Tag: macromedia

Karl’s Corner: Digital Editions

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The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks about Adobe’s new eBook viewer, currently in beta.

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While you were sleeping… (off your holiday cheer)

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The world of PDF has been far from idle over the Northern Winter, and much has happened in and around the format that we know and love. Among other things, Adobe announced its Q4 financial results, Sony released a new dedicated eBook reader and Microsoft has made progress in its quest for standardization.

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Adobe completes Macromedia acquisition

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Adobe has announced the completion of its acquisition of Macromedia, Inc. The stock-based transaction was formally finalized on December 3, and as a result, shares of Macromedia common stock were converted for the right to receive 1.38 shares of Adobe common stock.

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Editorial: Adobe-Macromedia — Untangling the web

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The acquisition of Macromedia by Adobe is now complete, and the combined company can now get down to the serious business of integrating its operations. What will be the face of this new, ‘Macrobe?’ Dan Shea speculates in his latest editorial.

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Editorial: When the dust settles, what can we expect from Flashy acquisition?

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Since the news of the Adobe-Macromedia merger, industry analysts, bloggers and other commentators have all put in their two cents. Since opinions vary wildly from source-to-source, that has included everything from dire predictions for users to untrammeled positivity and many shades between. Dan Shea explains his take in his latest editorial.

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Shareholders approve Adobe-Macromedia deal

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So now it’s final. Adobe Systems, Inc. and Macromedia, Inc. announced last week that the stockholders of each company have voted in favor of the proposed acquisition of Macromedia by the San Jose, CA-based software giant. Of the outstanding shares voted by each company, the result was overwhelmingly in favor of the merger, with the ‘Yes’ vote netting close to a unanimous result in both camps.

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Pam Deziel on Macromedia and future of Acrobat

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With the recent acquisition of Macromedia, Adobe-watchers around the world ponder the future of Acrobat and the PDF format. Planet PDF recently spoke to Adobe Acrobat’s Director of Product Marketing, Pam Deziel at the Adobe Acrobat and PDF conference to find out. See the interview at Planet PDF.

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Adobe to acquire Macromedia

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Adobe Systems has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Macromedia in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion.

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