Steve Jobs 'cast spells' on Apple employees to make them create products like the iPhone, says Bill Gates

Steve Jobs ‘cast spells’ on Apple employees to make them create products like the iPhone, says Bill Gates

Apple boss Steve Jobs “cast spells” on staff that allowed them to create breakthrough products like the iPhone, according to Bill Gates. The Microsoft co-founder said that his former rival was able to “mesmerise” the people who worked for him to ensure that Apple could survive. But the intense management style is not one that […]

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UAE-Jordan Strategic Partnership in Government Modernization Launches One Million Jordanian Coders Initiative

Amman, Jordan (AETOSWire) : The Jordanian capital Amman witnessed the launch of the One Million Jordanian Coders initiative under the patronage and in the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II as part of a strategic partnership in government modernization between the UAE and Jordan. A high-level UAE delegation led […]

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Microsoft becomes third listed US firm to be valued at $1tn | Business

Microsoft has become the third publicly listed US company, after Apple and Amazon, to boast a market value of more than $1tn after bumper quarterly results boosted its share price. The company beat sales and profits expectations in the three months to 31 March, thanks in part to its cloud computing business, which signed up […]

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Airplane with world’s longest wingspan takes flight, beating Spruce Goose record | World news

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world’s longest wingspan – surpassing Howard Hughes’ infamous Spruce Goose – took off from California on its first flight on Saturday. The behemoth, twin-fuselage Stratolaunch jet lifted off from Mojave Air and Space Port and climbed into the desert sky 70 miles north of Los Angeles. It landed two […]

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Chancellor to make fresh attempt to curb power of tech giants | Politics

A fresh bid to curb the market power of US tech giants will be signalled by Philip Hammond on Wednesday when he welcomes the findings of an independent review calling for government action to ensure companies including Google, Facebook and Apple face stiffer competition. The chancellor will use his annual spring statement to promise action […]

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After gloom over Nasdaq losses, tech investors hope for a ray of sunshine | Business

What does the future hold for US tech stocks? The coming weeks will tell, as eight of the most dominant technology companies report results. Microsoft, Alphabet (Google’s parent), Amazon, Snap Inc (Snapchat), Twitter, Facebook, Apple and Spotify are all scheduled to report quarterly results between now and the start of November, with four of them […]

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Paul Allen cause of death revealed after Microsoft co-founder passed away aged 65

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died in agony from septic shock, a report has revealed. The painful condition was brought on as a result of his long-time battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The 65-year-old died Monday in Seattle , just weeks after announcing the return of his cancer for a third time, which had been in […]

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Tuesday US briefing: Microsoft magnate Paul Allen dies at 65 | US news

Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with Tuesday’s headlines. If you’d like to receive this briefing by email, sign up here. Sign up for the US morning briefing Top story: Bill Gates ‘heartbroken’ by Microsoft co-founder’s death Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975 and went on to spend his considerable fortune on […]

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Paul Allen beyond Microsoft: wrecked warship finder and ultimate sports fan | Technology

Aside from his fame as Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, Paul Allen’s life centred on a twin obsession with sport and the fate of warships sunk in critical battles during the war in the Pacific. In recent years, Allen bankrolled several expeditions that resulted in the discovery of Japanese and US vessels that would otherwise have […]

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Microsoft founder Paul Allen dies aged 65 from cancer complications just two weeks after health news

Paul Allen has passed away at the age of 65, his family and holding company Vulcan Inc. announced on Monday.  News of the Microsoft founder’s death comes just two weeks after it was revealed that he was battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for the third time.  It was complications from that cancer which led to his death according […]

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