The Next Ten U.S. Cities To Become Tech Hubs

With the cost of living so high, Silicon Valley, CA has become a victim of its own success. eWeek weighs in on the debate over which cities have the right ingredients to become the next tech hubs.
June 19, 2006, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"There is a ferocious debate among business, employment, technology and urban planning publications of late over the location of the next big U.S. technology hub.

Some put their money on the Rocky Mountain region, others point to massive land purchases by Google and Microsoft in potato country, but one of the things almost unanimously agreed on is that it will not be in Silicon Valley.

...eWEEK editorial scoured dozens of news stories, job reports and technology forecasts, crunched them all together with a dash of insight, and came up with the following 10 cities and their surrounding areas.

Among the top five cities:

  • Seattle
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Washington D.C.
  • Dallas
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    Published on Sunday, June 18, 2006 in eWeek
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