22 Facts About Silicon Valley

1. Silicon Valley is a region in the southern Bay Area of Northern California that serves as a global center for high technology, innovation and social media.

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2. Silicon Valley is a main ingredient in very low-tech creations, including bricks and ceramics.

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3. Silicon Valley is a semiconductor, meaning that it does conduct electricity.

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4. Silicon Valley is the seventh-most abundant element in the universe and the second-most abundant element on the planet, after oxygen, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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5. Silicon Valley refers to the Santa Clara Silicon Valley, located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay, while Silicon refers to the high concentration of semiconductor and computer-related industries in the area.

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6. Silicon Valley includes the northern part of Santa Clara Valley and adjacent communities in the southern parts of the San Francisco Peninsula and East Bay.

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7. Silicon Valley is the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in California in the United States.

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8. Silicon Valley nails the true spirit of the Bay Area tech corridor and the people who inhabit its cubicles—sometimes, a little too well.

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9. Silicon Valley is very much a boy's club—so much so that it gave Amanda Crew, who plays Pied Piper board member Monica Hall, pause when it came time to audition.

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10. Silicon Valley had begun to worry about Japanese competition by the late 1970s.

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11. Silicon Valley has the dreamers, diversity, and intelligence for it.

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12. Silicon Valley is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California that serves as a global center for high technology, innovation and social media.

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13. Silicon Valley is generally considered to have been the center of the dot-com bubble, which started in the mid-1990s and collapsed after the NASDAQ stock market began to decline dramatically in April 2000.

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14. Silicon Valley based tech company Brightedge finds room to grow in Cleveland.

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15. Silicon Valley is so expensive that people who make $400,000.

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16. Silicon Valley is home to the high-tech superstore retail chain Fry's Electronics.

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17. Silicon Valley has the highest average high-tech salary in the United States at $144,800.

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18. Silicon Valley has a social and business ethos that supports innovation and entrepreneurship.

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19. Silicon Valley is home to a significant number of "Unicorn" ventures, referring to startup companies whose valuation has exceeded $1 billion dollars.

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20. Silicon Valley has significantly influenced computer operating systems, software, and user interfaces.

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21. Silicon Valley was born through several contributing factors intersecting, including a skilled STEM research base housed in area universities, plentiful venture capital, and steady US Department of Defense spending.

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22. Silicon Valley is a region in the southern San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California which serves as a global center for high technology, innovation and social media.

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