In any rundown of the current computing constellation, you have to mention Microsoft's power with programmers being tethered to desktops and laptops (the vast majority of which run Windows). As for Google, that company is trying to dominate what it believes is the new frontier, cloud computing, where applications run on the Web. But Adobe is trying to run down the middle with a strategy that touches on both domains. CNET News' Stephen Shankland explains what's behind Adobe's thinking.
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