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Adobe appoints Prativa Mohapatra as VP, MD of India

Adobe has announced the appointment of Prativa Mohapatra as its Vice President and Managing Director for India operations. Succeeding Kulmeet Bawa, she will lead Adobe’s India business across Adobe Creative Cloud, Experience Cloud and Document Cloud. Starting her career at PwC India, she has over 25 years of experience and was previously working for IBM as their VP of Digital Sales for APAC.

Source: Business Today

Adobe to acquire Frame.io in $1.27 bn deal

Adobe said on Thursday that it will buy Frame.io in a $1.27 bn deal. Frame.io, a cloud-based video Collab platform, streamlines the video production and editing process by using cloud-first methods. Frame.io has over a million users across global brands, with its acquisition resulting in Adobe’s leading video editing capabilities merged with Frame.io’s cloud-first workflow, Adobe said. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

Source: Brandequity

Adobe Premiere Pro support for Apple M1 is out

Adobe has released support for Apple M1 devices on their Premiere Pro software. Since Dec 2020, support for M1 has been into beta testing and is being continually launched. In the new update Abode claims to have a 50% faster launch to 77% faster “editing”. Some other updates are also being added to Premiere Pro in the July update like the speech-to-text feature, captions customization feature, etc.

Goodbye to Adobe Flash Player with 2020

Adobe in July 2017 had said to discontinue updating and distributing Flash Player after Dec 31, 2020. Microsoft had also blocked Flash in most versions of Windows. The restriction on supporting Flash was put due to the availability of better, more secure options like HTML5, WebGL and WebAssembly. Adobe had advised uninstalling the software to protect systems, irrespective of its crucial role in web content across animation, interactive, audio and video.

Adobe reminds users to uninstall Flash Player immediately

Adobe has reminded users that it will stop supporting Flash Player after Dec 31, 2020. Even it will block games and animations running in Flash Player beginning Jan 12, 2021. “Keeping Flash Player on the system after Dec is risky and the company is recommending users to immediately uninstall it to help protect systems,” Adobe said and suggested users not to use third-party versions.  Adobe had first announced that it is killing Flash in July 2017. 

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Amazon’s cloud service sees widespread outage

Amazon Web Services has witnessed a large-scale outage on Wednesday, affecting its customers including — Video-streaming device maker Roku Inc, Adobe’s Spark platform, video-hosting website Flickr and the Baltimore Sun newspaper etc. Kinesis, a part of AWS’s cloud offerings, collects, processes and analyzes real-time data and offers insights, was experiencing increased error rates in US-East-1 Region and that impacted other AWS services.

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Adobe acquires marketing workflow management startup Workfront for $1.5B

Adobe to acquire Utah based work management platform for marketers Workfront, for $1.5 bn. The acquisition of Workfront, a long-standing partner of Adobe, will bring efficiency, collaboration, productivity gains to marketing teams and consolidate Adobe’s expertise in customer experience management. Workfront CEO Alex Shootman will continue to lead the Workfront team. Adobe and Workfront have a base of over 1,000 shared customers.

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Infosys to acquire digital customer experience firm Blue Acorn iCi

Infosys will acquire Blue Acorn iCi, Adobe Platinum partner in the US, and provider of digital customer experience, commerce and analytics. The move bolsters Infosys’ end-to-end customer experience offerings and shows its commitment to help clients navigate their digital transformation journey. Blue Acorn iCi brings significant cross-tech capabilities in customer experience, digital commerce, analytics, and experience driven commerce services.

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