Applications

Flashpoint for Adobe in Macromedia purchase

Takeover aims to stave off threats from Microsoft and open standards, but gets mixed reaction from developers and designers.

Takeover aims to stave off threats from Microsoft and open standards, but deal gets mixed reaction from developers and designers.

Making peace for a bigger fight

news analysis With $3.4 billion bid for Macromedia, Adobe aims to stave off threats from Microsoft and open standards.
April 18, 2005

Developers mixed over Macromedia buy

Designers, developers express mix of optimism and apprehension about merger. Companies post FAQ to allay concerns.
April 18, 2005

Macromedia deal worth $3.4 billion

Document publishing giant looks to multimedia content as the next step in building its software empire.
April 18, 2005

previous coverage

Adobe versus the world

newsmaker CEO Bruce Chizen sheds light on why Adobe's products command top dollar while other desktop software prices plummet.
February 23, 2005