in India, projects related topics, financial summary, fundraising highlights, community awards and more, read the annual reports -
Asha - Silicon Valley is the chapter of Asha for Education in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Its members consist of a diverse group comprising of students and mainly professionals.
www.ashanet.org /siliconvalley   (237 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Auto Group | Aston Martin | Bentley | Rolls-Royce | Lotus | Saleen S7 | Spyker | Dealer Specializing in ...
Silicon Valley Auto Group is Northern California's largest new and pre-owned exotic car dealership.
Silicon Valley Auto Group was formerly known as Ferrari Los Gatos.
Silicon Valley Auto Group will continue to carry a large inventory of pre-owned Ferrari cars in addition to premier racing, sports and luxury marques such as Aston Martin and Lamborghini automobiles.
www.siliconvalleyautogroup.com   (148 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Hotels — Silicon Valley California City Guide CA
Silicon Valley Hotels — Silicon Valley California City Guide CA Silicon Valley City Guide.
Hotel411 is the traveler's source for discount hotels in Silicon Valley.
Whether you're traveling with your family or visiting on business, our Silicon Valley hotel guide will help you find a hotel that suits your specific needs.
www.hotel411.com /city-guides/silicon-valley   (101 words)

  
 Silicon Valley Watcher: Can blogging boost IBM's revenues and reduce layoffs? The computer giant is about to find out ...
Reporting on the arts and culture of Silicon Valley and beyond.
Lynne Jolitz, one of the early pioneers of open source software comments on Silicon Valley media and technology.
Silicon Valley Watcher--reporting on the business and culture of disruption.
www.siliconvalleywatcher.com /mt/archives/2005/05/scoop_can_blogg.php   (3105 words)

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