Silicon Valley

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Netflix To Give Workers With Babies A Year Of Paid Leave

Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year of paid leave in a move that could pressure other technology employers to improve their baby benefits as they vie for talent.

08/05/2015

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Group Of Techie Teens From Twin Cities Heading To Silicon Valley

A group of tech-minded teens from the Twin Cities is on the summer trip of a lifetime this week. It’s an all-expenses paid, hands-on field trip to Silicon Valley.

07/27/2015

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Tech Executive Mourned By Silicon Valley Luminaries

Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent couples.

05/05/2015

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Leads Emmy List With 19 Nods

“Game of Thrones” earns a leading 19 Emmy Award nominations, including for best drama series.

07/10/2014

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Target, Other Retailers Take On Silicon Valley

Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all. At first glance, this workplace resembles any Silicon Valley startup.

11/15/2013

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Bachmann: Solyndra Shows Obama’s Abuse Of Power

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says a half-billion dollar government loan to a solar energy manufacturer is an example of an “abuse of authority and power.”

09/16/2011