Since his first television appearance in 1978, Steve Jobs forged a distinctive image of a charismatic showman. Three decades of videos highlight how the Apple co-founder became the technology industry's pre-eminent salesman.
Microsoft managed to beat Wall Street's earnings estimates in the last quarter, it emerged Thursday, after sales of its Office software and Xbox game console helped offset softer demand for PCs and flagship Windows products.
Nintendo has emerged as the star of the video game industry's huge annual convention in Los Angeles known as E3. Sony, however, received mixed-reviews as the electronics giant struggled to move on from a damaging hacking scandal.
This week some 45,000 people are gathered for the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, the world's largest video game conference, to see Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Electronic Arts show off their latest gadgets and games. The global games market is big business: it is expected to grow to $65 billion this year, up from $62.7 billion in 2010.
The Electronic Entertainment Exposition, or E3, is the video game industry's mega convention held each year in Los Angeles. An estimated 45,000 attendees got their hands on the latest games and gadgets. Tech 24 reports from the convention and on why this is such a critical event for the multi-billion dollar interactive game business.
E3 is underway in Los Angeles where many of the world's leading technology companies are unveiling their latest consoles, portable devices and games. Major announcements are due from Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft amongst others.
The social network Facebook admitted on Thursday it had hired a PR company to damage the reputation of the Internet giant Google, citing "concerns" that it was breaching the privacy of Internet users to promote its own social-networking feature.