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9:25 AM ET, April 26, 2007

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Adobe:
Adobe to Open Source Flex  —  For immediate release  —  Gives Developers Ability to Enhance Flex Framework for Delivering Rich Internet Applications  —  Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced plans to release source code for Adobe® Flex™ as open source.
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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Adobe opensources Flex (Exclusive Videos with Adobe)  —  This morning I met with several members of the Adobe Flex team.  —  Official News on Adobe's Site about Flex going Open Source.  —  I have two videos of our conversation:  —  1. Video of our conversation this morning.
Discussion: TechCrunch, WebProNews and Paul Mooney
Ryan Stewart / The Universal Desktop:
Adobe Flex goes open source  —  Adobe is announcing tonight that the Flex SDK will be open sourced under the Mozilla public license, the same license that they open sourced the Action Script VM under (the Tamarin project).  The move is just the latest in a trend of an increasingly open ecosystem around Flash …
Discussion: Ted On Flex, kuwamoto.org and digg
Ted Leung / Ted Leung on the Air:
Adobe open sources Flex  —  Last week while I was in San Francisco, I sat down for an hour with David Wadhwani, the VP of product development for Flex and Ely Greenfield, one of the Flex architects.  After I wrote my original post about open sourcing Flash, I got a note from David asking …
Josh Tynjala / Zeus Labs:   Breaking News! Flex Goes Open Source.
Mark Anders / Mark Anders' Blog:   Flex To Go Open Source!
Acoliver / blog.buni.org:
I eat crow: Flex to open source under Mozilla Public License
Sho / kuwamoto.org:   Flex SDK being open sourced
Robert Scoble / PodTech.net:
Breaking News: Adobe Flash (Flex) goes Open Source
Discussion: Compiler and Channel 9
PR Newswire:
Apple Reports Second Quarter Results  —  Earnings Grow 88 Percent Year-over-Year  —  CUPERTINO, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2007 second quarter ended March 31, 2007.  The Company posted revenue of $5.26 billion …
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Steve Dowling / Apple:
FY 07 Second Quarter Results Conference Call
Discussion: BloggingStocks, MacUser and Apple 2.0
Cynthia Brumfield / IP Democracy:
Apple's Profit Skyrockets as Board Backs Jobs
Steve Dowling / Apple:
Apple Board Members Bill Campbell, Millard Drexler, Albert Gore Jr., Arthur D. Levinson, Eric Schmidt and Jerry York today released the following statement  —  We are not going to enter into a public debate with Fred Anderson or his lawyer.  Steve Jobs cooperated fully with Apple's independent investigation …
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Kevin Kelleher / GigaOM:
Steve Jobs, saved by the rising stock  —  Thursday will mark a red-letter day for Apple: For the first time its stock will rise above $100 a share, a tenfold increase in a little more than three years.  Think about that: If Google had risen that much since its IPO, it would be trading at $850.
Christopher MacManus / ATRACLife:
Sony to Release B100 Series Drag and Drop Walkman  —  In a stunning revelation brought forth to ATRACLife from trustworthy insiders, Sony is soon to debut a new flash-based Walkman to the world.  What differentiates this device from previous Walkmans is its absolute freedom in music transfer.
AppleInsider:
Apple to build new features into iPhone, Apple TV free of charge  —  Apple said Wednesday it will leverage its proven capability in the area of software development to gradually add new software features and applications to its iPhone and Apple TV products free of charge, providing its customers with the "greatest possible experience."
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
Saving Links Through IM with Meshly  —  Meshly is not really like Twitter; it is not really like del.icio.us; and it is not really like digg.  But comparisons to all three are fair when trying to figure out just what exactly Meshly actually is.  Like Twitter, Meshly is an instant blogging application …
Peter Wayner / New York Times:
Looking Perfect, One Pixel at a Time  —  December may be more than seven months away, but that is barely enough time for purists to lose 20 pounds, grow out bad haircuts, clean up those blemishes, and get the photos to the printer in time to mail out holiday cards.
Steve / The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs:
Radically, transparently stupid  —  Maybe you've heard of Steve Rubel.  He's this smarmy PR guy from Edelman PR who thinks he's Mr. Know It All when it comes to blogging.  He's always talking about "radical transparency" even though, let's face it, he makes his living telling friggin lies.
PR Newswire:
IAC Advertising Solutions Announces Contextual Advertising Product  —  Contextual advertising offering creates new revenue options for publishers, expands distribution options for Ask Sponsored Listings advertisers  —  OAKLAND, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — IAC Advertising Solutions …
 
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Ohio University:
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