He's being described as a genius to rank with Johannes Gutenberg and John Lennon. Tributes for the late Steve Jobs, Apple's techie pioneer, fill page after page. Among the other main stories is the tenth anniversary of the Afghan war. That's the focus for the world press review, Friday 7th October 2011.
The French press sheds a tear for Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs, showing some of the design flair the deceased American icon may have appreciated. There's also a piece by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and a look at Sunday's pioneering Socialist primary vote. That's the focus for this French press review, Friday 7th October 2011.
While Jeff Jarvis puts Steve Jobs on a par with Guttenberg, differences abound over the lasting legacy of the Apple co-founder. Dean Hovey, who worked on the inception of the mouse for Apple, recalls a man who could take an invention and turn it into an innovation.
Marjorie Paillon meets Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He explains the concept of “21st Century statecraft” and discusses its role in helping the Arab spring movement.
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.
China was set Thursday to launch the experimental space module Tiangong-1 from the Gobi desert in China's northwest. The unmanned module will test various space operations with an eye toward building a space station by 2020.
The ubiquitous social network Facebook is redesigning its users’ profile pages by integrating new media and apps into a “timeline” of their lives, which was presented at the company’s f8 conference Thursday.