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L.A. tech conference billboard urges Silicon Valley to take a break

L.A. tech conference billboard urges Silicon Valley to take a break

One of Southern California’s biggest tech conferences is telling Silicon Valley to shut down for a couple of days and take a stroll on Silicon Beach. Last week, the Montgomery Summit unveiled a road-sign-like billboard in San Francisco that says Silicon Valley will be closed March 10 and 11 and that travelers should flip around 380 miles south to Santa Monica for the conference those days. Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel and Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong are among top speakers at the summit.       The jab at Silicon Valley's lack of easy access to energizing surfing breaks or calming walks on the beach came from the...

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