Day: April 15, 2011

WWDC: Apple trailer trashes rivals

WWDC: Apple trailer trashes rivals Over 50 million copies of Apple’s QuickTime 4 player software have been downloaded, Apple revealed yesterday at the Worldwide Developer Conference. The company also gave developers a sneak preview of the next version of QT, and announced that recent Nielsen/NetRatings data found Apple’s Web site to be the most popular location to find movie trailers on the Web. The recently-released Lord of the Rings trailer has driven the site’s popularity, being downloaded 12 million times since April 7. Jarvis Mak, an Internet analyst from Nielsen/NetRatings in a press release said: “ and its partnership...

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Yahoo and Adobe partner on PDF, search

Yahoo and Adobe partner on PDF, search Yahoo and Adobe have entered an alliance aimed at boosting Yahoo’s Internet search tool while possibly turning more Net content into PDF (Portable Document Format) documents, to the advantage of Adobe’s PDF Reader product. The companies will launch a co-branded toolbar this week featuring Yahoo’s search, pop-up ad blocker and AntiSpy products alongside a Web-based service from Adobe that lets users create and access PDF files online, the companies said. Adobe will alert Reader users that the toolbar is available for download when it issues its next minor update in about a...

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