NYT: ‘Microsoft and Adobe Chiefs Meet to Discuss Apple’

Bombshell from Nick Bilton:

Steven A. Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive, recently showed up with a small entourage of deputies at Adobe’s offices to hold a secret meeting with Adobe’s chief executive, Shantanu Narayen.

The meeting, which lasted over an hour, covered a number of topics, but one of the main thrusts of the discussion was Apple and its control of the mobile phone market and how the two companies could partner in the battle against Apple. A possible acquisition of Adobe by Microsoft were among the options.

And people wonder why Apple hasn’t added Flash Player support to iOS.

Thursday, 7 October 2010