List of University of California, Berkeley alumni in business

List of University of California, Berkeley alumni in business and entrepreneurshipList of§Founders and co–founders
D 1992 – co-founder of Where 2 Technologies (which was acquired by Google and renamed to Google Maps ); co-founder of Google Wave; researcher at Facebook. Neil Renninger, Ph.D. - co-founder of Ripple Foods. In Sik Rhee, B.S. EECS 1993 – co-founder (with Marc Andreessen) of software company LoudCloud (which was renamed to Opsware and was acquired by HP for $1.6 billion ). Danae Ringelmann, MBA 2008 – co-founder (with Eric Schell, MBA 2008) of Internet crowdfunding company IndieGoGo. Warren Robinett, M.S. C.S. 1976 – originator of Easter eggs, co-founder of edutainment software company The Learning Company (acquired by Mattel for $3.8 billion ). Terry Rosen, Ph.D.

List of California companies

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Facebook. Facedown Records. Factory 2-U. Fallen Footwear. Famous Stars and Straps. Farmers Insurance Group. Fatburger. First American Corporation. First Republic Bank. Fisher Investments. Fitbit. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. Flip Skateboards. Food 4 Less. Forever 21. Forum Snowboarding. Fosters Freeze. Fox Broadcasting Company. Fox Racing. Franklin Templeton Investments. Freedom Debt Relief. Gap Inc. Gateway, Inc. Genentech. General Atomics. Genesys. Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Gilead Sciences. Girl Distribution Company. Global One Lending. Golden State Warriors, LLC. Google. GoPro. Granite Construction. Granite Horizon. Green Flash Brewing Company.

Equality Act (United States)

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These include internet and technology companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, IBM, Facebook, Airbnb, Twitter, Intel, and Netflix. Other companies supporting the act include Visa, Mastercard, Abercrombie & Fitch, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines. Furthermore, many celebrities have expressed their support for the Equality Act and urged Congress to pass it. These include Alexandra Billings, Karamo Brown, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Nyle DiMarco, Sally Field, Marcia Gay Harden, Dustin Lance Black, Jaime Lee Curtis, Jane Lynch, Justina Machado, Adam Rippon, Taylor Swift, Bella Thorne, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

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. * The firm represented Apple, Inc. in its patent infringement suit against Samsung (Apple v. Samsung) relating to the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, and won an injunction in June 2012 blocking the sale of the Galaxy Nexus phone in the United States. The injunction was vacated in October 2012 based on the results of the trial. The firm is representing Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, in a $17 billion contract dispute with purported seed money financier Paul Ceglia. The firm is defending Intel against several multibillion-dollar antitrust lawsuits filed by AMD and the European Union.

Adobe Flash Player

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In April 2010, Steve Jobs, at the time CEO of Apple Inc. published an open letter explaining why Apple would not support Flash on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. In the letter he blamed problems with the "openness", stability, security, performance, and touchscreen integration of the Flash Player as reasons for refusing to support it. He also claimed that when one of Apple's Macintosh computers crashes, "more often than not" the cause can be attributed to Flash, and described Flash as "buggy". Adobe's CEO Shantanu Narayen responded by saying, "If Flash [is] the number one reason that Macs crash, which I'm not aware of, it has as much to do with the Apple operating system."

List of chief executive officers

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The following is a list of chief executive officers of notable companies. The list also includes lead executives with a position corresponding to chief executive officer (CEO), such as managing director (MD), and any concurrent positions held.

List of Stanford University people

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Scott Forstall (B.S., M.S.), former senior vice president of iPhone software at Apple Inc. Richard P. Gabriel (Ph.D.), computer scientist. Héctor García-Molina (Ph.D. and professor in CS), SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award. Craig Gentry (Ph.D), computer scientist, 2010 Grace Murray Hopper awardee, noted for solving "fully homomorphic encryption", a breakthrough in public-key encryption. Edward Ginzton (Ph.D. and prof), pioneer of microwave electronics, winner of IEEE medal of honor. Ian Goodfellow (B.S. and M.S.), developer of generative adversarial networks. Susan L. Graham (Ph.D. in CS), IEEE John Von Neumann prize winner.


