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Don Valentine, founder of Sequoia Capital passes away

Don Valentine (87), an American venture capitalist who founded Sequoia Capital, has passed away in Woodside, Calif. Valentine spent nearly 40 years working in Silicon Valley, and Sequoia Capital is widely credited with cementing California’s Bay Area as the tech powerhouse it is today.

Google India Head Rajan Anandan resigns

Vice president for Google India and South East Asia, Rajan Anandan is quitting from the company after an 8 year stint. He was responsible for driving growth at Google India. He will stay until the end of this month. Further he will be joining Silicon Valley’s marquee venture fund Sequoia Capital. Vikas Agnihotri, who is currently Google’s country director ..

IBM Sequoia: Fastest Computer in the World

The US super computer Sequoia has been crowned as the fastest computer in the world. Placed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California Can make 16.32 quadrillion calculations/second (16.32 petaflops/s) A petascale Blue Gene/Q supercomputer Sequoia helps the US keep its nuclear stockpile safe, secure and effective without the need for underground testing. Constructed by ..