The governor of California, Jerry Brown, has official declared October 16th as the ‘Steve Jobs Day’ in order to highlight his contribution to the tech industry and the state of California. The proclamation came in the form of a tweet sent out by Brown. The proclamation came at the same day when a closed-to-the-public memorial service was held for Jobs at the Memorial Church in Stanford University.
The European Commission is planning to invest € 50 Billion to revamp digital, transport and energy networks in order to create hundreds of thousands of jobs. The European Commission plans to use bonds backed by the European Investment Bank to invest where governments could not in order to attract private investors.
Graphic card maker Nvidia has dished out new 3D Vision 2 technology which hopes to take PC 3D gaming to an entirely new level. The company has rolled out two new offerings in the new 3D product line as of now and plans to introduce more as the year draws to a close.
Out of respect and to pay homage to late Steve Jobs Google decided to postpone the debut of Ice Cream Sandwich which is the next version of its Android mobile operating system optimized for smart phones.
PayPal will soon be joining hands with Microsoft Corp. to allow consumers to purchase virtual goods over its game consoles. This move is a part of their efforts to attract more users to eBay’s payment products.