Workers cluster around the giant computer screen in a "collaboration pod, " at the second floor of Skype's Palo Alto office on Feb. 9, 2011. In the background is the "chill out lounge" with benches, lounge chairs and soft pillow rocks. The SIlicon Valley’s technology-centered economy is leading the state in output gains.
Workers cluster around the giant computer screen in a "collaboration pod, " at the second floor of Skype's Palo Alto office on Feb. 9, 2011. In the background is the "chill out lounge" with benches, lounge chairs and soft pillow rocks. The SIlicon Valley’s technology-centered economy is leading the state in output gains. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Workers cluster around the giant computer screen in a "collaboration pod, " at the second floor of Skype's Palo Alto office on Feb. 9, 2011. In the background is the "chill out lounge" with benches, lounge chairs and soft pillow rocks. The SIlicon Valley’s technology-centered economy is leading the state in output gains. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
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September 25, 2015 05:08 PM

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