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Birthplace of Silicon Valley

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William Shockley founded a semiconductor laboratory here on San Antonio Rd., Mountain View, with prominent scientists later called eight traitors. Now it is a grocery shop. Before that, it was an audio shop.

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Toshihiro Matsui on September 15, 2014

Schockley opened the semiconductor lab. here because his grand mother lived here. Silicon valley was doomed to locate here by the grand mother.

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