John Paczkowski

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Apple to Adobe: I Know You Are, but What Am I?

Adobe’s caustic blog post announcing the company’s decision to scrap efforts to bring Flash to the iPhone and iPad evidently irked Apple (AAPL) enough to elicit a rare public comment from the company.

Spokeswoman Trudy Miller dismissed Adobe’s (ADBE) claim that Apple wants “to tie developers down to their platform, and restrict their options to make it difficult for developers to target other platforms.”

“Someone has it backwards,” Miller said in a statement given to News.com. “It is HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and H.264 (all supported by the iPhone and iPad) that are open and standard, while Adobe’s Flash is closed and proprietary.”

Apple rubber, Adobe glue…


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik