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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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In 1999, Silicon Forest got 175 mentions to an alarming 1,468 for Silicon Alley.
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The Silicon Forest Forum is an ideal value for the business community, offering attendees a view into strategic trends and issues that can help them move their businesses forward," said Keith Larson, managing director, Intel Capital.
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The heart of the Silicon Forest remains in Washington County, but high tech companies are sprouting all over the state.
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The MMD Signature Research Center is an ideal interaction between our powerful Silicon Forest industry cluster and several unique research assets at our public universities and at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory," said Rich Linton, vice president for research and graduate studies and dean of the graduate school at the University of Oregon.
The awards were followed by the annual Silicon Forest Ball with dancing to jazz music by the Chicago-based Nick Colionne band.