Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Oct 2010 21:32 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Well, this is interesting. The New York Times caught wind of a special and secret meeting between Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer and Adobe's frontman Shantanu Narayen. They claim the entire talk was dedicated to the fight against Apple, and one of the options discussed was... Microsoft acquiring Adobe.
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"Both" companies?

Apple is no threat to Microsoft. The two companies work together at the very highest levels. They don't compete - they work around each other, and have been doing so for well over a decade.

Adobe is the one who's scared here. If Microsoft ends up buying Adobe, Apple will be a very happy company, since it would give them great influence (via their collaboration with Microsoft) over some of the Mac's most popular programs.

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