The third week in May kicks off with some big Apple news, courtesy of Warren Buffett. Here’s our daily look at what’s going on in the world of technology in just 60 seconds.
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Mr. Cook heads to China and India
Apple CEO Tim Cook is traveling this week, first to China and then to India. Cook arrived at his one meeting in China using the ridesharing service Didi Chuxing, which Apple invested $1 billion last week.
Buffett’s not shy of Apple
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway took a $1 billion investment in Apple during the first quarter of 2016. The move came as shares in the technology giant have slumped in recent weeks.
Is Adobe Flash finally dead?
Before the end of the year, Google Chrome will be without Adobe Flash, according to The Verge.
“Under its current vision, nearly every website would have Flash content blocked by default. Visitors would still be able to enable Flash content on a site-by-site basis, but they would have to specifically choose to do so. Chrome would display a prompt offering to enable Flash; if chosen, Chrome would remember to run Flash on that site for all future visits.”
Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs started the Adobe Flash deathwatch in 2010 when the first iPad was released.
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