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Intel on Thursday announced Brian Krzanich has been selected to be the company's sixth chief executive, taking the helm of one of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies at a time when the company is struggling to gain traction in mobile computing....
Donald Payne New Jersey's 1st black congressman Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
Nation NowRobert Noyce: Google Doodle honors Robert Noyce, the co-inventor of the microchip. Robert Noyce. The microchip was small in size, enormous in impact....
Culture MonsterUCLA's Fowler Museum has received $2 million endowment to help pay the salary of its curator of African arts. The donation comes from Jay Last, one of the founders of Silicon Valley and the high-tech industry....
Willard S. Boyle, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in physics for the invention of the revolutionary imaging device that is at the heart of digital cameras of all descriptions, died May 7 at a hospital in his home town of Wallace, Canada. He was 86 and had...
Gerald A. "Jerry" Lawson, an electronics engineer and video game pioneer who led the team that developed the first cartridge-based home video game console system to hit the market in the mid-1970s, has died. He was 70. Lawson, who lived in Santa Clara,...
One scientist set the stage for the globe-girdling fiber-optic networks that transmit the bulk of everyday television, telephone and other communications. Two other scientists developed the electronic eye that makes digital photography possible. On...
As Google and Microsoft battle for dominance in technology, a skirmish in Los Angeles City Hall is offering a rare public glimpse into a rivalry that could help determine the fortunes of both companies -- and, quite possibly, how workers in the future...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Internet bubble of the late 1990s ended with a painful pop. When today's young entrepreneurs get together, the only bubbles they see are in their mimosas. Even as the rest of the business world frets about the gloomy economy, Silicon Valley is living...
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John F. Gifford Electronics industry exec John F. "Jack" Gifford, an electronics industry executive who founded analog chip maker Maxim Integrated Products and served as the Silicon Valley company's chief executive until his retirement in 2006, died...
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