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Adobe Rolls Out AIR 2, Flash Player 10.1

AIR 2 is finally here.

Thursday afternoon, Adobe (ADBE) quietly rolled out the latest update of its cross-platform runtime environment, one the company touts as the most significant since its original release two years ago. Using AIR 2, developers can build standalone applications for the desktop from Flash, Flex, HTML and AJAX for devices running a variety of operating systems: Windows, Mac, Linux and soon, Android.

Also given a final release today: Flash Player 10.1, which boasts some much needed H.264 hardware acceleration–just not for Macs.


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald