Thursday, September 15, 2011

Inside Silicon Valley: the Google campus and many other world-class info companies

Silicon Valley is a term, says Wikipedia, which refers to the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California in the United States.

The region is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations.[1] The term originally referred to the region's large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, but eventually came to refer to all the high-tech businesses in the area.

Among the numerous tech companies in this region, which is sparked by the enormous brain power at Stanford Univ -

- H-P, or Hewlett-Packard
- Intel, a chip manufacture and design comany.
- Apple, where Steve Jobs has been king.
- EBay
- Paypal.
- Google, founded by Larry Page and Sergei Brin.
- YouTube.
- Blogger.
- Twitter.

The major exception is Microsoft and Bill Gates. They are in Seattle (Redmond, Wa).