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Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software

Aquantia and AptoVision Unveil First Software-Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE) Solution for Pro-AV Market utilizing Aquantia's FPGA Programmable PHYSan Jose, Calif. and Montreal, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Aquantia Corp., a pioneer and market leader in high-speed Ethernet connectivity solutions for data centers, enterprise infrastructure and client connectivity has partnered with AptoVision, the pioneer in video over Ethernet technology to announce the..

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The Giant Race names Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as official charity partner

The San Francisco Giant Race Half Marathon will be a nationally featured event for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program The Giant Race Series has joined forces with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program to explore new frontiers in cancer treatments through fundraising. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)--the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access ..

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Famous People from San Francisco

When discussing famous people from San Francisco, probably the first person who comes to mind is Anthony Dominick Benedetto, or Tony Bennett as he is better known, who allegedly ‘left his heart in San Francisco’, in 1962, when he sang that most famous tune. The 86 year-old singer, who has won 17 Grammy Awards and sold over 50 million records worldwide, is still immensely popular and active in the entertainment industry … and his great song is often heard,..

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Scott Orich, Global Real Estate Agent

SVL: How long have you been in the Real Estate business?SO: I’ve been in real estate since 2004 beginning in Indiana then moving to California. I’m currently licensed and active in both states.SVL: What geographic areas and types of properties do you handle?SO: My niche is single family homes in the Almaden Valley area of San Jose.SVL: Where do you see Silicon Valley homes prices in 2017?SO: I feel that home prices will remain stable or have a slight incre..

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Meet Chris Wondolowski

If You Are Looking For A Great Role Model…You Need Not Look Beyond The Great “WONDO” I had the great pleasure the other day of meeting and talking with Chris Wondolowski, the San Jose Earthquakes and MLS (Major League Soccer) Striker and Star Player. I have met many “famous” people / star athletes before. But this was different. He was as interested and excited about talking with me, as I was with him. I complimented him on ‘this’ or ‘that’ and he would sa..

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Meet Kristin Connelly, East Bay Leader

BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER & MAKING A BIG DIFFERENCEI recently had the pleasure of talking with Kristin Connelly, the President and CEO of the East Bay Leadership Council. It was a delightful conversation that covered so much about the East Bay. We shared insights about the past and present. Kristin’s view of the future is certainly full of energy, enthusiasm and optimism. Kristin works to bring people and organizations together to foster a better futur..

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Meet Andrew Arild, Broker Associate At Mainstream Real Estate Group, Inc.

SVL: How long have you been in the Real Estate business?AA: I am in my 12th year. My life plan since I was young was to have 3 careers, this is the 2nd one. I left a career in the semiconductor technology world in Silicon Valley to take up real estate. I made that move about 5 years later than I should have but my career was still on an upward trajectory.SVL: What geographic areas and types of properties do you handle?AA: I work throughout San Mateo, Santa..

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Math Placement Law Is A Start; Schools Now Need To Draft Their Own Objective Measures

By Muhammed Chaudhry, CEO, Silicon Valley Education Foundation   The tech industry in Silicon Valley has long been disparaged for the lack of minorities in its ranks, especially Latino and African-American workers. But we can’t lay all the blame for the diversity deficit on tech companies. We have to look at our education system and the impediments some students face in taking basic courses, such as math, that are needed to set them on a path to become tom..

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Margaret Yost, Coldwell Banker Top 1%

SVL: How long have you been in the business?MY: I’ve been selling real estate for almost 30 years, so clearly, I love what I am doing!SVL: What geographic areas and type of properties do you handle?MY: We do a lot of business in Almaden Valley, but we also want to help our clients or people that they refer to us with their real estate needs in surrounding areas of Silicon Valley. We’ve sold everything from a modest townhome to a 9000-square foot luxury hom..

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Meet Jon Barron, Agent State Farm Insurance

SVL:  What are the benefits of combining auto, home and life insurance?JB:  By combining homeowner’s, auto, and life insurance, you get the multi-line discounts, and you have the benefit of one single company handling all the policies.  In addition, by protecting your mortgage for your loved ones, should you pass away, you are ensuring that your family will be able to stay in your home.SVL:  Do I really need Earthquake insurance if I already have a Homeown..

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Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley

New Lockheed Martin Lab in Silicon Valley "SPARC"s Interest in Space Science Atomic particle accelerator--one of only a few in the world--brings new capability to Silicon Valley's space industryPALO ALTO, Calif., /PRNewswire/ -- What sounds like science fiction is now reality for a new Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) laboratory in Silicon Valley. Technicians from Denmark installed a new linear particle accelerator at the company's Advanced Technology Center to..

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"Watching Your Health" by Scott Budman

It will tell you the time. The weather. Your stock prices. You can book an Uber ride, a hotel room, or a pizza, all by touching the screen. But, unlike your smartphone, you don’t have to expend the effort to take it out of your pocket. After all the hype, the Apple Watch is here. My first impression? It’s an awful lot like an iPhone – not that that’s a bad thing – but with a much smaller screen. Now, to be honest, if you’ve already spent the money for a sm..

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Vicki Hennessy, SF’s first elected woman sheriff

On November 3rd, 2015, Vicki Hennessy was elected by a large 61% of the vote and on January 8th, 2016, she was sworn in to become San Francisco’s first-ever elected woman sheriff. Since joining the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in 1975, Sheriff Hennessy has had a truly distinguished, storied career. In 1983, in what was just seven years, she reached the rank of Captain, becoming the youngest in California to do so. Then, in 1997, she became the Chief ..

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Tech’s Young Guns

By Scott Budman:They’re the Young Guns. Seen by some as too young and too cocky; seen by others as the future of the world’s greatest wealth creation engine. Here in Silicon Valley, we hold a special place for young executives. Men and women who wouldn’t get the time of day in most traditional smokestack industries, but who are treated like royalty in tech. They start companies, convince people twice their age to part with hundreds of millions of dollars i..

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County Approves Plan to Build All-Inclusive Playgrounds

SAN JOSE – The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to jumpstart an effort to build all-inclusive playgrounds for children and families with disabilities throughout the County. Introduced by Supervisor Joe Simitian and Supervisor Cindy Chavez, the proposal for all-inclusive playgrounds to be built in each of the County’s five Supervisorial districts sets aside $10 million in funding for playgrounds built to be truly accessible for chil..

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Lessons from Bill King: Renaissance Man of The Mic

Holy Toledo! Nobody could ever say it like Bill King! Nobody!  The life and times of Bill King … a trip down memory lane … unlike any other … a great man who transcended sports … greatly … and life, too. So many pictures … so many memories. It’s funny how things come full circle. Oakland A’s Announcer, Ken Korach, in his childhood grew up in Southern California. He had his share of broadcast heroes right there: Vin Scully, Chick Hearn, Dick Enberg, three o..

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