Palo Alto

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Pal·o Al·to

 (păl′ō ăl′tō)
A city of northern California on San Francisco Bay northwest of San Jose. It was founded with nearby Stanford University in the 1890s and is now a research center.
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Palo Alto

1. (Placename) a city in W California, southeast of San Francisco: founded in 1891 as the seat of Stanford University. Pop: 57 233 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a battlefield in E Mexico, northwest of Monterrey, where the first battle (1846) of the Mexican War took place, in which the Mexicans under General Mariano Arista were defeated by the Americans under General Zachary Taylor
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Pal•o Al•to

(ˈpæl oʊ ˈæl toʊ)
a city in W California, SE of San Francisco. 55,970.
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Noun1.Palo Alto - a university town in CaliforniaPalo Alto - a university town in California  
Stanford University, Stanford - a university in California
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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It not only makes "a carpenter of a man; it makes a man of a carpenter." In one sense, therefore, it is of greater value than any other institution for the training of men and women that we have, from Cambridge to Palo Alto. It is almost the only one of which it may be said that it points the way to a new epoch in a large area of our national life.
The town of Palo Alto and Stanford University had been sacked in similar fashion, we learned.
(, based in Palo Alto, CA, was formed as a spin-off of Fawcette Technical Publications, Inc.
Founded in 1885, Stanford University's historic campus on the southern edge of the San Francisco conurbation at Palo Alto was originally developed to a master plan by Frederick Olmsted.
My client, Brad Whitworth, ABC, manager of public affairs for international communication at Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, Calif., delights in doing old things new ways, and in doing things that no one else is doing.
Amid powerful roadfellows jockeying for position in a valuable local information infrastructure, Palo Alto is holding its ground.
Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, was founded in 1891 to serve Stanford University as a totally "dry" commercial center.
These simulated components represent the first steps toward building machines that assemble parts atom by atom, molecule by molecule, says Ralph Merkle of the Xerox Palo Alto (Calif.) Research Center.
31 May 2019 - California, US-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire container security firm Twistlock, the company said.
Summary: Palo Alto Networks has announced Prisma, a new cloud security suite designed to help its customers lead a more secure digital life.
The addition of Demisto's orchestration and automation technologies will accelerate Palo Alto Networks Application Framework strategy and serve as a step forward in the company's aim to deliver immediate threat prevention and response for security teams.
Palo Alto Networks announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Demisto, a security company in the security orchestration, automation and response, or SOAR, space.