Adobe – argues Michael Mace, Cera Technology CEO, was chiefly to blame for mobile Flash’s failure, having built itself into a corner from which they couldn’t escape once the mobile market began to take off.
“If you look for root causes of the Flash failure, I think they go back many years to a fundamental misreading of the mobile market, and to short-term revenue goals that were more important than long-term strategy at both Macromedia and Adobe,” Mace wrote.
In other words, Macromedia initially built the Flash market by giving away the player completely free. As that began . . . → Read More: Adobe Flash Failures; Who’s to Blame?