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Silicon Valley is the southern part of San Francisco Bay Area in California. The region, whose name derives from the Santa Clara Valley in which it is centered, is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations (Tech Giants) as well as thousands of small startups. The term originally referred to the region's large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers, but eventually came to refer to all the high-tech businesses in the area, it is now generally used as a metonym for the American high-tech sector.

Thousands of high technology companies are headquartered in Silicon Valley,  Some Companies are 

  • Adobe Systems
  • Apple Inc.
  • Applied Materials
  • Cisco Systems
  • eBay
  • Face Book
  • Google
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Intel
  • Linked In
  • Marvell Semiconductors
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Sun Microsystems 
  • Western Digital
  • Yahoo!

Each and Every IT guy will have a dream to work in Silicon Valley , and i too got a opportunity to work here, To Avoid the boring weekend, i have visited around  Silicon Valley to see the giant technology companies Head Quarters [HQ]. Here i am sharing some of the photos i took in Silicon Valley.

Google began in January 1996 as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were both PhD students at Stanford University. It's headquarters is in Mountain View, California, is referred to as "the Googleplex".
Google mission statement : "To organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful"

Google - Cycle : For Employees to move around all the building

LinkedIn  is a social networking website for people in professional occupations. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003,  it is mainly used for professional networking. One purpose of the site is to allow registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people with whom they have some level of relationship, called Connections. Users can invite anyone (whether a site user or not) to become a connection.
  • It can then be used to find right jobs, people and business opportunities recommended by someone in one's contact network.
  • Employers can list jobs and search for potential candidates.
  • Job seekers can review the profile of hiring managers and discover which of their existing contacts can introduce them.

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