Of the top ten global brands (2017) by revenue, seven are based in the United States : Apple Inc., Google, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Amazon (company), Facebook and IBM. Coca-Cola, which previously held the top spot, is often viewed as a symbol of Americanization, giving rise to the term "Coca-Cola diplomacy" for anything emblematic of America's soft power. Fast food is also often viewed as being a symbol of U.S. marketing dominance. Companies such as McDonald's, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Domino's Pizza among others have numerous outlets around the world. Many of the world's biggest computer companies are also U.S.

Battery Ventures

In its 35-year history, Battery has invested in more than 400 companies globally resulting in more than 60 IPOs and more than 170 M&A events by acquirers including Adobe, Apple, AppNeta, BMC, Boeing, BigPanda, Comcast, Danaher, Dataiku, EMC, Google, HotelTonight, Intel, KeyMe, LinkedIn, MetroPCS, Narrative Science, Neolane, Netezza, Niantic, OutlookSoft, Oracle, Panaya, Palo Alto Networks, Prizeo, Qteros, Reflektion, Worldhotels, ResMed, Roper, Salesforce, Scott Safety, SAP, Stratoscale, Visa, WebPT, Yahoo!, and Yesware. The firm’s current investment focus includes: * Battery Ventures (company website) Application software. IT infrastructure technologies. Consumer internet/mobile.


The firm has worked with clients including Google, Nike, Intel, Facebook, ESPN, and Samsung. JESS3 was founded in 2007 by web designer Jesse Thomas, its CEO. JESS3 is a creative interactive agency specializing in producing videos and graphics to explain complex information through "visual storytelling". The firm originally focused on design work, and later added services including social media strategy, research and development of interactive installations. The firm's eventual name was conceived by Thomas when he was a student, who replaced the "e" in his first name with the numeral "3", inspired by Eminem's logo.

Amazon (company)
In November 2018, Amazon reached an agreement with Apple Inc. to sell selected products through the service, via the company and selected Apple Authorized Resellers. As a result of this partnership, only Apple Authorized Resellers may sell Apple products on Amazon effective January 4, 2019.

History of tablet computers

Early tablet computers
Microsoft released fourth generation of the Surface Pro, the Surface Pro 4 and 2-in-1 convertible tablet that could be folded like a laptop called the Surface Book, both came with the sixth generation Skylake Intel processors. Apple released the iPad Pro, being one of the largest tablet devices ever made. It features a 12.9-inch display. It also released accessories at the same time such as its first tablet point device, the Apple Pencil. 2016. Apple released the iPad Pro in a 9.7-inch display that had a 256 GB option, the largest amount of storage available on a consumer tablet. 2017. Apple released the iPad, its lowest cost 9.7-inch tablet.

List of multinational corporations

Facebook. FedEx Express. Ferrero. Fiat. Ficosa. FIS (company). Ford Motor Company. FPT Group. France Télécom. Fujitsu. Future Group. Gap Inc. Garmin. Gazprom. General Electric. General Motors. Generali. Gerdau. Giant Bicycles. Gillette. Glaxo Smith Kline. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Google. Haier. Halliburton. Hankook Tire. Hasee. HCL Technologies. Hearst Corporation. Heineken. Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Hilti. Hindustan Computers Limited. Hitachi. Honda. Honeywell. HP Inc. HSBC. HTC. Huawei. Hutchison Whampoa Limited. Hytera. Hyundai Motor Company. IBM. ICAP. ICICI Bank. IKEA. Illinois Tool Works. Indesit. Indofood. Infosys. infiCare Software's. ING Group. Ingersoll Rand. Impex.

List of company name etymologies

Intel – Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore initially incorporated their company as N M Electronics. Someone suggested Moore Noyce Electronics but it sounded too close to "more noise". Later, Integrated Electronics was proposed but it had already been taken, so they used the initial syllables (INTegrated ELectronics). To avoid potential conflicts with other companies with similar names, Intel purchased the name rights for $15,000 from a company called Intelco. (Source: Intel 15 Years Corporate Anniversary Brochure). ITC – established in 1910 as the Imperial Tobacco Company. J. C. Penney – from James Cash Penney, founder of the department store chain.

Economy of California

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He is credited with nurturing Hewlett-Packard, Varian Associates, and other high-tech firms such as Apple Inc., Google, etc. in what would become Silicon Valley that grew up around the Stanford campus. Despite the development of other high-tech economic centers throughout the United States and the world, Silicon Valley continues to be a leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, accounting for one-third of all of the venture capital investment in the United States. Geographically, Silicon Valley encompasses all of the Santa Clara Valley, the southern Peninsula, and the southern East Bay.

Alliance for Open Media

BBC, Intel, Cisco, Vidyo, Apple, Microsoft, and Broadcom ). As of October 2019: • Amazon • Apple • ARM • Cisco • FacebookGoogle • IBM • Intel • Microsoft • Mozilla • Netflix • Nvidia • Samsung Electronics • Tencent • Adobe • • Alibaba • Allegro DVT • AMD • Amlogic • Argon Design • Ateme • BBC Research & Development • Broadcom • Beijing Kingsoft Cloud Internet Technology • Bitmovin • CableLabs • Chips&Media • Gfycat • Hulu • Ittiam • iQiyi • NGCodec • Polycom • Realtek • Sigma Designs • Socionext • V-Silicon • VeriSilicon • ViCue Soft • VideoLAN • Vidyo • Vimeo • Visionular • Xilinx *

2000s (decade)

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Israeli withdrawal from the Israeli security zone in southern Lebanon – on May 25, 2000, Israel withdrew IDF forces from the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon in southern Lebanon after 22 years. In July 2000 the Camp David 2000 Summit was held which was aimed at reaching a "final status" agreement between the Palestinians and the Israelis. The summit collapsed after Yasser Arafat would not accept a proposal drafted by American and Israeli negotiators.

Silicon Hills

Technology companies with offices in the area include Advanced Micro Devices,, Apple Inc., ARM Holdings, Cisco, eBay, ESO, Facebook, Google, IBM, Indeed, Intel, Procore, Silicon Labs, Texas Instruments, Oracle Corporation, VMWare, and many others. Dell's worldwide headquarters are located in Round Rock, a suburb of Austin. Austin was one of the top areas for venture capital with investors investing $621 million in 2013 (43% of that went to software and semiconductor firms). Some venture capital investors include Austin Ventures, Central Texas Angels Network, and Tritium Partners.


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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian Prime Minister Yasser Arafat agree to the Israeli–Palestinian peace process at the culmination of the Oslo Accords, negotiated by the United States President Bill Clinton on 13 September 1993. By signing the Oslo accords, the Palestine Liberation Organization recognize Israel's right to exist, while Israel permitted the creation of an autonomous Palestinian National Authority consisting of the Gaza Strip and West Bank which was implemented in 1994.

IOS version history

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Safari now supports USB, Lightning, and NFC security keys. }. iPhone. iPhone (1st generation). iPhone 3G. iPhone 3GS. iPhone 4 (GSM version). iPhone 4 (CDMA version). iPhone 4S. iPhone 5. iPhone 5C. iPhone 5S. iPhone 6. iPhone 6 Plus. iPhone 6S. iPhone 6S Plus. iPhone SE. iPhone 7 with Intel PMB9943 modem. iPhone 7 with Qualcomm MDM9645 modem. iPhone 7 Plus with Intel PMB9943 modem. iPhone 7 Plus with Qualcomm MDM9645 modem. iPhone 8 with Intel PMB9948 modem. iPhone 8 with Qualcomm MDM9655 modem. iPhone 8 Plus with Intel PMB9948 modem. iPhone 8 Plus with Qualcomm MDM9655 modem. iPhone X with Intel PMB9948 modem. iPhone X with Qualcomm MDM9655 modem. iPhone XS. iPhone XS Max. iPhone XR. iPhone

