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The future of Adobe Fireworks

While we are not planning further feature development for Fireworks, we will continue to sell Fireworks CS6 as well as make it available as part of the Creative Cloud. We will provide security updates as necessary and may provide bug fixes. We plan to update Fireworks to support the next major releases of both Mac OS X and Windows.

Adobe acknowledges InDesign issue with latest MacBook

“We’re taking this issue very seriously,” he said. “I wish we had more to share at this time but I’ll be sure to share what comes down the line from the engineers relating to solutions or any workarounds they can find.”

Good for them for acknowledging the issue.

‘A giant middle finger’

In English: Photoshop CS5 will not be patched for this vulnerability. The only way to remain secure is to upgrade to Photoshop CS6 for $200.

This could get ugly.

∞ Adobe responds to Creative Suite pricing criticism

Following criticism of its pricing for future versions of Creative Suite, Adobe responded on Monday with a statement sent to The Loop. “Our aggressive subscription price for Adobe Creative Cloud – $49 per month for every Adobe Creative Suite application, … Continued

∞ Adobe stops development of mobile Flash

Jason Perlow got this from his sources. It’s announcement that Adobe will make: Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app … Continued

∞ Adobe to cut 750 jobs

MarketWatch:

Adobe Systems on Tuesday said it is cutting about 750 jobs, mainly in North America and Europe as part of a restructuring of the company. The company said it expects to record about $87 million to $94 million in pre-tax restructuring charges.

∞ Photoshop Elements 10, Premiere Elements 10 in the Mac App Store

Two of Adobe’s newest applications for the Mac have made their way onto the Mac App Store. Photoshop Elements 10 and Premiere Elements 10 are both available on Apple’s software store for download. Both applications cost $79.99 and weigh-in at about 1GB each. The Elements moniker signifies that these are Adobe’s consumer-level applications, but based on their professional counterpart.

∞ Adobe acquires TypeKit

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch announced at the company’s MAX 2011 conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday that Adobe has acquired Typekit, a subscription-based online font service. Typekit enables Web designers to legally license and embed typefaces on their Web pages. … Continued

∞ Adobe Creative Developer Tour 2011

The Adobe Creative Suite provides many opportunities for partners to provide not only software and solutions based on Adobe technology but also consulting, contract development and integration services. The key themes for the Creative Developer Event are: Extensibility – Efficiently … Continued

∞ Adobe unveils Creative Suite 5.5, new CS release schedule

Adobe unveiled the latest major release of its Creative Suite product line, introducing many new features in the applications. The company also changed the release schedule for future major releases of the suite.

Calling Creative Suite 5.5 a “mid-cycle product release,” Adobe said it focused on three main areas: Proliferation of Devices; Design and Interactivity; and Monetization.

“Our customers are faced with the opportunity to reach more customers through mobile devices than the desktop,” Dave Burkett, Vice President and General Manager, Adobe Creative Suite Design and Web Segments, told The Loop. “That’s a real game changer.”

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∞ Firefox VP sees HTML5 as answer to Flash

Mozilla VP of products Jay Sullivan calls HTML5 “the longer-term answer” to problems caused by Adobe Flash. “With Firefox 4, Internet Explorer 9, and Chrome, to the extent that we provide functionality in enough browsers, then the developers will switch … Continued