• Los Altos April 18, 2021 1:13 am

    Founder of Adobe and Developer of PDFs Dies at Age 81

    Charles “Chuck” Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — died at age 81

  • Facebook July 17, 2018 3:24 pm

    Want to Sleep on the Job? This Texas Mattress Company Has an Internship for You

    You don’t have to be awake at work as a Mattress Firm intern. The mattress store is hiring a “snoozetern” to help the company’s social media team tease product launches and assist customers in selecting the ideal bed, it announced in a news release Tuesday. The intern, who will be based at Mattress Firm’s headquarters in Houston, will be responsible...

  • United States July 16, 2018 11:20 pm

    Making the Most of Amazon's Prime Day

    Amazon’s third annual Prime Day started off with more of a crash than a bang. Many customers who logged on at 3 p.m. Monday hoping to find deals instead encountered an error message

  • Northern California July 9, 2018 5:37 pm

    CAL Fire Determines Electric Power Lines Caused 12 North Bay Fires

    CAL Fire officials determined that electric power lines and failure of power poles caused part of the massive North Bay wildfires in California that eventually killed dozens of people and ravaged thousands of homes in October. Officials completed a total of 12 investigations of more than 170 fires that burned at least 245,000 acres in Northern California. Nearly half of...

  • Facebook March 28, 2018 4:03 pm

    New Service Aims to Follow Users Across Multiple Devices

    Some 60 companies including such leading brands as Subway, Sprint and the NFL are joining forces to help each other follow you around online. Adobe, a company better known for Photoshop and PDF files, says the new Device Co-op initiative it is organizing will help companies offer more personalized experiences and make ads less annoying by filtering out products and...

  • Anne D'Innocenzio December 25, 2017 1:48 pm

    Shoppers Spending More May Made the Season Merry for Retailers

    Shoppers who were feeling good about the economy and spending more than expected on items like kitchen gadgets, toys and coats may have made this the best holiday season in several years. That’s good news for retailers, some of which have had few reasons of late to be merry. But there’s no question that stores need to keep adapting to...

  • Anne D'Innocenzio November 30, 2017 9:00 pm

    Holiday Shopping Trends: Deals, Some Impulse Buying, ‘Robust' Spending

    As shoppers have bought TVs and toys so far this holiday season, they’ve shown a desire for deals but also an inclination for some impulse spending, retail experts say. Shoppers were on track to spend more compared to last year. The National Retail Federation trade group called spending so far “robust,” and reiterated its forecast that holiday sales will rise...

  • NBC November 28, 2017 11:14 pm

    Cyber Monday Sees Record-Breaking Sales

    Cyber Monday was the largest online sales day ever, bringing in $6.59 billion, according to analysts from Adobe.

  • smartphones November 28, 2017 3:35 am

    Stores Offer Deals, Shoppers Take to Their Phones for Cyber Monday

    Weeks of deals didn’t stop people from heading online to shop on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Cyber Monday is likely to be the biggest U.S. online shopping day ever, according to Adobe Analytics, the research arm of software maker Adobe. Nearly $6.6 billion in sales were forecast by the end of the day, up about 17 percent from a year...

  • New Jersey November 25, 2017 11:01 pm

    Shoppers Out Seeking Deals, Though Sales Have Crept Earlier

    Parking lots were full and shopping bags were plentiful in some places Saturday as holiday gift-seekers were out looking for bargains, even as the competition among retailers to offer earlier deals and snag customers first has pulled sales forward. At the Woodbury Common outlets north of New York City, retail expert Craig R. Johnson was impressed by how many people...

  • United States November 22, 2017 8:41 pm

    At $1 Billion a Day, Online Shopping Has Set New Record

    It’s barely Thanksgiving and online shoppers have already spent $28.6 billion shopping online, 18 percent more than they did last year, according to Adobe Analytics. Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, is expected by Adobe to be largest online shopping day in history, with an expected $6.6 billion in sales, CNBC reported. In all, online holiday spending is expected to...

  • United States November 12, 2017 2:55 am

    Chinese Spend Billions Shopping Online on ‘Singles Day'

    Chinese consumers have spent billions of dollars shopping online for anything from diapers to diamonds on “Singles Day,” a day of promotions that has grown into the world’s biggest e-commerce event. China’s largest e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, said Sunday sales by the thousands of retailers on its platforms for the 24-hour period on Saturday amounted to 168.3 billion yuan ($25.3...

  • NBC October 19, 2017 4:16 am

    Death Toll From North Bay Fires Jumps to 42

    The death toll from Northern California’s destructive wildfires is at 42 after Sonoma County found the remains of another person.

  • Asher Klein October 12, 2017 5:27 pm

    Equifax Takes a Webpage Down as It Probes Whether It Was Breached Again

    Equifax, the credit reporting company at the heart of a major hacking scandal, has taken a customer help page offline as it looks into into a report that it has been breached again, CNBC reported. An independent security analyst found part of the company’s website was under the control of attackers trying to install fraudulent, malware-infected Adobe Flash updates, the...

  • NBC November 9, 2017 10:06 pm

    How You Can Help With North Bay Fire Relief Efforts

    Donations and volunteers are needed in Northern California as local fire crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have wiped out entire neighborhoods and left scores of people unaccounted for in wine country.

  • JUDGE May 26, 2017 10:25 am

    ‘Best Day of My Life': Meet the Man Who Won the $25K Adobe Video Editing Contest

    It still hasn’t sunk in for one video editor who beat out over 9,000 submissions to be crowned the winner of the Adobe-Imagine Dragons music video editing contest.

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