Information Technology Industry Council

Apple. Autodesk. Canon Inc. Cognizant. Corning Inc. Dell. Dropbox (service). eBay. Equinix. Ericsson. Ernst & Young. Facebook. Fujitsu. Google. Grant Thornton. Honeywell. HP Inc. Hewlett Packard Enterprise. IBM. Intel. Intuit. Iron Mountain (company). Juniper Networks. Keysight Technologies. Lenovo. Lexmark. Logitech. Mastercard. McAfee. Microsoft. Motorola Solutions. NCR Corporation. NetApp. Nielsen Holdings. Verizon Media. Oracle Corporation. Palo Alto Networks. PwC. Qualcomm. Rapid7. Sabre Corporation. Salesforce. Samsung. SAP SE. Schneider Electric. ServiceNow. SoftBank. SWIFT. Synopsys. Tata Consultancy Services. Tenable. Teradata. Texas Instruments. Toshiba. Toyota. Twitter. Verisign.

Iranian Americans

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KG (formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications), Omid Kordestani of Twitter and former Senior Vice President of Google, CEO of YouTube Salar Kamangar, Sina Tamaddon of Apple Inc., and Shahram Dabiri Lead Producer for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft from 1999 to 2007. Philanthropy: Many Iranian-Americans are active philanthropists and leaders in improving their community. In 2006, the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center was the recipient of a $10 million donation from an Iranian-American couple based in Houston, Texas.

Los Altos, California

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Andrew Grove, co-founder and former CEO of Intel. Juli Inkster, LPGA golfer. Sergey Brin, one of the Google founders. Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe Systems. Andrew L. Lewis, US Navy Vice-Admiral and Commander, United States Second Fleet. William E. Moerner, 2014 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Michele Raffin, writer and founder of Pandemonium Aviaries. Mary G. Ross, the first Native American female engineer. Allan Bakke, student who challenged the practice of affirmative action in the 1978 landmark Supreme Court decision Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.

List of companies based in the San Francisco Bay Area

Apple Inc. (103) – Cupertino. Applied Materials (270) – Santa Clara. Asus – Fremont. Barracuda Networks – Campbell. Brocade Communications Systems – Santa Clara. Cisco Systems (71) – San Jose. Digidesign – Daly City. Dust Networks – Hayward. E-mu Systems – Scotts Valley. Fairchild Semiconductor – San Jose. Fitbit – San Francisco. Fujitsu Computer Products of America – Sunnyvale. Genesis Microchip – Santa Clara. Hewlett Packard (14) – Palo Alto. Hitachi Data Systems – Santa Clara. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies – San Jose. Integrated Device Technology – San Jose. Intel (60) – Santa Clara. Jawbone – San Francisco. JDS Uniphase – Milpitas. Juniper Networks – Sunnyvale.

Outline of computers

Apple. Linux. Business computers. IBM. Oracle. Internet. Google. Facebook. Yahoo!. AOL. eBay. PayPal. List of software development philosophies. Programming Language. CNET. ZDNet. Huffington Post. Techcrunch. Engadget. News Corp. All things D. List of pioneers in computer science. Charles Babbage. Alan Turing. Grace Hopper. Thomas J. Watson. Thomas Watson, Jr. Bill Gates. Paul Allen. Steve Jobs. Steve Wozniak. Robert Noyce. Andrew Grove. Linus Torvalds. Outline of computer engineering. Outline of computer programming. Outline of computer science. Outline of computer security. Outline of computer vision. Outline of computing.