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Skipping college paid off for some teen techies, not all

...Caleb Sima still marvels at how angry the people around him got when he fled high school for a computer job during the high-tech boom, thumbing his nose at the traditional career path. Skipping college, they warned, would be a foolish route to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/20/bus_437617.shtml
Business
Book review: Fast-food investigator now probes pot, porn and produce-pickers

...in sometimes hilarious, sometimes heart-rending detail. Ironically, Sturman's downfall and the simultaneous high-tech boom sparked competition in the porn industry. More people can now produce and consume the product, in private settings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/01/art_379926.shtml
Arts
Georgia has high hopes for high-tech future

...come into the office because they can work from home with laptop computers and high-speed Internet access. The high-tech boom in metropolitan Atlanta also offers potential benefits for the rest of the state, especially if training and education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/19/bus_261704.shtml
Business
Comdex trade show shrivels alongside high-tech industry

...2,337 in 2000. Reports of Comdex's demise are nearly as predictable as falling leaves in autumn. During the high-tech boom, pundits said the show was too big and unfocused to maintain its clout. Now, however, Key3Media is itself struggling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/16/tec_358933.shtml
XXX Technology
Dominant programming guide company hits hard times

...television guides that represent different shows. The company, a darling of Wall Street in the heady days of the high-tech boom, now faces major challenges. For one, consumers have been slow to embrace Gemstar's vision that their televisions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/08/bus_337327.shtml
Business
Value funds finally get attention

NEW YORK -- Value funds, overlooked and even disdained during the great high-tech boom, are finally having their day. So far this year, value funds, which concentrate on lower-priced companies with stable returns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/bus_335425.shtml
Business
International funds offer diversity but still carry risks

...Just because something is happening in the United States doesn't mean the same is true for overseas markets. The high-tech boom that sent U.S. equities soaring in 1999 didn't have the same impact on European stocks. Caveats such as these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/18/bus_302273.shtml
Business
Silicon Valley overflow reaches Pacific

...known as "Prune Valley" -- was lush with orchards, fruit-packing plants, clean air and affordable homes. The high-tech boom has raised incomes substantially and practically eliminated unemployment, but the small-town quality of life in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/07/tec_283130.shtml
XXX Technology
Georgia promotes technology

...come into the office because they can work from home with laptop computers and high-speed Internet access. The high-tech boom in metropolitan Atlanta also offers potential benefits for the rest of the state, especially if training and education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/19/met_261707.shtml
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