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News - July 9, 2010

Research Park attracting younger, hipper firms

Skype is latest big-name tech tenant to lease space in city's district of innovation

by Gennady Sheyner

When Russell and Segurd Varian signed the first lease in what was then Stanford Industrial Park in 1951, they hedged their bets by making their new headquarters look like a schoolhouse.

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