Adobe is pulling its Flash Player plug-in from Android’s Google Play store. It follows a decision to halt development of the software for mobile devices. The plug-in allows multimedia content created using the Flash format to be viewed via a web browser. Adobe will continue to develop the player for PCs. It will also support Air – a tool which lets developers turn web-based applications using Flash into standalone mobile apps. The Flash Player had been popular on Google Play – with two-thirds of users giving it a top score. Read the full story at the BBC.
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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.