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Robert X. Cringely thinks Apple should buy Adobe. In an article published on the National Public Radio website discussing Apple's future, he lays out some goals for Apple on its quest to desktop dominance: an important link in this chain, according to Cringeley, is the aquisition by Ap...
'With Flex 2.0 and Flash Player 8.5, we can finally deliver the kinds of rich applications our clients demand without compromise. That's Web 2.0!' With these words, a VP at Cynergy Systems today gave his ringing endorsement of the Adobe Flex 2.0 product line and Adobe Flash Player 8.5.
Adobe Systems has introduced Adobe LiveCycle Policy Server 7.2, an enterprise rights management (ERM) solution for protecting and controlling documents throughout their entire lifecycle, from creation, through distribution and collaboration, to archiving and destruction. Now, organizat...
Adobe Systems has announced the immediate availability of Adobe Acrobat 8 software amid an enthusiastic early reception from knowledge workers worldwide who for months have tested and provided feedback to help the company fine tune the product line.
'What we have done over the last five years is added functionality beyond PDF creation in our product line-up. If you look at Acrobat today it is much more than just simple PDF creation. In fact, we have a product, called Acrobat Elements, that just does PDF creation, and it represents...
While very proud of the work that his team has done in Flash 8, Adobe's Flash Product Manager Mike Downey nonetheless concedes that there are several things that just couldn't make it into the Flash 8 release. Now developers therefore have the first of what he says will be 'many chance...
Nexaweb continues its fast-paced frontal assault on the RIA market by releasing today the latest versions of its RIA software platform, Nexaweb Platform 4.2, and its Eclipse-based IDE, Nexaweb Studio 2.2.
'Adobe's business continues to perform well, driven by strong demand for our creative solutions and Acrobat,' said Adobe's CEO, Bruce R. Chizen, as Adobe yesterday reported record financial results for its first quarter ended March 3, 2006 - the first quarter to reflect the recent acqu...
Adobe Systems has announced the appointment of John Loiacono as senior vice president, Creative Solutions. In this role, Loiacono will have responsibility for the development, delivery and marketing of Adobe's entire creative software portfolio, including flagship brands such as Adobe ...
PointRoll is partnering with On2 Technologies to add Flash 8 video encoding capabilities to PointRoll video units. As part of the agreement, PointRoll is licensing On2'sFlix Engine and Flix Pro toolsets, the Company's premiere Flash 8 video encoding solution for the enterprise, to enab...
Immediately available in English, French and German language versions - with a Japanese version due out next month - 'Acrobat 3D' has just been launched by Adobe. The company's goal is to help extend 3D visualization, communication and collaboration across geographically dispersed orga...
Tien Nguyen followed up on my WebService DataManager with one for RemoteObject as well. I haven't had a chance to try it myself yet, but this RemoteObject DataManager should work through the CFAdapter for more efficient data transport with ColdFusion Components.
I saw that senocular.com was asking What will happen to MMUGs now? Will they become Adobe User Groups (AUGs?) I can't speak for other MMUGs but I can announce what we're going to be doing in 2006 with the London Macromedia User Group: We're going to be renaming it to the London MultiMe...
'The overload of data on many Web sites today makes managing content a cumbersome process,' said Todd Peters, founder and president of PaperThin. 'At the same time, visitors to a site often find it difficult to access information that is pertinent to them. Our new taxonomy functionalit...
SeaPine Software aims 'to change the world of software development,' and now supports Dreamweaver MX developers with its Surround SCM software. The company focuses on adaptable application lifecycle management (AALM) solutions for enterprise-level software development, and says that al...
'The year 2005 was another remarkable year for Adobe,' said Bruce R. Chizen, Adobe chief executive officer. 'We grew our business 18 percent, generated record profits, and for the third consecutive year, achieved record revenue for the fourth quarter and year. At the same time, we comp...
The leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online, has announced that Comedy Central, the only all-comedy network, relies on Akamai Media Delivery to support its recently launched MotherLoad broadband channel initiative. MotherLoad is a free bro...
Perforce Software has announced a new integration between Perforce, the Fast Software Configuration Management System, and SOFTIMAGE|XSI, a 3-D modeling and animation solution for the film, broadcast, post-production and interactive entertainment industries. Extending Perforce's versio...
A leading technology provider in video streaming, has announced that senior vice president and research analyst Richard Fetyko of Merriman Curhan Ford & Co. initiated research coverage on VitalStream on November 15, 2005. This event represents the first independent research analyst ini...
