Monday, May 02, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
You Can No Longer Use Google In Cortana searches
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Google's Pichai Sees the End of Computers
Amazon Reports Strong Quarter
Sony Reports Loss But PlayStation Keeps Performing Well
Japan Display Showcase The Latest In Display Technologies In SID DISPLAY WEEK 2016
Strong Galaxy S7 Sales Keep Samsung's Profit High
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 08, 2010
Microsoft to Buy Adobe: report


A media report stirred speculation that Adobe it might become an acquisition target for Microsoft.

The New York Times reported that Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer had met secretly with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen at Adobe's San Francisco offices "recently."

The two discussed Apple s dominance in mobile phones and considered several options to counteract that, including Microsoft acquiring Adobe, the newspaper reported, citing employees and consultants involved in the discussions.

Adobe Systems Inc's stock skyrocketed on Thursday after the report.

Such a deal could be worth $15 billion or more based on Adobe's current market value.

Microsoft has already been offering the - competing to Flash - Silverlight media player technology. However, Silverlight has not gained prominence in the market. A possible acquisition would offer Microsoft the chance to integrate Flash graphics and video capabilities into software for new phones and tablet computers, and to counter Apple, which is not supporting Adobe's technology.


Previous
Next
Amazon To Open Android App Store        All News        OCZ To Produce New SandForce-Driven Deneva Series of SSDs
Opera To Participate In in Open Screen Project     General Computing News      Apple To Offer New Music Service

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Microsoft, Google Drop Complaints Against Each Other
Microsoft Reports Profit But Windows Business Keeps Declining
Microsoft Sues U.S. Government Over Data Requests
Microsoft's Edge Browser To Limit Flash Support
Toyota, Microsoft To Work Together On Connected Technologies
Build 2016: Microsoft Announces Cloud Services, Developer Tools
Microsoft's BUILD 2016 Conference Kicks Off
Microsoft Apologizes for Offensive Tweets Made By Its 'Tay' Chatbot
Microsoft Supports Yahoo Bidders
Microsoft Apologizes For "Sexy" GDC Party
Microsoft Extends Support For Intel Skylake PCs With Older Windows Versions

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .