Research in Motion will continue to use Adobe Flash Player, at least for the BlackBerry Playbook tablet, even after Adobe announced it will discontinue Flash for the mobile web.
With Adobe announcing the beginning of the end of Flash, what should businesses do with their Flash-based websites?
Adobe is transitioning from Flash plug-in to HTML5 for desktop browsers, too.
Adobe is working on a fix for a Flash Player vulnerability that can be exploited via clickjacking techniques to turn on people's webcams or microphones without their knowledge.
While HTML5 is replacing Flash for mainstream sites, online games and media-rich apps will get a boost from Flash Player 11 and AIR3.
Despite early successes on the Web, the latter years of Flash have been a tale of missed opportunities.