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Topic: Flash

Briefly: AT&T objection, Skyfire sold-out, PayPal vulnerability

11/03/2010, 09:11 pm

AT&T issued a statement Wednesday refuting T-Mobile's claim to "America's largest 4G network." The Skyfire browser iOS app, which converts Flash video to HTML5, "sold-out" after just 5 hours of availability, and a security flaw in the PayPal iPhone app could let hackers intercept user passwords.

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Brightcove adds support HTTP Live Streaming for Apple iOS devices

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

Internet video host Brightcove, among the first to begin supporting iPhone-compatible H.264 video and HTML5, is now moving to support Apple's open HTTP Live Streaming format as well, hammering another nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight.

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Skyfire iOS browser approved by Apple, converts Flash video to HTML5

11/02/2010, 08:11 am

A new Apple-approved iPhone and iPad mobile browser from a startup company, set to launch this week, converts video from Adobe Flash to HTML5, though it won't work with Hulu.

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Apple's iOS pushes Microsoft to dial down Silverlight for HTML5

10/29/2010, 06:10 pm

While Apple's success with its mobile iOS platform is credited with invoking the proliferation of HTML5 video at the expense of Adobe's Flash, it's also causing a major shift in strategy for Microsoft's Silverlight.

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More than half of online videos are now in iOS-friendly HTML5 (H.264)

10/27/2010, 11:10 am

Apple's crusade against Adobe Flash has shown success in a new survey, which found that 54 percent of video online is now available in H.264 via HTML5, the modern standard for the web embraced by Apple in iOS and Mac OS X.

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Apple: Not preinstalling Flash on Macs ensures users have latest version

10/22/2010, 12:10 pm

Apple has issued an official comment on the lack of preinstalled Adobe Flash on the newly released MacBook Air and all future Macs, saying the change was done to ensure that users always have the latest version of Flash by downloading directly from Adobe.

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New MacBook Air ships without Flash installed

10/21/2010, 02:10 am

Users are reporting that Apple's MacBook Air models, which were unveiled Wednesday, are shipping without the Adobe Flash plugin installed.

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Apple to target Flash with video iAds

10/15/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple is reportedly expanding its iAd program to target integrated advertising within video clips in an effort to address the market for ad-supported multimedia now dominated by Adobe Flash.

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European Union ends antitrust investigations of Apple

09/25/2010, 08:09 am

The European Union has ended two antitrust investigations into Apple's iPhone policies after Apple relaxed developer restrictions and introduced cross-border warranty repair service.

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Apple's relaxing of App Store rules has 'muted' effect on Adobe

09/22/2010, 10:09 am

Apple's decision to allow intermediary tools to port software from formats like Flash to the iPhone did not have a significant effect on sales of Adobe products, the company's CEO said this week.

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Adobe releases beta of 64-bit Flash for Mac OS X, Windows

09/17/2010, 02:09 am

A preview release of a 64-bit version of Flash Player 10 is now available from Adobe.

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Adobe resumes development of Packager for iPhone tool

09/09/2010, 11:09 pm

Now that Apple has lifted restrictions banning Adobe's Flash to iPhone porting tool, Adobe will continue development of it for future releases of Flash Professional.

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Apple opens iOS to third-party dev tools, reveals approval guidelines

09/09/2010, 08:09 am

Apple on Thursday announced that it would no longer ban intermediary development tools for iOS as long as App Store software does not download any code, potentially paving the way for third-party software to convert applications from other formats like Adobe Flash.

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Vimeo launches Flash-free Universal Player for iPhone, iPad

08/18/2010, 01:08 am

Video sharing site Vimeo has launched a new embedable HTML5 video player aimed at Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Hardware acceleration added to Flash Player 10.1 for Mac

08/11/2010, 05:08 am

Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player for Mac that officially supports hardware acceleration for H.264 video content.

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European Union joins FTC investigation into Apple's opposition of Flash

08/10/2010, 09:08 am

Regulators from the European Union have reportedly joined the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in investigating Apple and its practice of blocking Adobe Flash from iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad.

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FTC believed to be investigating Apple's anti-Flash stance

08/05/2010, 02:08 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has denied a Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to a complaint filed by Adobe against Apple, stating that the release of the information would impede the commission's "law enforcement" duties.

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Secunia issues contradictory vulnerability report assailing Apple

07/22/2010, 07:07 pm

Danish security firm Secunia has issued a report graphically assailing Apple as having the "most security vulnerabilities" despite noting in its research that the "statistics provided should NOT be used to compare the overall security of products against one another."

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Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.

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War between Fring and Skype boosts Apple's Facetime

07/12/2010, 03:07 pm

A battle between Fring and Skype over mobile voice and video calls could ultimately result in faster adoption of Apple's Facetime as an open standard for mobile video calls.

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