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Silicon Valley Sees Sluggish Job Growth

At least in the Bay Area, the tech sector isn’t quite booming. Rather, “Job growth in the nine-county region has dramatically decelerated,” The Mercury News reports, citing its own analysis of figures released by state labor officials and Beacon Economics. “Tech’s annual job growth throttled back to 3.5 percent, or 26,700 new jobs, in 2016,” it writes. “That’s much slower than the 6 percent annual gain of 42,300 jobs in 2015, or the 6.4 percent gain in 2014.”

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