Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley

An area in California, centering on San Francisco and San Jose, known for the large number of computer and internet companies. Silicon Valley became important during the dot-com bubble in the 1990s. It remains important both in investing and for the technical expertise of its companies and employees. Prominent companies such as Google and Intel are headquartered in Silicon Valley.
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Israel is known as the world s startup nation with its own dedicated high-tech district known as Silicon Wadi.
Netanyahu after the signing, calling for a direct flight linking the two technology hubs said, "The best brains in the world are in silicon valley and in silicon wadi (valley), many of them speak Hebrew, but we need to get them to fly back and forth .
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