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Jeremy Owens
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Attended University of Georgia
Lives in Alameda, CA
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Little risk and a potential reward for Fortinet in $44 million acquisition of a fellow Sunnyvale company. 
Today: Fortinet looks to challenge market leader Cisco Systems and stand apart from other security companies with acquisition of Silicon Valley Wi-Fi networking company Meru Networks.
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Crunching the numbers for the SV150 can make them all blur together. Apple, however, still manages to amaze me. 
Apple did the seemingly impossible a few years ago in toppling Hewlett-Packard from the top spot in the SV150, the Mercury News' annual list of Silicon Valley's biggest companies, where it had reigned for 25 years. Since rising to the top spot, Apple has grown into the same dominant force HP was ...
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If new album is as good as second song they do here, I'm in.
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If you don't like this, I don't know what to say to you. Just don't talk to me.
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Maybe I'll hate driving less when actual DRIVING is taking out of the equation.

Nah, I'll probably still prefer biking and transit.
Today: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announces coming software updates that will include the most advanced autonomous driving features to be released by a car company.
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Tesla's state-by-state fight for regulatory approval of its direct-sales approach is paying off with new laws in Maryland and Georgia, and official backing of the FTC. 
Today: A 'Tesla law' in Maryland gives Tesla Motors the right to sell cars in that state, and the electric-car manufacturer makes a change it hopes boosts sales in China.
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Here's my roundup of all our staff's awesome #SV150  content that has been trickling out this week, dive in! 
Today: The SV150's major trends are the same as dominant leader Apple: High levels of profitability and huge returns for investors.
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The 30th SV150 has been compiled - take a look at our annual ranking of the largest technology companies in Silicon Valley with important analysis from +michelle quinn, +Pat May and more. More TK throughout the week. http://www.siliconvalley.com/sv150 
Silicon Valley 150, the annual report and searchable database of the Bay Area's biggest tech companies, from the San Jose Mercury News
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Taking a cue from The Pharcyde's famous "Drop" video by Spike Jonze on this one - dope.
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The whole time I thought, "Only someone on acid would watch this whole thing." Yet I kept watching.
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Plottwist: You were on acid
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1,600 employees will be laid off as blockbuster Silicon Valley chip merger closes.
Today: The merger of Silicon Valley chip companies Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion will result in layoffs that shave at least 20 percent of their combined workforces, a memo obtained by the Mercury News shows. Also: Intel slashes forecast as personal-computer outlook dims.
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  • University of Georgia
    Journalism, 1996 - 2000
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  • San Jose Mercury News
    Online Breaking News Editor, Business, 2011 - present
  • ANG Newspapers
    Copy editor/designer, 2001 - 2003
  • The (Fremont) Argus
    News Editor, 2003 - 2005
  • The San Francisco Examiner
    Assistant Managing Editor, 2005 - 2009
  • San Jose Mercury News
    Copy editor, 2010 - 2011
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Georgia - Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Greenville, N.C. - Oakland, CA
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