No point waiting for Christmas
Microsoft has released a Windows update that removes Adobe's Flash Player before it reaches end of support on December 31, 2020.
Execution date set
Three years ago, long after the rise (and fall) of Flash, Adobe announced that its once-ubiquitous multimedia platform was finally going away. But Adobe never provided a specific date for when Flash would reach its end-of-life. Now it seems that its time on death row will be over on December 31, 2020.
Now the ghost of Steve Jobs will have to find another reason why Safari keeps breaking
More than a decade ago, Apple's High Priest Steve Jobs moaned that Flash was responsible for things breaking in his software. Now, it seems Apple is ending all connection with the software which appears to have outlasted Jobs himself.
By default, by design
Google today launched Chrome 76 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS and this time Adobe Flash is blocked by default.
Only used by eight percent of Chrome users
The percentage of daily Chrome users who've loaded at least one page containing Flash content per day has gone down from around 80 percent in 2014 to under eight percent in early 2018.
A present from best Korea
South Korean authorities have issued a warning regarding a brand new Flash zero day exploit has been deployed in the wild after being written by the glorious North Korean leader and Apple fanboy Kim Jong-un.
Everything is great
Western Digital has provided strong profit forecasts for the current quarter and the full year and said the flash memory market would grow faster this year.
Able to leap over bottlenecks in a single bound
Super Micro has been showing the assorted throngs at CES its all-flash NVMe™ (Non-Volatile Memory Express) 1U SuperServer which can accommodate up to 36 hot-swap Samsung NGSFF NVMe SSDs.
NAND flash prices continue to rise
Average selling prices for NAND flash memory chips rose three to 10 percent in the second quarter and are projected to continue rising through the third quarter.