Latest Santa Clara County, California Stories

2012-06-01 16:28:31

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com Utter the word start-up, and probably Silicon Valley comes to mind. While the area across the bay from San Francisco used to draw businesses funded by venture capital - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made the move across country to headquarter his business in Palo Alto - a new crop of start-up companies are setting up shop in San Francisco. Where Silicon Valley once was a hotbed for new tech companies, the city is seen as "boring" by some of the younger...

NASA's Third Rock Radio Rocks Smartphones
2012-01-11 08:36:32

NASA's Third Rock Radio just got mobile. Updates to the NASA App for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android now include a feature to listen to the agency's new online alternative rock radio station. "Now you can listen to great music in the same app that still provides all of NASA's amazing content wherever you are," said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. Third Rock - America's Space Station launched with a new...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.