Why Mobile Flash Died: An Adobe Employee Speaks Out

Adobe's mobile Flash efforts have recently gone the way of the western black rhino, and Principal Product Manager Mike Chambers isn't too pleased with how the Adobe chose to broke the news. In fact, h

Why Adobe Failed and Where Startups Can Swoop In

Adobe has <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/08/mobile-flash-is-coming-soon-i-swear/">discontinued</a> development of Flash-Player plugin for mobile browsers. This is a very important mom

A Humbled Adobe Sees Beyond The Browser

I can't help chortling a little in Schadenfreude at <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/08/mobile-flash-is-coming-soon-i-swear/">Adobe's expected announcement</a> that it is abandoning Flash

Steve’s Last Laugh: Adobe Killing Off Flash For Mobile Devices

The year was 2008. I was at an event focused on mobile, sitting in on a roundtable discussion with several folks from key companies in the industry. One gentleman was from Adobe. The iPhone had launch

Adobe Gives Up On Apple, Works Around iOS’ Flash Video Limitations

Ardent iOS supporters have been clamoring for true Flash support for years, and with the announcement of their new version of <a href="http://blogs.adobe.com/ktowes/2011/09/announcing-adobe-flash-medi

Google Abandons “Maps API For Flash”

In more news of Flash's impending decline, Google is announcing that it's "deprecating" the <a href="http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/flash/index.html">Google Maps API</a> (application p

HTML5 or Flash? With Yokto’s New Video Player, You Don’t Have To Choose

<a href="http://www.yokto.tv/">Yokto</a> is a newly launched video platform which offers an embeddable player that intelligently switches between a Flash-based interface or HTML5, depending on the dev

Qualcomm, Adobe Optimize Flash For Snapdragon-Powered Android Phones

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/adobe-flash.png" /><a href="http://crunchgear.com/tag/flash">Adobe Flash</a> is to the <a href="http://crunchgear.com/tag/smartphone">s

Flash in the Pan

<img src='//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/flashinthepan.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />The news from NBC/Universal/Comcast is that the cable giant has finally made deals with bo

Google Chrome Can Now Clean Up Flash's Cookie Mess

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-297601" title="a" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/a1.jpg" alt="" />I still don't particularly like the fact that Google decided to <a hre

Adobe's Wallaby Can't Jump Very High

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/wallaby.jpg"> Earlier today, Adobe Labs released <a href="http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/wallaby/">Wallaby</a>, a <a href="http://www.tec

When Will Apple Cave And Accept Flash? Maybe When It Doesn't Suck

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/flashlogo.png"> I read an <a href="http://www.zdnet.com/blog/google/adobe-says-flash-will-be-hugewhen-will-apple-follow-androids-flash-lead/2

Read The Fine Print: No Motorola Xoom Flash Support Until 'Spring 2011'

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/noflashxoom.jpg" />Bad news for those of you who were looking forward to the release of the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/xoom/"

AMD Hardware Acceleration Comes To Flash Player 10.2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/amdflash.jpg" />Adobe released version 10.2 of its Flash Player yesterday, but this bit of news may have flown under the radar. It seems

Google Clarifies Their H.264 Stance, Hands Keys Of Web Video's Future Back To Flash

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-263985" title="key" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/key.png" alt="" />Earlier this week, Google wrote a very short <a href="http://blog.c

So Google, You'll Be Dropping Support For Flash Next, Right?

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-262846" title="f" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/f.png" alt="" />Do you smell that? Just wait a second. You will. <blockquote>Though H.2

The Gloves Are Off: Google Chrome Browser Will Drop Support For H.264 Video Codec

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/webm.png"> In the world of online video, there is a battle brewing over the next dominant standard for online video, especially on HTML5 Web

Chrome Browser Sandboxes Flash To Protect Against Malware

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/chrome-bugs.jpg"> One of the big issues with Flash is that it introduces all sorts of security vulnerabilities, especially if you don't have

Flash Free: Aviary Hatches A Lightweight HTML5 Photo Editor For The Web

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-247651" title="aa" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/aa5.png" alt="" /><a href="http://aviary.com">Aviary</a> is very good at what they do.

Fixing a Hole

<img src='//tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/beatlesforsale.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />And it really doesn’t matter if I’m wrong I’m right where I belong, sings Paul McCa
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