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April 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A gunman invaded an electronics plant shortly before 2 a.m., firing several shots inside the factory before being wounded by officers during a confrontation in the company's parking lot, authorities said. It was the fifth officer-involved shooting in San Jose over the past month. The man was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition. Police Sgt.
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September 22, 1992 | From Associated Press
Apple Computer Inc. on Monday denied published reports that it will lay off up to 1,000 people from its sales and marketing arm, saying instead it will probably let go fewer than 100. The Cupertino, Calif.-based personal computer maker said the layoffs would be part of a reorganization at Apple USA that began in April. The company's low-price strategy has cut its profit margin. "There is a small redeployment we are undergoing within Apple USA. . . .
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April 28, 1992 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This pleasant suburb of San Francisco, hard by the airport and halfway between the city and Silicon Valley, doesn't seem a likely location for the new Hollywood. Yet Trip Hawkins, founder and chairman of video game maker Electronic Arts Inc., suggests that San Mateo is destined to become just that: the home of a dynamic new industry that will combine the computer expertise to the south with design skills from San Francisco to the north. The new industry is "interactive entertainment."
BUSINESS
April 28, 1992 | JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This pleasant suburb of San Francisco, hard by the airport and halfway between the city and Silicon Valley, doesn't seem a likely location for the new Hollywood. Yet Trip Hawkins, founder and chairman of video game maker Electronic Arts Inc., suggests that San Mateo is destined to become just that: the home of a dynamic new industry that will combine the computer expertise to the south with design skills from San Francisco to the north. The new industry is "interactive entertainment."
BUSINESS
September 22, 1992 | From Associated Press
Apple Computer Inc. on Monday denied published reports that it will lay off up to 1,000 people from its sales and marketing arm, saying instead it will probably let go fewer than 100. The Cupertino, Calif.-based personal computer maker said the layoffs would be part of a reorganization at Apple USA that began in April. The company's low-price strategy has cut its profit margin. "There is a small redeployment we are undergoing within Apple USA. . . .
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September 24, 1990 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He was, it seemed, an especially gregarious and polished entrepreneur out to make deals. On a visit a few months ago, the deputy chief of a Soviet high-tech concern busied himself by meeting Silicon Valley executives, gathering company reports and soaking up as many details as he could. He also attracted the attention of FBI foreign counterintelligence agents. Under his businessman facade, agents concluded, he was a Soviet intelligence officer. For U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 17, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A gunman invaded an electronics plant shortly before 2 a.m., firing several shots inside the factory before being wounded by officers during a confrontation in the company's parking lot, authorities said. It was the fifth officer-involved shooting in San Jose over the past month. The man was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, where he was reported in critical condition. Police Sgt.
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September 24, 1990 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He was, it seemed, an especially gregarious and polished entrepreneur out to make deals. On a visit a few months ago, the deputy chief of a Soviet high-tech concern busied himself by meeting Silicon Valley executives, gathering company reports and soaking up as many details as he could. He also attracted the attention of FBI foreign counterintelligence agents. Under his businessman facade, agents concluded, he was a Soviet intelligence officer. For U.S.
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