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NEW YORK CITY-Silicon Valley may have the concentration of high tech employment, but New York City has the numbers. The metro area’s tech sector employed 317,000 workers in 2009, the highest number among the nation’s top cities, according to TechAmerica Foundation’s Cybercities 2010 report released earlier this week. The foundation’s report comes a few days after Google opted to put its money where its space is, reportedly signing an contract to buy 111 Eighth Ave, where it already occupies about 500,000 square feet, for $1.8 billion.

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