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InBrief: Adobe, Formerly Macromedia

Latest news about the acquisition from around the world.

Adobe, formerly Macromedia

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  • Macromedia Is Now Adobe (Designorati) Beth Dean laments the loss of FireWorks and spec­u­lates on the merger’s re­sult­ing prod­uct line.
  • Ben Forta's ColdFusion Blog: Hello From Adobe (Web Services Journal – Montvale,NJ,USA) Yes, I now work for Adobe. Although, what I am do­ing is no dif­fer­ent to what I was do­ing while work­ing for Macromedia. Yes, I now work for Adobe.
  • Adobe and Macromedia Are One (Adobe) Adobe CEO Bruce Chizen dis­cuss­es his plans for the fu­ture of Adobe and Macromedia prod­ucts. As a sub­tle re­in­force­ment of the merg­er and his strat­e­gy, Chizen presents his vi­sion in a mul­ti­me­dia pre­sen­ta­tion au­thored in Macromedia Breeze.
  • Layoffs Pending After Adobe, Macromedia Merger (Digit UK) Adobe will re­duce part of its work­force in light of its ac­qui­si­tion of Macromedia, say­ing Monday that em­ploy­ees who don’t lose their jobs may be of­fered re­lo­ca­tion pack­ages.
  • Adobe Announces New Software Bundles (Forbes – USA) NEW YORK – No one can ac­cuse Adobe Systems of drag­ging its feet. Just two days af­ter fi­nal­iz­ing its $3.8 bil­lion ac­qui­si­tion of

  • Aftermarket Movers: Adobe vol­ume stays up (BusinessWeek – USA) DEC. 5 5:25 PM ET Heavy trad­ing in Adobe Systems Inc. car­ried in­to af­ter­mar­ket ac­tiv­i­ty Monday, fol­low­ing the an­nounce­ment that
  • Opinion: Adobe and Macromedia merg­er (Digit
    Magazine – UK) rea­sons. First of all, Dreamweaver is as close as pos­si­ble to a de fac­to stan­dard for a Web-design tool – a kind of Quark for HTML.
  • Adobe com­pletes Macromedia ac­qui­si­tion (Register – London,England,UK) Adobe has com­plet­ed the ac­qui­si­tion of Macromedia Software and is mark­ing ter­ri­to­ry on day one by hawk­ing three bun­dles com­bin­ing soft­ware from both com­pa­nies.
  • Adobe clinch­es Macromedia deal (Computer Business Review – UK) By Rhonda Ascierto. Adobe Systems Inc said Friday it had cleared the fi­nal reg­u­la­to­ry hur­dle to buy ri­val Macromedia Inc for $3.4bn.
  • Adobe Systems "strong buy" (New Ratings – USA) NEW YORK, December 5 (newrat​ings​.com) – Analysts at Brean Murray re­it­er­ate their "strong buy" rat­ing on Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.NAS).
  • Adobe Offers New Design Bundles (PhotoReview​.com​.au – Australia) December 6, 2005: Adobe Systems has an­nounced three new prod­uct bun­dles that com­bine the de­sign and pub­lish­ing prowess of Adobe Creative Suite 2 and Adobe
  • Adobe-Macromedia merg­er changes every­thing (Macworld UK) The merg­er be­tween Adobe and Macromedia marks a huge change in the land­scape of cre­ative tools, not least Web de­vel­op­ment. It’s bare­ly five years since Adobe and Macromedia were su­ing each oth­er over al­leged patent in­fringe­ments – a bat­tle that end­ed in a vir­tu­al draw.
  • Adobe Completes Acquisition of Macromedia (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance) SAN JOSE, Calif.—-Dec. 5, 2005–Adobe Systems Incorporated to­day an­nounced the com­ple­tion of its ac­qui­si­tion of Macromedia, Inc. The trans­ac­tion was fi­nal­ized on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005.
  • Adobe, Macromedia Deal Nearly Done (Developer Pipeline) ‘Macrodobe’ com­bo with Macromedia’s Flash, Dreamweaver and Adobe’s Acrobat, PhotoShop sta­bles could be coun­ter­weight to Microsoft.
  • Adobe and Macromedia are one (Economic Times – India) Adobe has an­nounced the com­ple­tion of its ac­qui­si­tion of Macromedia. The trans­ac­tion was fi­nalised on Saturday, December 3, 2005.

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