Adobe to pull plug on Flash, ending an era

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/adobe-pull-plug-flash-ending-era-160633803–finance.html

By Salvador Rodriguez SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc’s Flash, a once-ubiquitous technology used to power most of the media content found online, will be retired at the end of 2020, the software company announced Tuesday. Adobe, along with partners Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc and Mozilla Corp, said support for Flash will ramp down across the internet in phases over the next three years.