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.
Otherwise a lot of history will disappear
A petition is asking Adobe to release Flash into the hands of the open-source community.
As if anyone will care by then
Adobe has announced it will stop distributing and updating Flash Player at the end of 2020 and is encouraging web developers to migrate any existing Flash content to open standards.