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Watch out! There are hidden dangers lurking in your PDFs
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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email security
PDFs' convenience inadvertently aiding cybercriminals: Avast researchers reveal PDF files increasingly exploited to distribute malware and carry out scams.
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Adobe unveils AI Assistant for enhanced document experiences
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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ml
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martech
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creative technologies
Adobe introduced its first AI assistant in Acrobat and Reader, revolutionising document interaction with generative AI technology that provides useful tools.
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Epson unveils energy-efficient business inkjet printers in Singapore
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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printing
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sustainable it
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power / energy
Epson introduces WF-M5399 and WF-M5899, new energy-saving monochrome business inkjet printers in Singapore, supporting environmental sustainability.
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Oracle enhances Analytics Cloud with AI-powered capabilities
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Oracle unveils AI features for its Analytics Cloud, enabling self-service analytics and eliminating the need for data scientists or IT professionals.
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Oracle upgrades MySQL HeatWave with new AI capabilities
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Oracle unveils major improvements to MySQL HeatWave, including vector store and generative AI, at Oracle CloudWorld event in Las Vegas.
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Adobe Acrobat PDF now on Microsoft Windows’ Edge browser
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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ecm
Natively embedding Acrobat PDF technology in Microsoft Edge will deliver an enhanced PDF experience for Windows users and a seamless path to even more value.
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Frisk launches Document Fetcher as new feature of software platform
Fri, 2nd Dec 2022
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microsoft
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document management
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ecm
The company says this new tool will help make the process of fulfilling Freedom of Information (FOI) requests faster and more cost-effective.
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29-year-old EY finalist founded and bootstrapped world's fastest-growing pdf software company
Tue, 23rd Nov 2021
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wfh
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remote working
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pdf
Kiwi entrepreneur Max Ferguson, founder of software company Lumin, is a finalist in the 2021 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
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Adobe releases new Acrobat extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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microsoft
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martech
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creative technologies
Adobe Acrobat for Chrome and Acrobat for Edge offer a whole new way for users to go beyond the native PDF viewing experience.
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Adobe announces major new APIs for PDF extraction and creation
Tue, 17th Aug 2021
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cloud services
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microsoft
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hyperscale
Adobe introduces new APIs for document extraction and generation, aiming to enhance the document experience in remote and hybrid work environments.
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Nitro Software acquires PDFpen for $6m cash
Mon, 5th Jul 2021
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apple
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technology gifts
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pdf
Nitro Software to acquire PDFpen in a $6 million cash deal, expanding its productivity platform for Mac, iPhone, and iPad users.
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iText joins MuleSoft Technology Partner Program
Mon, 28th Jun 2021
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document management
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payroll systems
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printing
iText Software has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program, releasing a MuleSoft Certified Connector to enable users to generate PDFs.
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Interview: How iText adapts to the evolution of open source & PDF
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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document management
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ecm
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martech
iText, the pioneer of open source software for PDFs, shares its journey and commitment to innovation in the digital document workflow.
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How to defeat software sprawl with efficient document management tech
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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document management
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printing
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ecm
An abundance of technology can be both a blessing and a curse, particularly when it leads to software sprawl and unnecessary expenses.
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iText provides open source PDF tech for developers & business users
Mon, 7th Dec 2020
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open source
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pdf
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coding
iText provides versatile open source PDF technology for developers and business users – from PDF libraries to low-code products.
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Adobe releases 'Liquid Mode' to make PDFs more mobile-friendly
Fri, 25th Sep 2020
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printing
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cloud services
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document management
Adobe unveils 'Liquid Mode' to enhance reading experience on mobile devices, optimising documents for small screens.
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iText snaps up former Adobe exec as new CEO
Thu, 10th Sep 2020
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pdf
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itext
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job moves
Former Adobe executive Gary Fry has been appointed as the new CEO of PDF tech company iText Group, tasked with leading its growth and opportunities.
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Nitro partners with Dropbox for greater integration
Wed, 7th Nov 2018
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dropbox
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pdf
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secured signing
Nitro integration with Dropbox Extensions will expand PDF productivity capabilities for users directly within Dropbox.
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Adobe Acrobat DC gets a much-needed upgrade
Wed, 3rd Oct 2018
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digital signage
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ecm
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martech
Including improvements to PDF share and review services, touch-enabled editing on tablets, and PDF signing across devices.
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Synnex AU partners with Nitro for enterprise PDF solutions
Tue, 2nd Oct 2018
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printing
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document management
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ecm
Synnex Australia and Nitro have partnered to expand Synnex's document productivity offering for APAC channel and enterprise organizations.
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New advisory platform finds 41m PDFs part of a cyberattack in last 3 months
Fri, 16th Feb 2018
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firewall
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ransomware
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malware
Barracuda announced the availability of its new platform that provides advanced threat trends in real time - along with some shocking findings.
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Foxit acknowledges zero-days in its PDF software, but no patches yet
Mon, 21st Aug 2017
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cios
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pdf
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zero day malware
Two zero-day vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF can allow attackers to execute malicious code on startup. Safe Reading Mode is recommended.
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Flexera says software supply chain is broken as patch rates drop
Wed, 22nd Mar 2017
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pdf
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flexera
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patching
While there has been a flurry of activity in releasing security patches, many of those patches are not being applied.
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Adobe launches new PDF scanning function on mobile
Wed, 23rd Nov 2016
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martech
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creative technologies
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adobe
The new scanning component in the Reader mobile app enables users to snap a photo and turn that scan into a signable, shareable, storable, secure PDF.