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San Jose Tech Industry Helps Create New Jobs In Other Industries

While demand for tech jobs in San Jose remain high, Silicon Valley has helped spur the economy by creating new jobs and businesses in other industries.

07/18/2014

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$100M Donated To San Francisco Hospital For Research To Cut Premature Births

A San Francisco hospital will use a $100 million gift to focus on premature birth around the globe.

04/24/2014

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is seen in this undated handout. (Brian Smale/Microsoft via Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft Names New CEO; Gates’ New Role

Microsoft has named a successor to retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. Satya Nadella becomes only the third chief executive in the company’s nearly 40-year history.

02/04/2014

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Bill Gates Backs SF Startup To Create Vegetarian Egg Substitute

Can plants replace eggs? A San Francisco startup backed by Bill Gates believes they can.

12/08/2013

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Yahoo / Tumblr Deal Renews Debate Over Techie Dropouts

t’s one thing to say tech geniuses don’t need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we’ve got David Karp, who doesn’t even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

05/20/2013

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Opinion: Don’t Let Obama Convince You That American Success Is Bad

During the current election campaign, for the first time in American history, President Barack Obama and the “left” have made success in America to be negative.

10/22/2012

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs and Microsoft's former head Bill Gates. (Getty Images)

Dying Steve Jobs Kept Letter From Bill Gates At Bedside

Here’s just the latest reported evidence that the late Steve Jobs and Bill Gates had a strong relationship at the time of the Apple icon’s death.

01/30/2012

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bill Gates Gives $700,000 To Defeat Proposition 23

The campaign against Proposition 23 — the ballot initiative that would push back California’s landmark global warming law — is getting another big financial boost from a high-tech billionaire.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gates Foundation Gives San Francisco A $3 Million Education Grant

The city of San Francisco has been awarded $3 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help more kids get to– and get through college.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/27/2010

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