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Kim Dotcom's Mega yanks controversial 3D gun design

Kim Dotcom has ordered the removal from his Mega file-storage service design plans for a controversial one-bullet plastic gun.

Backlash rises against Adobe's subscription-only Creative Suite plan

A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

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Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.

Premiere Pro leads Adobe's video software in Creative Cloud

Adobe's latest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects bring video enhancements to its new software subscription package.

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Illustrator and InDesign get makeover, move to the cloud

InDesign and Illustrator—part of Adobe's original Creative Suite—will receive a series of upgrades, including a dark interface, support for Mac Retina displays, and signature Creative Cloud features like Sync Fonts, Sync Colors, and Sync Settings.

Photoshop moves to Creative Cloud, merges Photoshop Extended

Photoshop Extended, the more advanced, expensive package that included 3D capability and sophisticated image analysis tools has now been merged into Photoshop CC.

Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

Adobe shows off Photoshop camera shake-reduction tool

Adobe has released a video showing a tool intended for the next version of Photoshop.

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Adobe shows off Flash Pro 'CS7'—codenamed Hellcat

Adobe's next version of Flash Pro features a redesigned interface and should run much faster too.

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Adobe plans to halt boxed sales of Creative Suite software

Adobe's signature software for creative pros will be available via electronic download only this spring.

Adobe updates Photoshop, boosts Creative Cloud services

Adobe used its Creative Live event to spotlight updates to a range of its creative products and services.

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GoDaddy apologizes for outage with 30% discounts

The hosting service is offering across-the-board discounts to its customers as an apology for an outage that lasted several hours this week.

Adobe admits Flash exploits threaten Windows 8

Microsoft -- whose job it is to patch the hole -- won't issue the fix until Windows 8 ships October 26.

Microsoft plans large expansion in China to push cloud services

To benefit from a growing Chinese market, Microsoft on Thursday said it is increasing its investment in the country, with new hires, more research for local...

Windows Server 2012 embraces the data center

Microsoft has taken its server OS a giant step forward with Tuesday's release of Windows Server 2012.