The two biggest rivals in the computer industry, Apple Computer chief executive officer Steve Jobs and Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, were at separate conferences touting new technologies Jan. 7. But while Microsoft's latest technologies target the consumer electronics market, many of Apple's newest announcements are aimed directly at educators.


At the annual Macworld Conference & Exposition in San Francisco, Jobs highlighted new products intended to further establish Apple as a leader in digital video editing solutions and wireless computing for schools.


Among the announcements: new presentation software intended to rival Microsoft's PowerPoint program;

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