The world leader in video streaming, has launched VitalStream Professional Services, a core group of technical staff and select industry partners experienced in streaming technologies dedicated to delivering quality, tailored solutions for customers with specific streaming needs, such ...
'Adobe Systems Incorporated and Macromedia, Inc. ... announced they have either received or been notified they will receive all regulatory clearances necessary to complete Adobe's pending acquisition of Macromedia. The companies expect to close the transaction on December 3, 2005.' Wit...
Good Technology, the leading provider of industry standards-based enterprise handheld computingsoftware and service, has announced that Betsey Nelson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Macromedia has joined the Company's Board of Directors.'With more than 7,000 co...
Macromedia Government, the division of the San Francisco-based software powerhouse that helps federal, state, and local government agencies drive technology and business process transformation, today announced a partnership between Macromedia and Jabber, The aim: to develop and deploy ...
VitalStream's core product suite consists of VitalStream's Streaming Service for Flash, Streaming Service for Windows Media and Content Delivery Service. The customized solutions created by VitalStream Professional Services will integrate with these products and enhance them.
With USA Real Estate Map developers could easily organize property listings or any other possible spatial information. The idea is simple - show real estate listings on the map, and allow people to select territory easily. Each state and county on the map could be programmed to have a ...
Akamai has announced that it has signed a VAR partnership agreement with OMS SafeHarbor, a leader in Digital Product Lifecycle Management solutions. The agreement enables OMS SafeHarbor to provide its customers with a turn-key solution for optimizing software delivery by leveraging Aka...
Macromedia and Limelight Networks has announced the immediate availability of Limelight MediaEdge Streaming for Macromedia Flash. The service enables scalable Flash media streaming on the advanced Limelight content delivery network and leverages the new Macromedia Flash Media Server 2...
Macromedia has announced the immediate availability of Macromedia Flash Media Server 2, server software that offers a unique combination of traditional streaming media capabilities and a flexible development environment for creating and delivering innovative, interactive media applicat...
Wondershare, has released version 1.6.0 of Flash SlideShow Builder, a Windows platform application that lets one make a fun and cool Flash slideshow or presentation with audio narration and even music. With Wondershare Flash SlideShow Builder, one can create Flash photo albums in just ...
VitalStream Holdings, a provider of video streaming solutions, has announced the results of an online survey in which 71% of respondents reported viewing major news events online via video streaming.
Digital-Tutors, has announced the availability of 'Introduction to Macromedia Flash 8' training kit - a comprehensive training tool for Flash 8 and the latest release in a growing library of popular training resources for emerging digital artists.
'With the advancement of rich Internet application development, new mobile adoption on the Flash Platform, and the launch of Studio 8, this has been an outstanding quarter,' said Stephen Elop, CEO, as Macromedia in its fiscal 2006 second quarter ended September 30, 2005, reported the h...
Both Breeze and Captivate this week won Excellence in Learning awards for the solutions' e-learning innovations.
I'm sure most everyone wants the new Studio 8. It rocks! But maybe you just recently broke down and purchased Studio MX 2004 (or any of the products contained therein) and you're just not ready to fork over more cash just yet. Well -- maybe you don't have to. If you purchased on or aft...
Integration New Media (INM) has announced that their popular INM V12 Database for Macromedia Director will soon be available for Macromedia Flash developers delivering projects on CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, kiosks or installed applications.
Speaking exclusively with SYS-CON.TV at MAX 2005 in Anaheim, CA, VitalStream's President & COO Phil Kaplan told how the company's Media Console, its workflow management toolset, now integrates with all streaming formats including the new Flash 8, and includes a media manager, pre-built...
In his 60 minute session here at MAX 2005 in Anaheim, CA, Robert M. Hall has been demonstrating and talking about some unique projects where Flash was used in places other than on websites and desktop deployments. He also took time out of his schedule to speak with SYS-CON.TV.
'By providing an extension of Macromedia Flash Lite for BREW, mobile developers will have a prime opportunity to bring compelling Flash services and content to mobile devices globally,' said Al Ramadan, Macromedia's EVP and general manager of mobile and devices, as Macromedia and QUALC...
As anticipated by MX Developer's Journal for several weeks, Macromedia CEO Stephen Elop used his keynote address at Day One of MAX 2005 here in Anaheim, CA, to blaze with all guns firing – Macromedia's powerful Flash and Flex guns in particular. Plus for good measure Elop delivered a c...
In addition to lots of other great things, this mornings keynote announced the public availability of the Flex 2 alpha. I'll post more about this mornings keynote after my session (RA301H) is over (4-5:30pm). To say its the greatest thing since sliced bread gives undue importance to sl...