Adobe

  • Adobe Launches Animate CC, Previously Known As Flash Professional

    Adobe Launches Animate CC, Previously Known As Flash Professional

    Adobe today officially launched Animate CC, the latest version of its animation tool for the web. Animate CC was previously known as Flash Professional, but the importance of Flash has (thankfully) declined over the last few years and the company decided it was time to rename the product to better represent what it is actually being used for. The new version of Flash Professional Animate CC… Read More

  • Smartphone-Driven Holiday Sales Nearly Doubled In 2015

    Smartphone-Driven Holiday Sales Nearly Doubled In 2015

    The shift to smartphones as a preferred means of online shopping is continuing to have an impact on the e-commerce industry, according to new data released by Adobe this morning. During the 2015 holiday sales season, including both November and December, smartphones nearly doubled their share of sales over the year prior, accounting for 17 percent of sales versus tablets’ mere 11 percent. Read More

  • 13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    13 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week, tech companies geared up for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere with a bunch of fun Easter eggs like this phonesaber from Google, WhatsApp was ordered to shut down in Brazil, and we got more information about the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. These are our best stories of the week. Read More

  • Adobe’s New App, Adobe Post, Lets Anyone Create Professional Graphics

    Adobe’s New App, Adobe Post, Lets Anyone Create Professional Graphics

    Adobe unveiled a new social graphics app today called Adobe Post, which now joins an expanding suite of applications aimed at encouraging mobile creativity, including Adobe Slate, Adobe Voice, and several others. However, unlike many apps in Adobe’s lineup, Post is not only targeted at professionals, but instead wants to make it easy for anyone to turn their photos and text into… Read More

  • Adobe Survey Lays Out Marketing’s New “Multiscreen Reality”

    Adobe Survey Lays Out Marketing’s New “Multiscreen Reality”

    Adobe is releasing a new “State of Content” survey that outlines five broad rules for marketers in 2016. Loni Stark, a senior director of strategy and product marketing at Adobe, told me that the goal was to help creative professionals answer the question, “What’s the best content for my customers and for my audience?” While the focus was on the content marketers… Read More

  • Adobe’s Record Revenue Proves Successful Business Transformation Is Possible

    Adobe’s Record Revenue Proves Successful Business Transformation Is Possible

    As we watch organizations like IBM, HP and EMC struggle to transform, Adobe is an interesting contrasting case. It went from selling boxed software to a cloud subscription model in shorter order, and judging from its financial report that came out last week, it’s done quite well making that leap. First, let’s have a look at the numbers. Adobe reported a record $1.31 billion… Read More

  • Adobe Puts Another Nail In Flash’s Coffin

    Adobe Puts Another Nail In Flash’s Coffin

    Flash is dying of a slow, painful death. Adobe, the company behind Flash, just made clear once again that Flash isn’t the future by renaming one of its apps. Adobe Flash Professional is now called Adobe Animate CC. Read More

  • Thanksgiving/Black Friday Online Sales Hit $4.5B, 34% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

    Thanksgiving/Black Friday Online Sales Hit $4.5B, 34% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

    The first two days of the holiday sales period have netted $4.45 billion in U.S. online purchases, with mobile devices — led by smartphones — accounting for a record $1.5 billion of that amount, with $2.72 billion spent on BlackFriday and $1.73 billion on Thanksgiving. The figures come from Adobe, which has been tracking some 4,500 sites, including 80% of the top 100… Read More

  • Thanksgiving Online Sales Top $1.7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

    Thanksgiving Online Sales Top $1.7B, 26% Of Purchases Made On Mobile

    Thanksgiving is now in full swing in the U.S., and while many are focused on food and football, some are turning their attention online to kick off their holiday shopping. Adobe, which tracked over 100 million visits to some 4,500 retail sites so far today (including 80% of all online transactions from the top 100 U.S. retailers), says that over $1 billion has been spent so far online… Read More

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