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Hillicon Valley – Presented by Cisco – Amazon Prepares for Second Union Vote

It’s friday today. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news, from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Follow The Hill technical team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. Amazon employees in Bessemer, Alabama will have …

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New Rotary Health and Wellness Club Debuts in Silicon Valley with Guest of Honor Swami Mukundananda ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

The inaugural celebration of the charter of the Rotary E-Club of Silicon Valley, Health and Wellness will be held with special guest of honor, Swami Mukundananda, internationally recognized authority on mind management and holistic health, on February 5, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. PST. Swami Mukundananda The new Rotary E-Club plans …

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Inauguration of a cobalt-free solid-state lithium-ion battery factory in Silicon Valley – pv magazine International

US solid-state battery start-up Sparks has opened a pilot plant for its patented lithium battery technology based on cobalt-free cathodes. The company wants to challenge China’s dominance in developing next-generation batteries. February 1, 2022 Marija Maisch The rush for new battery storage solutions is accelerating with news from both established …

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Silicon Valley Transit Agency adopts COVID vaccination policy for workers

January 28, 2022 Amid rising COVID-19 infections, VTA will require its 2,000 employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated by April 29. The transit agency, which hinted at a vaccination policy was in preparation last week, the mandate announced on Thursday. Employees who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption …

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Silicon Holler: Ro Khanna Says Big Tech Can Help Heal America’s Heart | Books

Shortly after Silicon Valley sent him to Washington, Ro Khanna visited “Silicon Holler,” a name coined by a colleague, Hal Rogers, for the nascent tech industry in eastern Kentucky. The districts of the two congressmen had little in common. Khanna was among the wealthiest, most diverse and most democratic. Rogers …

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Local Lawyer Challenges Jeopardy Super Champion

For Ashley Chow of Santa Clara, becoming a competitor on Jeopardy was always an idea she had in mind. “I’ve always enjoyed watching Jeopardy and enjoyed the trivia. So it was something that I always said, ‘Oh, wow, that would be really cool if I could do that one day,’” …

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Hillicon Valley – Biden Celebrates ‘Right to Repair’ Victories

Today is Tuesday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news, from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. The ‘right to repair’ movement celebrated a major victory on Tuesday after President BidenJoe Biden reporterFox News says Biden called him out after …

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Prime Data Centers is developing a new data center in the heart of Silicon Valley

Prime Data Centers, a data center developer and operator, last week announced the development of a new four-story, 119,000 square foot data center in the heart of Silicon Valley. Located at 1231 Comstock Street in Santa Clara, Calif., Prime will begin construction of the facility in the second half of …

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Silicon Valley Reads theme proves perfect for 2022

As a member of the advisory board of Silicon Valley Reads, I will admit some skepticism when we discussed the 2022 theme last fall. “The Power of Kindness, Resilience and Hope” seemed like, well, 2021. Kindness is always a good thing, but surely we would have outgrown the need for …

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Activists renew their calls against the construction of a new prison in Silicon Valley

In a latest push to oppose plans for a new Santa Clara County jail, local residents and advocates are using a new avenue to shame elected officials for wavering on important issues: a comedy skit. Led by Show up for Racial Justice in the South Bay (SURJ), about 30 people …

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Silicon Valley lawmaker’s single-payer health care plan faces ‘uphill battle’

January 17, 2022 A bill proposing a single-payer public health care system, which would be the first in the country if passed, has broad public support. But we don’t know if that will be enough to cross the finish line. Assembly Bill 1400, also known as CalCare, would address issues …

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Silicon Valley event calendar changes due to COVID-19

While the latest COVID-19 surge doesn’t appear to be hitting with the severity of previous spikes — at least in the Bay Area — it has wreaked havoc on restaurants and bars with sick employees, and it’s having an effect. drive through Silicon Valley arts and entertainment schedules too. Some …

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Northern California ranch, 564 acres, for sale: $22.5 million

A 564-acre ranch on the coast near Silicon Valley that was once a wedding gift and has been owned by the same family for more than 100 years is on the market for $22.5 million. Located in the small town of San Gregorio, California, the property wraps 80 acres of …

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Governor Newsom pledges $4.2 billion to California high-speed rail

Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest budget proposal doubles billions of dollars in contentious funding for the San Joaquin Valley segment of the high-speed rail project and expands the state’s initiative to replace gas-powered vehicles with zero-emission vehicles. Latest figures are part of governor’s $286.4 billion spending proposal released earlier this week …

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As U.S. technology tumbles, traditional stocks are back in force

In less than two weeks and 2022 has already delivered its first stock market drama. A large sell-off in tech stocks – which started last week and continued on Monday – rocked U.S. stock markets. This technological rout was also bad news for UK investors, including the Scottish Mortgage Investment …

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Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur

Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur Sean-Karl Dobson, 2022 Silicon Valley amateur champion Sean-Karl Dobson, a student at Westlake High School in Austin, TX, was not looking to duplicate Saturday’s record-breaking performance. He was focused on winning a golf tournament. Because how to follow a 62 under par, …

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CSU Spur Campus Opens at National Western Stock Show Complex – News, Weather & Sports for All of Colorado

Adams 14 to switch to virtual learning January 10-14 due to increase in COVID casesAdams County School District 14 will transition to virtual learning for the week of January 10-14. 7 hours ago National Western Stock Show traditions will continue despite COVIDThe National Western Stock Show opens this weekend, despite …

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Silicon Valley companies virtually attend CES, delay plans to return to office

Silicon Valley companies virtually attend CES, delay plans to return to office The Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show kicked off Wednesday, with a few notable Silicon Valley tech companies opting to virtually attend the industry show. At the same time, Bay Area tech workers are wondering how long they’ll be …

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Why Silicon Valley can’t escape Elizabeth Holmes

SAN JOSE, Calif .– In 2016, start-up founders sang, “Theranos doesn’t stand for, we’re better,” in a vacation video created by venture capital firm First Round Capital. Over the following years, several columnists wrote that Silicon Valley shouldn’t be blamed for Theranos. Last month, Keith Rabois, a venture capitalist, said …

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‘Gaylapalooza’ Celebrates Local LGBTQ + Community Center – The Mercury News

The Silicon Valley / San Francisco LGBTQ Employee Resource Group Alliance ‘Gaylapaloza’ fundraiser returns live and in person, taking place on Sunday January 9 at the Hammer Theater in downtown San Jose. The event began over a decade ago as an effort of last resort to raise funds for a …

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Silicon Valley tech giants for antitrust law and …

In a year of even bigger privacy and data breach scandals, it was easy to miss a major lawsuit in late November in London. With Boris the Jester hitting the headlines, many didn’t notice the UK competition watchdog ordered Facebook to sell Giphy, the GIF-making website he bought for $ …

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Via Shutters Centaur Technology Site, sells equipment

Via Technologies sold its Centaur Technology x86 processor development team to Intel in early November and the company is now auctioning off some of the equipment at the Centaur site in Austin, TX. Essentially, that means the company is shutting down the site and ending chip development operations in the …

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Hillicon Valley – Shutterfly Gets Hacked

Today it’s Monday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. Follow The Hill journalist Maggie Miller (@ magmill95) and the technical team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. …

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Apple’s design studio is losing its cachet? – AREA

Apple Park is a top secret place. Until recently, some of the only glimpses inside the tech giant’s huge ring-shaped campus in Silicon Valley were from the (likely banned) iPhone. snapshots employees posted on Instagram. Designed by Foster + Partners, the four-story ‘spaceship’ houses 12,000 employees who work hard to …

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Construction of $ 9 million Fremont Park to begin in February

FREMONT – Construction of an approximately $ 9 million community park in the Fremont district of Centerville, on a site where there were previously two car dealerships, will begin soon. Fremont City Council awarded a construction contract of nearly $ 5.5 million to Stockbridge General Contracting of Clovis for the …

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Sunnyvale single-family home sells for over $ 800,000 over demand

A 1,300 square foot single-family home in Sunnyvale sold for $ 823,000 above demand, marking the continued rise in property prices in the city. The house was initially listed for $ 1.858 million and sold for $ 2.681 million. A 1,300 square foot single family home in Sunnyvale sold for …

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SLO with Silicon Valley in Congress Redistribution Maps in California

WASHINGTON The California commission charged with redrawing the state’s legislative boundaries linked rural San Luis Obispo County to Silicon Valley hubs in its recent congressional map projects. As redistribution – the process by which congressional districts are reconfigured to match new census demographics – comes to an end, a new …

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Omicron overturns Wall Street plans in Silicon Valley

Just as it seemed like American businesses were on the path to normalcy, a new wave of Covid-related uncertainty is shaking business plans from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. Manhattan holidays are canceled and banks grapple with new epidemics as the omicron variant spreads. Citigroup Inc. said employees in the …

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GWT Finishes and Wins First Prize for Silicon Valley’s Leading Water Accelerator

Ellie Barker (Program Manager, Accelerator) of Imagine H2O commented “With unmatched technology and a top-notch team, we are delighted to welcome GWT to our 2021 cohort. The team immediately jumped in and took full advantage of this. that the program had to offer – actively participating in sessions, showcasing their …

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UNCF and Boys & Girls Clubs announce programs to bring students into STEM fields

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and UNCF (formerly United Negro College Fund) have announced separate plans to provide underserved youth with opportunities to learn and develop skills in STEM fields. Starting next year, Boys and Girls Clubs will be participating in the Anyone Can Code project which …

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Thomaston partners with Silicon Valley start-up to build state-of-the-art electric boat

A Thomaston boatbuilding company will be undertaking one of its most cutting-edge projects over the coming year: an all-electric boat rising out of the water. The technology and design of the vessel were developed by the Californian company Ship, a marine technology startup. Navier tapped Lyman-Morse – a company that …

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Hillicon Valley – Brought to you by the Connected Commerce Council – Senate Grills Instagram Leader

Today it’s Wednesday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. Follow The Hill journalist Maggie Miller (@ magmill95) and the technical team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. …

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Q Analysts named one of Silicon Valley’s fastest growing private companies

SAN JOSE, California, December 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Q Analysts, a quality leader focused on QA and testing for consumer devices and applications and Ground Truth data services for artificial intelligence and machine learning, announced today ‘hui that it was ranked among the fastest growing private companies in …

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Energy and Electrification | City of Santa Clara

Energy efficiency, renewable energies and the electrification of buildings and transport are key climate action strategies to support a healthier future. The City of Santa Clara is uniquely positioned to support our community in climate action and sustainability through its own electric utility provider, Silicon Valley Power (SVP). SVP has …

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London investors seize San Jose buildings for $ 780 million

SAN JOSE – A London-based investment firm has bought three office buildings north of San Jose for nearly $ 800 million in a deal that marks Silicon Valley’s biggest real estate purchase of 2021. AGC Equity Partners bought the trio of buildings in a section of the Coleman Highline office …

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British watchdog action against Facebook on Giphy proves it has teeth | Larry Elliott

Big tech has two faces. A Face presents a new form of business: inclusive, socially liberal, very fashionable, supporting Democrats rather than Republicans, and unlike anything that came before. Remove your makeup and another face appears: the face of a monopoly seeking to protect itself from its rivals. Over the …

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Why the rich fall into the cult of well-being

Almost two years after the start of a pandemic in which medical science largely saved the day, you might think that interest in the wellness trend would wane. Not even a little. Juice cures, mindfulness, premium yoga retreats, and Himalayan salt lamps are more popular than ever. Indeed, the Global …

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Microchip pioneer helped bring silicon to Silicon Valley

Dr. Last, the son of a metallurgist from Butler, Pa., Started out with a more modest career goal: to get his doctorate. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an interesting job that would allow him to live in California. Graduated from MIT in 1956, he joined the …

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Adventure capitalism | The Economist

November 27, 2021 VLADIMIR LENIN believed that a small vanguard could, by force of will, harness historical forces to transform the workings of world capitalism. He was right. However, the revolutionaries were not bearded Bolsheviks but a few thousand investors, mostly based in Silicon Valley, managing less than 2% of …

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Silicon Valley pacemaker hopes to conquer Australian hearts with ASX float

Silicon Valley pacemaker start-up EBR Systems expects Australia’s high concentration of heart disease research to be a fertile environment to develop the products it hopes will solve the problem. one of the biggest health problems in the world. EBR, which is working on a new type of “lead-free” pacemaker system …

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Silicon Valley Institute Announces New Bay Area Hair Transplant Reviews to Reach Milestone

