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  2. Silicon Prairie - Wikipedia

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    North Texas's Silicon Prairie refers to north Dallas and Dallas and Fort Worth's northern suburbs, all part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.It is named for the high concentration of semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, and other information technology related companies in the area.

  3. Economy of Ohio - Wikipedia

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    In 2006, the state had a high-tech payroll of $9.8 billion, with 155,174 high-tech employees at 10,756 high tech locations. In 2005, industry in Ohio spent $5.9 billion on research and development, with colleges spending $1.5 billion, but by 2009, $8.2 billion in R&D contracts were identified, ranking 13th nationally. [90]

  4. PayPal - Wikipedia

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    PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American multinational financial technology company operating an online payments system in the majority of countries that support online money transfers, and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders.

  5. Rita Crundwell - Wikipedia

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    Rita A. Crundwell (née Humphrey; born January 10, 1953) is the former Comptroller and Treasurer of Dixon, Illinois from 1983 to 2012, and the admitted operator of what is believed to be the largest municipal fraud in U.S. history.

  6. List of data breaches - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of data breaches, using data compiled from various sources, including press reports, government news releases, and mainstream news articles.The list includes those involving the theft or compromise of 30,000 or more records, although many smaller breaches occur continually.

  7. April Fools' Day - Wikipedia

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    When genuine news or a genuine important order or warning is issued on April Fools' Day, there is risk that it will be misinterpreted as a joke and ignored – for example, when Google, known to play elaborate April Fools' Day hoaxes, announced the launch of Gmail with 1-gigabyte inboxes in 2004, an era when competing webmail services offered 4 ...

  8. Economy of the United States - Wikipedia

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    However, the number of payroll jobs returned to its pre-recession (November 2007) level by May 2014 as the economy recovered. [162] After being higher in the post-war period, the U.S. unemployment rate fell below the rising eurozone unemployment rate in the mid-1980s and has remained significantly lower almost continuously since.

  9. 2017–18 NHL season - Wikipedia

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    The 2017–18 NHL season was the 101st season of operation (100th season of play) of the National Hockey League.With the addition of a new expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights, 31 teams competed in an 82-game regular season.