Google plans $2.6bn New York expansion as tech execs claim ‘Silicon Valley is over’
March 5, 2018
Google is said to be close to signing a $2.4bn deal to establish an East Coast base in New York City, the latest in a series of moves by tech firms who believe Silicon Valley’s best days may be ‘over’.
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