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Silicon Valley
Last modified: Thursday, April 24, 1997 

A nickname for the region south of San Francisco that contains an unusually high concentration of computer companies. Silicon is the most common semiconductor material used to produce chips.

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Silicon Valley Online 
Provides an interactive map of Silicon Valley, where you can receive information on area businesses. In addition, this site provides a directory of company fact sheets, directions and maps, and a history of the area.

Silicon Valley Network page
Home page of the Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network. It offers publications and videos, information on upcoming events, a map of the valley, links to Silicon Valley news publications, and professional associations.

Silicon Valley news
This page, from the San Jose Mercury News, provides an annual ranking of Silicon Valley's 150 largest companies. In addition, there are links to Web sites that contain information on Silicon Valley, as well as other news stories.

Yahoo!'s Silicon Valley page
Yahoo!'s directory of the Silicon Valley area.

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