The Silicon Valley Hair Institute is proud to announce new positive reviews of hair transplants on social media. We are very proud to see new five star hair transplant reviews for our clinic on online review sites. There are now over twenty reviews on Google and over thirty on Facebook. …

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Uplevyl, a women’s empowerment and networking platform, launches in Austin

Shubhi Bhonsle-Rao, Founder and CEO of Uplevyl Uplevyl, an Austin-based tech company building an app and digital platform for professional women, launched last Tuesday. Shubhi Bhonsle-Rao, founder and CEO of Uplevyl, is a former senior executive at Alphabet, Tesco, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ford Motor Company, among others. She also serves on …

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Cupertino divided as Vice Mayor Liang Chao holds firm on Chinese exclusion law

At the Cupertino City Council meeting on Tuesday, Vice Mayor Liang-Fang Chao clarified the remarks she made on China’s exclusion law that inflamed the community earlier this month, but did not did not issue a formal apology, disappointing many local leaders who had called on her to do so. The …

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San Jose Mineta International’s New Parking Reservation System Ready

The number of travelers entering and exiting San Jose’s Mineta International Airport is steadily increasing as the pandemic abates. SJC expects more than 400,000 air passengers to pass through the gates during the Thanksgiving travel period, which spans 11 days. To help deal with the parking congestion, the airport laughed …

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Power outage in Bangalore: These parts of India’s “Silicon Valley” will experience a power shortage today

Power outage in Bangalore: these areas suffer from power cuts today | Photo credit: IANS Bangalore: Many areas of Bengaluru faced severe power cuts between November 15 and 17 (Monday-Wednesday) due to the delay in project work throughout the city. Several areas of Bengaluru have experienced power cuts due to …

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Interventional Oncology Devices Market Size and Outlook 2028 | Major Companies – Silicon Valley Medical Instruments, Infraredx, Philips Volcano, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, GE Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Hitachi Aloka Medical America,

New Jersey, United States, – A recent market research report added to the repository of verified market reports is an in-depth analysis of the Interventional Oncology Devices Market. Based on the analysis of the historical growth and current scenario of the Interventional Oncology Device market, the report intends to offer …

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London VC Molten drops Tim Draper name in new branding

Draper Esprit, the FTSE 250 investment company, has now renamed itself Molten Ventures. The redesign ends the clear association with Tim Draper, who gave the company his name after Esprit joined the Draper Venture Network in 2015, a global alliance of independent venture capitalists. Draper is no longer involved in …

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Former Silicon Valley executives accused of fraud

SAN JOSE (KRON) – The Justice Department said it indicted two former Silicon Valley tech executives last week with fraud. Kevin Chao and Richard Sze, who were arrested on October 28, began working for Company-1, an industrial automation company that provides hardware and software services, when their old company was …

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The most expensive postal codes in the country, 2021

Even a global pandemic, ensuing recession, and lately inflation could not bring down the high prices of Silicon Valley homes. The country’s most expensive zip code is in the Silicon Valley suburb of Atherton, California, according to a recent report from the RealtyHop ad site. The median price of the …

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Tech billionaire helps Facebook whistleblower

Omidyar’s global philanthropic organization Luminate manages Haugen’s press and government relations in Europe, and his foundation last year donated $ 150,000 to Whistleblower Aid, the non-profit organization that provides legal representation and advice to Haugen. And Haugen’s senior public relations representative in the United States, former Obama spokesman Bill Burton, …

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How Adobe Became Silicon Valley’s Silent Reinventor

October 16, 2021 BY SILICON VALLEY standards, Adobe is a lackluster company. Nudging 40 he’s middle aged. It doesn’t grab the headlines with the mega-mergers or have a boastful CEO. “I feel very comfortable not being there hitting my chest,” confesses her boss, Shantanu Narayen, in a rare interview. All …

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Both sides must work together to tackle technology monopolies

One of the few things that most Republicans and Democrats agree on is the need to tackle big tech monopolies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Despite this bipartisan consensus, however, these companies have manipulated Washington to avoid accountability. Fortunately, Jonathan Kanter, who has been appointed to head the Justice Department’s …

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India Insight: a success in Silicon Valley

An employee works at a computer terminal against a backdrop of a photo of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at Kinfra High Tech Park’s Start-up Village in Kochi city, southern India, on the 13th. October 2012. REUTERS / Sivaram V BENGALURU, October 11 (Reuters Breakingviews) – There has never been …

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AppLovin buys MoPub from Twitter for $ 1.05 billion

SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter, Inc. has agreed to sell MoPub to AppLovin Corporation, a leading marketing software company based in Palo Alto, for $ 1.05 billion in cash. MoPub provides an advertising network for application publishers. Twitter bought the company for around $ 350 million in 2013, but sells it …

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Is Africa home to the next Silicon Valley?

