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Former Zynga Security Head Puhlmann Joins Endgame as CTO

Nils Puhlmann, former Zynga chief security officer, is joining security solutions provider Endgame — best name ever — as CTO. The Arlington, Va.-based Endgame is backed by venture investors, including Kleiner Perkins and Bessemer Venture Partners, with about $54 million in funding. Before departing in 2012, Puhlmann was at Zynga for several years managing all security issues for the online gaming company.

Adobe Discloses Security Breach Affecting Nearly Three Million Customers

Also taken: Source code.


Adobe’s Profit Falls 59 Percent, but Cloud Subscribers Jump

Falling product sales and an increase in operating costs have taken their toll.

Adobe to Launch Project Mighty Digital Pen for Creative Professionals, Instagram Generation

Adobe is branching out into the hardware business with a cloud-connected pen and digital ruler.

Stephen Elop Is Now the Microsoft CEO Candidate to Beat

Well, it only cost $7.17 billion, but Microsoft now has a pretty obvious candidate to lead the company as soon as CEO Steve Ballmer vacates the seat he said he would leave within the year.

Zendesk Releases New Help Center, Adds First Outside Director to Board

Betsey Nelson, former CFO of Macromedia, joins the board.

Apple Issues Software Update for Spotty Wi-Fi on Some New MacBook Airs

So maybe it wasn’t your at-home router, after all.

Time Inc. Makes a New Pitch to iPad Shoppers: Try Us Before You Buy Us

The world’s biggest publisher tries to grow its digital subscription base, using new technology and a time-tested pitch.

Amazon Quietly Tests Streaming Flash Videos to Kindle Fire Owners

By running the content through its own servers, Amazon hopes to eliminate a key stumbling block encountered on rival mobile devices.