2016 in the United States

January 8The Obama administration announces an alliance with tech companies—including Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter—to block the recruitment of Americans to Islamic extremist groups, specifically the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), via social media. January 9For the first time in its history, the national Powerball lottery prize surpasses $1 billion. January 1073rd Golden Globe Awards: The Revenant wins the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, with Leonardo DiCaprio winning the award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and Alejandro G. Iñárritu winning Best Director.

Open coopetition

., Apple, Samsung, Google, Nokia), collaborate which each other in the development of open-source projects (e.g., Webkit). Open-coopetition is a compound-word term bridging coopetition and open-source.

Santa Clara County, California

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Today, Santa Clara County is the headquarters for approximately 6500 high technology companies, including many of the largest tech companies in the world, among them hardware manufacturers AMD, Cisco Systems and Intel, computer and consumer electronics companies Apple Inc. and Hewlett-Packard, and internet companies eBay, Google, and Yahoo!. Most of what is considered to be Silicon Valley is located within the county, although some adjoining tech regions in San Mateo, (e.g., Facebook), Alameda, and Santa Cruz counties are also considered a part of Silicon Valley. According to the U.S.

List of University of California, Berkeley alumni in business and entrepreneurship

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Jonathan Khazam, MBA – corporate vice president of the Intel Architecture Group and general manager of the Visual and Parallel Computing Group at NASDAQ-100 semiconductor company Intel. Neil Y. Kim, B.S. EECS – Senior Vice President, Operations and Central Engineering of NASDAQ-100 broadband semiconductor company Broadcom. E. Floyd Kvamme, B.S. EECS 1959 – former vice president and president at NYSE-listed S&P 500 semiconductor manufacturer company National Semiconductor, former vice president at Apple Computer, venture capitalist Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Ernest Lam, B.S. EECS – former Vice President of Engineering at Teracent Corporation (when it was acquired by Google ).

Adobe Flash Player

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was highly critical of Flash Player, having published an open letter detailing Apple's reasoning for banning Flash from its iOS device family. Its usage has also waned because of modern web standards that allow some of Flash's use cases to be fulfilled without third-party plugins. In July 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for Flash Player in 2020, and continued to encourage the use of open HTML5 standards in place of Flash. The announcement was coordinated with Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla.

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.


In Europe, in recent years there is growing concern about Americanization through Google, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Apple Inc., and Uber, among many other Internet-oriented corporations based in the U.S. European governments have increasingly expressed concern regarding privacy issues, as well as antitrust and taxation issues regarding the new American giants. The Wall Street Journal in 2015 reported "deep concerns in Europe’s highest policy circles about the power of U.S. technology companies." Within the United States, the term Americanization refers to the process of acculturation by immigrants or annexed populations (e.g. the Californios) to American customs and values.


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.

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.

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, BMC, Boeing, Comcast, Danaher, EMC, Google, Intel, LinkedIn, MetroPCS, Oracle, Palo Alto Networks, Worldhotels, ResMed, Roper, Salesforce, Scott Safety, SAP, Stratoscale, Visa and Yahoo!. The firm’s current investment focus includes: * Battery Ventures (company website) Application software. IT infrastructure technologies. Consumer internet/mobile. Industrial technologies. Venture Capitalists Ride Boom in Technology IPOs. Bloomberg, June 25, 2011. Drama and Pragmatism Drive Fight Over a Hiring.

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, 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.

Alliance for Open Media

BBC, Intel, Cisco, Vidyo, Apple, Microsoft, and Broadcom ). • Amazon • Apple • ARM • Cisco • FacebookGoogle • IBM • Intel • Microsoft • Mozilla • Netflix • Nvidia • Adobe • AMD • Alibaba • Allegro DVT • Amlogic • Argon Design • Ateme • BBC Research & Development • Bitmovin • Broadcom • Chips&Media • Hulu • Ittiam • iQiyi • Kingsoft Cloud • NGCodec • Polycom • Realtek • Sigma Designs • Socionext • VeriSilicon • VideoLAN • Vidyo • Vimeo • Xilinx

Single-letter second-level domain

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). op.com (Ocean Pacific). pb.com (Pitney Bowes). pc.com (Intel Corp). pg.com (Procter & Gamble). pt.com (Performance Technologies Inc). pw.com (PricewaterhouseCoopers). qg.com (Quad/Graphics). qq.com (Tencent QQ). qz.com (Quartz/Atlantic Media). ra.com (AbbVie). rb.com (Reckitt Benckiser). rj.com (Royal Jordanian). rm.com (RM Education). rr.com (Charter for Time Warner Cable's former Roadrunner cable Internet system). rt.com (RT/RIA Novosti). sc.com (Standard Chartered). si.com (Sports Illustrated/Time Inc.). sm.com (SM Investments Corporation). so.com (Qihoo). st.com (STMicroelectronics). sv.com (MediaNews Group). td.com (Toronto-Dominion Bank). ti.com (Texas Instruments). to.com (Thinking

IOS version history

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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.

21st century

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However, Kosovo's independence was disputed by Russia and many of its allies and was only partially recognized. 2006 – On July 12, Hezbollah crossed the border of Lebanon and captured two Israeli soldiers. Israel responded by sending troops across the border and bombing Hezbollah strongholds, while Hezbollah fired missiles on towns in northern Israel, approximately 6 each day. At the end of the war 1,200 Lebanese civilians, 500 Hezbollah fighteres, 44 Israeli civilians and 121 Israeli soldiers died. A ceasefire was signed on August 14, after which Israeli troops withdrew from Lebanon. 2006 – North Korea conducted its first nuclear test on October 9.

List of S&P 500 companies

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The S&P 500 stock market index, maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices, comprises 505 common stocks issued by 500 large-cap companies and traded on American stock exchanges, and covers about 80 percent of the American equity market by capitalization. The index is weighted by free-float market capitalization, so more valuable companies account for relatively more of the index. The index constituents and the constituent weights are updated regularly using rules published by S&P Dow Jones Indices. Although the index is called the S&P "500", the index contains 505 stocks because it includes two share classes of stock from 5 of its component companies.