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Microsoft decides to release Adobe Flash Player update for Windows after all

Microsoft decided to delay its February 2017 Patch Tuesday update for a month, due to some issues with the update package. However, the company has decided to release an Adobe Flash Player update in the meantime.
Mobile

How to install Flash on an Android phone or tablet

Miss the days of using Flash on your Android phone or tablet? Read this easy-to-follow guide on how to install it on devices running Android 4.1 or newer (and older versions too!).
Computing

Microsoft plans to lock Adobe Flash in a cage and throw away the key

Remember Adobe Flash? Microsoft certainly hasn't forgotten about it and in the next version of the Edge browser, you will have a little more control over it than you have in the past.
Computing

Google: Chrome browser battery usage on Mac laptops down a third, speeds up 15 percent

Thanks to Google's hard work, Mac laptop users now see a third more battery life, and platform-wide Chrome is 15 percent faster than a year ago. The blocking of Flash later this year may improve that even further.
Web

Flash will become click-to-play on Chrome later this year, Google says

Google's been trying to kill Flash for a long time, and replace it with HTML5. Later this year, users will need to actively enable Flash on sites that don't offer an HTML5 alternative, potentially prompting developers to drop the…
Computing

Adobe issues patch for ‘critical’ vulnerability that could crash your computer

Adobe is urging all users to update their Flash software in response to a "critical" flaw that was discovered in the program that could crash their computers or even allow them to be taken over remotely.
Computing

Adobe issues emergency patch for yet another Flash exploit

If you haven't updated Flash lately, you should do so immediately as Adobe has issued an emergency patch that addresses several vulnerabilities, including one exploit that is known to be in use in what Adobe calls "limited, targeted…
DT Daily

Dartmouth uses robot tackling dummies – and they’re FAST: DT Daily 1:48

Google declares war on Adobe's Flash player, Dartmouth rolls out some surprisingly swift robotic tackling dummies during football practice.
Web

Twitch pushing Flash out the door in favor of HTML5 in future updates

Twitch has begun the transition from Flash to HTML5 for its game live-streaming service, starting with HTML5 player controls. The underlying player is still Flash, but this is set to change in future updates.
Computing

Enough is enough: Mozilla blocks Flash in Firefox until Adobe fixes security holes

After 400GB files from Hacking Team were leaked, multiple vulnerabilities were found in Adobe Flash. To keep its users safer, Mozilla is blocking all versions of the Flash Player in Firefox until Adobe fixes all known exploits.
Computing

Two major security flaws in Adobe Flash and Windows found after Hacking Team leak

After spyware company Hacking Team was hacked itself earlier this week, two major vulnerabilities have been found in Adobe Flash and Windows systems that could actually lead to more secure systems as a result.
Computing

New Internet Explorer updates plug security holes in Adobe Flash Player, more

Redmond just released a new batch of security patches for Internet Explorer. Learn more here.