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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work