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Ubiquitous PDF: NYT Bestselling author offers work gratis as PDF downloads

Dan Shea

Vocal Creative Commons evangelist Cory Doctorow has been in the news lately, celebrating both his novel's 4th consecutive list on the New York Times Bestseller List and the release of a new graphic novel based on his short stories.

Enterprise & Government   June 12, 2008

This week in PDF: Datalogics to distribute Adobe JobReady 3.0

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen one company announce that it will exclusively distribute Adobe's software solution for print providers, while another updated its DWG-to-PDF conversion tool and a third vendor updated its PDF-related developer products.

Creative & Print   June 12, 2008

callas software debuts callas pdfToolbox 4.0

Nettie Hartsock

Germany-based callas software showed off its latest and major updated release pdfToolbox 4.0 last week at Drupa 2008.

Creative & Print   June 04, 2008

Apple Insider's "sneak peek" at Acrobat 9

Dan Shea

AppleInsider's Ron Freedom has published his first impressions of Acrobat 9, whose launch is expected later this year. So what new functionality can we expect from the next version of Acrobat? "Surprisingly little," according to Freedom.

Enterprise & Government   May 29, 2008

This week in PDF: Foxit Reader security hole patched

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a security and bug-fix update to a popular PDF viewer, the development of a technique for embedding 3D images into PDF documents and Xerox's adoption of the Adobe Print Engine.

Creative & Print   May 29, 2008

Ubiquitous PDF: PDF guide to evaluating impact of employee training

Dan Shea

Business consulting firm Business Perfornace P/L has released a comprehensive PDF guide allowing users to measure the bottom-line impact of employee training.

Enterprise & Government   May 29, 2008

This week in PDF: Updates galore

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen a flurry of updates, including those to an online PDF security service, a desktop publishing program and a PDF-to-Word converter.

Enterprise & Government   May 22, 2008

Vitrium Systems to launch docmetrics at SIIA NetGain conference

Dan Shea

Vitrium Systems has announced that it will officially launch the web-based docmetrics application at this year's Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) NetGain conference, May 18-20 in San Francisco.

Enterprise & Government   May 22, 2008

Secunia reveals flaw in Foxit Reader 2.x

Nettie Hartsock

Secunia Research has released a security advisory in regard to a vulnerability in its Foxit Reader program which can be exploited to compromise a user's system.

Enterprise & Government   May 22, 2008

Cerience announces RepliGo Reader

Nettie Hartsock

Cerience Corporation announced the beta version of RepliGo Reader, its native PDF viewing application for BlackBerry smartphones from Research in Motion.

Enterprise & Government   May 15, 2008

Baltsoft announces free PDF converter online site

Nettie Hartsock

Lithuania-based Baltsoft has announced its online PDF conversion site, which enables users to convert MS Word documents images, web pages and vector graphic files to PDF documents.

Enterprise & Government   May 15, 2008

This week in PDF: Free PDF library released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen regular community updates of the PDF SDK, Quick PDF Library, the release of a free PDF library, an update to Adobe's PDF-compatible eBook software and Microsoft's certification of a PDF software vendor.

Developer   May 15, 2008

This week in PDF: PDF presentation suite released

Dan Shea

This week in PDF has seen the release of a new PDF presentation suite along with updates to a PDF reference management product and a PDF developer library.

Enterprise & Government   May 08, 2008

PDF3D adds unified 3D file conversion in latest release

Nettie Hartsock

PDF3D has released PDF3D-SDK 1.5 which adds a new unified 3D file conversion architecture with wider support for more interface types.

Creative & Print   May 08, 2008

Even Mickey loves a PDF conference

Nettie Hartsock

The Adobe Acrobat & PDF Conference is in full swing and chock-full of fantastic information for graphic specialists and PDF aficionados worldwide.

Enterprise & Government   May 01, 2008

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