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2014-10-28 12:37:07

Representatives from Stanford University, Synopsys and Efficient Power Conversion Corporation to Take the Stage Jan. 27-30 in Santa Clara SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DesignCon, the premier conference for chip, board and systems design engineers in the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities, today announced its robust keynote lineup as it enters its twentieth year. Influential electronic design professionals from Stanford University, Synopsys and Efficient...

2014-10-28 08:23:18

Regional Pavement Quality Average Unchanged for Fifth Consecutive Year OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon. Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) puts the region's 2013 pavement condition index (PCI) score at 66 out...

2014-10-27 23:09:03

Outsourced financial services firm ranked in top 50 of fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS), an outsourced financial services firm that provides accounting, CFO, strategic finance, tax, and valuation services and support to small to mid-sized businesses nationwide, has been ranked #13 on Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Award for 2014. As Silicon Valley...

2014-10-24 16:27:38

Silicon Valley Business Journal honors security software company SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, was ranked #27 among the fastest growing privately-held companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in its elite 2014 Fast Private list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131205/SF27989LOGO "We're thrilled that our growth rate puts us among the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley,"...

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...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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