The future is attitude and it’s electric … Join us in celebrating progress with Audi’s podcast on the future on 702. The Future is an Attitude podcast series presented by Audi features inspiring South Africans who think differently about the future and challenge the status quo by advancing the fields …

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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Presents ‘Lizard Boy’

POWER TRIO: Kirsten “Kiki” deLohr Helland, Justin Huertas and William A. Williams, creators and stars of the new musical Lizard Boy. While preparing for his first foray into writing a musical, theatrical prodigy Justin Huertas fell in love with the folk group Joseph. “Their harmonies were crazy,” he says, “and …

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Voices of Silicon Valley will present “Finally Together”

(Credit: Victor Xie) California-based Voices of Silicon Valley is expected to present “Together Finally” in November. The online showcase will feature the ensemble performing Berio’s famous masterpiece “Cries of London” as well as “Song of our Time”. Berio’s work will be presented in a semi-scenic production recorded in 3D / …

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CI Financial Completes US $ 5.2 Billion Acquisition of Silicon Valley RIA Portola Partners

MIAMI & TORONTO & MENLO PARK, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) (TSX: CIX, NYSE: CIXX) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Portola Partners Group LLC (“Portola Partners” or “Portola”), a Silicon Valley wealth management company dedicated to meeting the financial needs of high net …

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TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents “Lizard Boy”

Comic-infused indie folk-rock musical kicking off recipient Tony’s 51st season Tony Award recipient TheatreWorks Silicon Valley returns to in-person performances, kicking off 51st season with new indie folk-rock musical Lizard boy. A cast of three exceptionally talented actors / singers / musicians play a myriad of instruments from cello to …

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Apple Introduces Advanced 3D Maps for Bay Area, NY, LA

Apple updated its Maps software in iOS 15 with a new city experience that offers rich details, driving directions with better navigation, immersive walking routes displayed in augmented reality, and much more. The update, which spans the new map that Apple has spent years building from scratch, is now available …

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Whole Foods Adds $ 10 Delivery Fee – Silicon Valley

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner | CNN Affairs Amazon Prime users should soon say goodbye to free shipping from Whole Foods. Starting October 25, each Whole Foods delivery order placed by Amazon prime will include a delivery charge of $ 9.95. Amazon Prime members were notified of the change via email on …

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Peter Thiel, bane of Silicon Valley

Sep 25, 2021 FOR A MAN who wants to live forever, Peter Thiel has already done enough in his 53 years to leave mere mortals exhausted and above all frustrated. The venture capitalist, techno-utopian and scourge of the liberal left is a myriad of contradictions. He co-founded PayPal, a payments …

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Former Defense Secretary Mattis Applauded ‘Young Elizabeth’ But The Blossom Has Happened – Silicon Valley

Retired four-star General and former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis wrote admiring messages to Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes after she told him about her startup’s technology, but after joining the board, he came to question his promises, heard jurors at Holmes’ criminal fraud trial. Wednesday. “There just came a …

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See smart windows Lock up NTT’s newly opened silicon

MILPITAS, Calif., September 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – View, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIEW) (“View”), the leader in smart building technologies, today announced that its smart windows have been installed in the NTT’s new innovation head office, the NTT OneVision Center, in Sunnyvale, Calif., which officially opened this week. NTT, the world …

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Bruins attack defensively and beat Eagles 17-7

While the Santa Clara Bruins offense didn’t exactly paint a Picasso in the 17-7 win over the Los Altos Eagles on Friday night, their defense almost delivered an almost perfect masterpiece with their performance. . Their only flaw came midway through the third quarter when the Eagles tied the game …

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