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2014-10-23 23:09:42

New research just released by University of San Francisco (USF) Professor Mark Cannice shows a drop in confidence levels of venture capitalists. The Q3 reading is the first recorded decline in confidence in two years. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the third quarter of 2014, based on a September 2014 survey of 33 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.89 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating...

2014-10-22 12:25:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast California's Regional Senior Vice President, Hank Fore, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153567 Fore oversees all of Comcast's operations in Northern and Central California, serving more than 2.2 million customers and managing more than 5,500 employees. Under his leadership, Comcast California was named as one of the "Best Places to...

2014-10-21 20:22:25

This year's edition reflects the rich diversity of cuisine in Northern California SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today announced its highly regarded star selections for the ninth edition of the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153545 In this new edition two restaurants are making the leap from two to three stars: Benu, where chef Corey Lee uses incredibly precise culinary technique in his...

2014-10-15 12:27:06

Michelin designation represents quality dining at a good value SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin revealed a list of 78 restaurants in the greater San Francisco area that received its highly regarded Bib Gourmand designation, which represents eateries that offer excellent food at a reasonable price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040818/MICHELIN Bib Gourmand restaurants are selected by Michelin's anonymous food inspectors and represent restaurants that...

2014-10-14 08:27:02

Beloved Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia will have several pieces displayed at the Centre National d'art Contemporain Le Magasin located in Grenoble, France. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GarciaWeirGallery.com is honored to announce that the multi-talented Jerry Garcia will have his artwork on display in a museum setting for the first time. Jerry's daughter, Keelin Garcia, and his wife, Manasha, recently donated several pieces of the late virtuoso's artwork to the...

2014-10-06 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has formally delivered to Alaskan officials a new technology that could help pilots flying over the vast wilderness expanses of the northern-most state. The technology is designed to help pilots make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO S. Peter Worden, director...

2014-10-03 12:27:41

Premier Conference for Chip, Board and Systems Design Engineers to take place January 27-30, 2015 in Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DesignCon, the premier conference for chip, board and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, today launched the full conference agenda and registration for the 2015 event. The country's largest event created for engineers by engineers and produced by UBM Tech, DesignCon takes place...

2014-10-02 20:21:07

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a filing today with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) asked that any penalty associated with the 2010 explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno be reasonable, proportionate and focus on what matters most to all parties involved - investing in gas safety. In a statement, the company said: "PG&E deeply regrets the loss of life, injuries, and the effect on the San...

2014-10-02 12:35:46

PALO ALTO, California, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley USPTO Director John Cabeca to deliver keynote address Panelists include experts from Microsoft, Aruba Networks, Square Inc. and leading Californian law firm Procopio CPA Global [http://www.cpaglobal.com ], the world's leading provider of intellectual property (IP) management services and software, will host the Silicon Valley IP Forum: Faster, Smarter...

2014-09-24 23:12:39

When AV Integrators for the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum needed a digital signage solution to power its 117-panel high-tech wall, it looked to Videotel, Inc. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 When developers for the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum needed a digital signage solution to power its 117-panel high-tech wall, it looked to Videotel Inc.’s HD2600 industrial DVD player to do the job. Created to honor the trailblazing heritage of Sunnyvale, Calif., through docent-led...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin