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Adobe to focus Flash on games and "premium" video

Flash might not be dead, but Adobe is acting like it knows it's past its prime.

Case in point: the company ditched Flash for mobile late last year, and is increasingly hedging its bets with investments in standards-based web technologies like HTML5.

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Adobe is jumping the gun on HTML5

Last week, Adobe announced that it is abandoning Flash for mobiles and Flash for televisions.

It was a significant announcement that raised a lot of eyebrows, and led some to question whether the end of Flash is near. One of Apple's biggest fanboys even went so far as to declare the company's retreat from mobile Steve Jobs' last triumph.

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Just as companies abandon Flash, Adobe turns to HTML5

HTML5 is coming, and a growing number of companies are trying to kick the Flash habit, even if on a limited basis. The latest: popular online document sharing service Scribd.

According to the startup's CTO, "We are scrapping three years of Flash development and betting the company on HTML5 because we believe HTML5 is a dramatically better reading experience than Flash."

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