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Microsoft slams Google over security disclosure

Microsoft said a computer hacking group that has previously targeted government agencies has attacked its Windows software and Adobe Systems’ Flash program. The company will release a security patch for its operating system on

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Why Adobe Flash must die

After more than 20 years making the Web a slightly more interesting and interactive place, albeit one that pandered to designers’ worst excesses and (in pre-broadband days) led to interminable download waiting times, the word on the Internet is that “Adobe

Alistair Fairweather
Adobe Flash: dead man walking

It’s installed on a billion computers around the globe, but before the end of this decade Adobe Flash will be dead. After two decades of ubiquity, the Flash platform is finally collapsing under its own weight. Flash Player used to be everywhere. You used it to

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Steve Jobs was right: Flash must die

In another example of how good Steve Jobs was in picking technology losers and winners, in 2010 he listed all of the reasons why the world needed to move on from using Flash. At the time, Jobs was explaining why the iPhone and iPad would not support Flash but it is clear that if he

Craig Wilson
Adobe play may keep the pirates at bay

Adobe has announced that Creative Suite 6, the most recent collection of its various pieces of creative software that includes popular packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro, will be the last packaged products it releases. In their place is Creative Cloud, which uses the software-as-a-service

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Adobe to license Creative Suite for $50 a month

Adobe Creative Cloud, a forthcoming service that will let you license Adobe’s highly sought-after Creative Suite and give you a plethora of cloud-based extras, now has a price tag: US$50/month with a required one-year contract. Creative Cloud was introduced at the annual Adobe Max

Alistair Fairweather
Flash in the pan

Something momentous happened on Wednesday — something most people will never even hear about. Adobe, a software firm, announced that it is ceasing development on the mobile version of its Flash platform. That probably doesn’t sound very momentous