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Adobe Flash Fans Want a Chance to Fix Its One Million Bugs Under an Open Source License

While Adobe is finally mercy killing Flash, its multimedia software that helped power countless web applications like games and videos faced but widespread criticism for its rapid decline in usefulness and growing number of security vulnerabilities, some fans want to keep it alive as an open-source project for the future. Read More >>

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Adobe is Finally Killing Flash (For Real, This Time)

Here it is, hiding halfway down the company’s latest press release, like a guillotine in a crowded town square: “Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash.” Boom. That’s the sound of the blade dropping, and Flash, finally, thankfully, mercifully dying. Because Adobe just killed it. Read More >>

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Adobe is Finally Killing the Flash Name

Steve Jobs was right. Flash never stood a chance of surviving in the same world as HTML5. And now, nearly five years after Steve Jobs shared his thoughts, Adobe is finally laying the name to rest. Farewell, Flash Professional. Hello, Adobe Animate. Read More >>

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Firefox Now Blocks Flash by Default

The Mozilla Firefox web browser now blocks Flash by default. “Blocks”, doesn’t mean it asks you nicely if you’d really like to use Flash. It doesn't mean it automatically pauses Flash videos like Google Chrome does. It means Mozilla has decided that Flash is going down. Read More >>

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Flash Just Patched a Huge Security Flaw, Go Update it Right Now

Adobe just patched up a gaping security flaw that could affect anyone who logs on to eBay, Tumblr, Instagram, or other popular sites. If you're a person who visits any of those domains (or really, any website out there that might use Flash), you really should update your stuff right now. Read More >>

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The Mixed Blessings of HTML5

The last few years have seen some huge developments in the world of online technologies. Flash is a dying platform, abandoned now by Android and relegated to a selection of whitelisted sites by the modern version of IE10, and HTML5 is becoming the norm for rich interactivity. This must be a boon for developers of web-based resources, right? Wrong. Read More >>