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Craig Lee for The New York Times Salsiccia cruda di Bra, spiced veal and pork sausage on grilled crostini and salumi, at Perbacco. More Photos » Northern Italians, mostly from Liguria (specifically Genoa), were among the first European immigrants to arrive in San Francisco in significant numbers, right about the time of the Gold Rush.
Santa Clara ( pron.: / ˌ s æ n t ə ˈ k l ær ə / ), founded in 1777 and incorporated in 1852, is a city in Santa Clara County , in the U.S. state of California . The city is the site of the eighth of 21 California missions , Mission Santa Clara de Asís , and was named after the mission. The Mission and Mission Gardens are located on the grounds of Santa Clara University. Saint Clare is the patron saint of Santa Clara. [ 2 ] The population was 116,468 at the 2010 census. It is the ninth most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area .
Agilent Technologies ( NYSE : A ), or Agilent , is a global company that designs and manufactures electronic and bio-analytical measurement instruments and equipment for measurement and evaluation. Many of Agilent's predecessor product lines were developed by Hewlett-Packard , the American computing company founded in 1939. In 1999, the product lines not directly connected with computers, storage, and imaging were grouped into a separate company (Agilent), the stock of which was offered to the public in an initial public offering . The Agilent IPO may have been the largest in the history of Silicon Valley [ 6 ] at the time.
Coordinates : Nvidia ( pron.: / ɪ n ˈ v ɪ d i ə / in- VID -eeə ) [ 1 ] is an American global technology company based in Santa Clara, California . Nvidia manufactures graphics processing units (GPUs), as well as having a significant stake in manufacture of system-on-a-chip units (SOCs) for the mobile computing market. Nvidia and chief rival AMD Graphics Technologies (formerly ATI Technologies ) have dominated the high performance GPU market, pushing other manufacturers to smaller, niche roles. Nvidia's primary GPU product line labeled " GeForce " is in direct competition with AMD's " Radeon " products. In addition to GPU manufacturing, Nvidia provides parallel processing capabilities to researchers and scientists that allow them to efficiently run high-performance applications.
Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold computers , computer components, computer software , and information technology services and that created the Java programming language, and the Network File System (NFS). Sun significantly evolved several key computing technologies, among them Unix, RISC Processors, Thin Client Computing, and virtualized computing. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. [ 2 ] At its height, Sun headquarters were in Santa Clara, California (part of Silicon Valley ), on the former west campus of the Agnews Developmental Center . On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US$7.4 billion, based on an agreement signed on April 20, 2009. [ 3 ] The following month, Sun Microsystems, Inc. was merged with Oracle USA, Inc. to become Oracle America, Inc. [ 4 ]
Applied Materials, Inc. is an American semiconductors maker corporation serving the semiconductor , TFT LCD display, Glass, WEB and solar (crystalline and thin film ) manufacturing industries. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California in the Silicon Valley . Applied Materials creates and commercializes nanomanufacturing technology used in the production of semiconductor ( integrated circuit ) chips for electronic gear, flat panel displays for computers and television, glass coatings for homes and buildings, web ( flexible substrate ) coatings for industry and photovoltaic solar cells and modules using both thin film and crystalline (aka wafer or bulk ) photovoltaic technology. Applied Materials is also participating in the lighting industry through the European OPAL 2008 (Organic Phosphorescent lights for Applications in the Lighting market 2008) Program with the aim to develop a production technology for organic light-emitting diodes . [ edit ] History
Coordinates : Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California . Intel is the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. [ 3 ] It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors , the processors found in most personal computers. Intel Corporation, founded on July 18, 1968, is a portmanteau of Int egrated El ectronics (the fact that "intel" is the term for intelligence information was also quite suitable). [ 4 ] Intel also makes motherboard chipsets , network interface controllers and integrated circuits , flash memory , graphic chips , embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.
Coordinates : The Leland Stanford Junior University , commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford , is an American private research university located in Stanford , California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto . [ note 1 ] It is situated in the northwestern Silicon Valley , approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of San Jose and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of San Francisco. [ 8 ] Stanford is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in the United States and the world. [ 9 ] [ 10 ] [ 11 ] [ 12 ] [ 13 ] Leland Stanford , Governor and United States Senator of California and leading railroad tycoon, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford , founded the university in 1891 in memory of their son, Leland Stanford, Jr. , who died of typhoid two months before his 16th birthday.
San Francisco ( / ˌ s æ n f r ə n ˈ s ɪ s k oʊ / ), officially the City and County of San Francisco , is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area . The only consolidated city-county in California, [ 11 ] San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km 2 ) [ 12 ] on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula , giving it a density of about 17,179 people per square mile (6,632 people per km 2 ). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City . [ 13 ] San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California, after Los Angeles , San Diego and San Jose , and the 14th most populous city in the United States—with a population of 805,235 as of the 2010 Census .
Easter, Any Way You Want It Thursday March 28, 2013 Photo by Steve Cole/Photodisc Sunday is Easter, and starting Saturday, the Bay Area offers a range of ways to celebrate it, from kiddie-cute to adult-irreverent. Our Easter guide has the details. For a splurge, head to one of the many fine San Francisco hotels serving special Easter brunches --with entertainment for kids as a bonus.
March 23, 2008 by clander San Francisco is one of the top US destinations for white people in terms of both travel and living. It is universally agreeable and is a safe discussion topic for any situation.
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