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Adobe says shift to Creative Cloud subscriptions is working, despite controversy

Slowly but surely, Adobe’s Creative Cloud is gathering steam. The company says the subscription-based replacement to its Creative Suite now has 700,000 subscribers, up from 479,000 in the first quarter of 2013. As Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen told CNet, that’s ahead of their expectations. “The results overall say we’re ahead of where we thought we… Read More

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Amazon invests in Foxit, aims to improve Kindle PDF reading

Amazon.com has made an investment in Foxit Corp., a PDF technology company based in Fremont, Calif. — saying it plans to work with the company to improve the experience of reading PDFs on Amazon Kindle devices and Kindle apps. The deal was announced this morning, with financial terms undisclosed. “Kindle has long supported PDF as… Read More

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DocuSign faces new threat as Adobe inks deal to buy EchoSign

DocuSign is facing a new competitive challenge today as one of the company’s biggest rivals, EchoSign, was just gobbled up by Adobe. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but this new alliance could alter the electronic signature market. Seattle-based DocuSign, which raised a whopping $27 million in venture capital financing last December, is no stranger… Read More