Taking the pulse of Silicon Valley

Is Silicon Valley losing its edge? A new article raises that question.

A new BusinessWeek article raises the question of whether Silicon Valley -- and, more generally, America's environment for innovation in information technology -- is losing its edge. One expert cited in the article, Intel's Andy Grove, a lecturer at Stanford, thinks contemporary Silicon Valley entrepreneurs aren't ambitious enough -- and think too much about exit strategies. "Intel never had an exit strategy," he told BusinessWeek.