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2014-05-01 23:03:32

Vandergriff recognized for her positive impact on Silicon Valley’s technology community & business leadership San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Today, Jody Vandergriff, CEO of WebDAM, was recognized as a 2014 Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Amongst Silicon Valley’s best, she will receive the distinguished award at the Women of Influence Awards Gala in San Jose, CA. Each year, the Business Journal profiles successful leaders in the business community and...

2014-05-01 08:44:57

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW) today announced that it will release its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended April 30, 2014 after U.S. markets close on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Palo Alto Networks will host a conference call that day at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time (4:30 p.m. Eastern time) to discuss the results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130508/SF04701LOGO Interested parties may access the...

2014-04-30 23:17:25

CTA member Brady Michel wins the latest California Casualty School Lounge Makeover contest for Gilbert High School in Anaheim, CA. Twice a year, deserving educators are picked at random to have a lounge at their school transformed into a more inviting, functional space where staff can take a break, recharge and interact with colleagues. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The staff lounge at Gilbert High School in Anaheim, California will soon be transformed by a $7,500 School Lounge...

2014-04-29 23:10:30

Longest Upward Trend in VC Confidence since Q3 2007 San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the first quarter of 2014, based on a March 2014 survey of 31 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 4.03 on a 5 point scale (with 5 indicating high confidence and 1 indicating low confidence). This quarter’s index measurement increased from the previous quarter’s confidence reading of 3.94. The Q1 confidence reading...

2014-04-28 08:36:42

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today SEIU United Service Workers West is launching an interactive online game, Dream Crusher, in which players face the challenge of making ends meet on a security officer's income of roughly $22,605 a year--well below the $77,261 that is needed for a family with two parents and two children in Silicon Valley. The creators of the game intend to transport techies away from their plush offices and into the Bay Area communities that...

2014-04-25 23:09:07

SVBTA (Silicon Valley Business Travel Association), a not-for-profit professional organization whose goal is to provide an educational forum for idea exchange while promoting member growth and development, offers a timely education day for Business Travel Professionals at the Sainte Claire Hotel in San Jose. Silicon Valley, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Silicon Valley Business Travel Association (SVBTA), a chapter affiliate of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), invites you to engage...

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2014-04-22 10:05:46

NASA Actor Harrison Ford was on location at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., last November to film a segment of Showtime's "Years of Living Dangerously" documentary on climate change. Ford toured the NASA Advanced Supercomputing facility where he met with scientists Rama Nemani of Ames and Matthew Hansen of the University of Maryland, College Park, to learn more about how NASA satellite data, research, and technologies are used around the world to better understand and...

2014-04-21 23:00:43

InfoObjects named No. 1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 InfoObjects Inc. of Santa Clara, a leading IT services company focused on data-driven software applications using the power of open source technologies and Big Data, received the top award in its category as the Best Place to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area. Being ranked No. 1 by the San Francisco Business Times/Silicon Valley Business Journal at the April 17 awards ceremony, InfoObjects...

2014-04-21 16:24:31

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Maps, Inc. the leading Promotional Map Design firm for High Tech industry hotbeds has launched the new TECH COAST Map campaign for 2015; the compelling map design depicts Southern California as a robust hotbed for creativity and business while featuring over 100 technology and industry related companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76895 TECH COAST Map & Calendar, the iconic industry symbol of technology...

2014-04-18 12:24:08

Recognized by The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TubeMogul, an enterprise software platform for video digital branding, has been recognized by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work. The award is based on employee assessments of the company's collaborative culture, progressive management philosophy and history of community...


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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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