Adobe is getting with the Web program: PhoneGap maker Nitobi will give Adobe tools for building mobile sites with Web standards, and TypeKit brings Web font subscriptions.
Developers writing apps using the Cordova software foundation now can reach Mozilla's browser-based operating system as well as Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry OS.
Five years after it shook up the Web with its unexpected debut, Chrome gambles again as it takes the Web offline with its new "packaged apps."
A partnership with Nitobi to will make it easier to build applications using Web technology on Symbian phones using the PhoneGap software.
CNET and Jefferies are running a survey about customers' views about how well Adobe is doing with its Creative Cloud subscription and HTML5 design, and we'd like to hear what you think.
Creative Cloud subscriptions jumped by 221,000 to reach 700,000 in Adobe's most recent quarter. In an exclusive interview, Adobe Chief Shantanu Narayen says that is evidence Adobe is "well on our way to a very successful transition."
Those who would find fault with Adobe for living in the past need to rethink their positions, because the company is serious about Web and mobile technologies.
With CSS shaders, Adobe hopes to bring dynamic, programmable 3D graphics effects to Web content. Apple and Opera back the proposed standard.
As typographically rich publishing reaches beyond paper to the Web, Monotype Imaging expands its customer base by buying its rival's MyFonts Web service as well as lots of fonts.
Lost in the mobile Flash hubbub is Adobe's big shift to cloud computing and software as a service.