The ground of computing seems to be shifting a great deal at the moment, with rumours of bids for ARM, Autonomy and several other players. The huge changes caused by the Internet, the rise of Social media, and mobile computing mean we live in ‘interesting times’. The latest rumour is that Microsoft might acquire Adobe. At least it might end Microsoft’s efforts to kill off the PDF file format. What do you think?
Mark Stephens has been working with Java and PDF since 1999 and has diversified into HTML5, SVG and JavaFX.
He also enjoys speaking at conferences and has been a Speaker at user groups, Business of Software, Seybold and JavaOne conferences. He has a very dry sense of humor and an MA in Medieval History for which he has not yet found a practical use.
Is Microsoft going to buy Adobe?
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