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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 4: future war

Right now, Adobe needs Microsoft. They need their Windows franchise because most of their customers use Windows. Dilemma. But what if Apple can help Adobe through this coming creative block and possibly become Adobe’s next muse? In the first installment, I looked at the history of Adobe Flash and the factors that prompted the buy-out […]

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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 3: the lines are drawn

What with Microsoft looking to satiate their shareholders with yet more growth, they now look to unseat Adobe and take their creative crown. If this is to be the next battle ground in the computer software industry, then with the board set and the pieces in place, let battle commence. In the first installment, I […]

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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 2: the standards

Good ideas count for nothing without commercial backing and trust. In this day & age, standards and file formats are the flags under which massed armies of developers now march. Adobe has their PDF format and Microsoft has their Metro format. With their respective standard-bearers ready, these two armies march forward to begin battle for […]