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Adobe to acquire Virtual Ubiquity

Adobe has signed a deal to acquire Virtual Ubiquity and its ground-breaking online word processor, Buzzword. Adobe says the acquisition is part of its corporate strategy to foster a vibrant ecosystem for rich internet application development built on Adobe AIR.

Buzzword is a collaborative online word processor that lets individuals work toget
her to create documents. Features include advanced typography, page layout controls, and robust support for integrated graphics, regardless of the browser or device.

Buzzword was developed using Adobe Flex software and runs in the Adobe Flash Player. The application also runs on Adobe AIR for use offline.

Details can be found here

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