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Remote Working
29-year-old EY finalist founded and bootstrapped world's fastest-growing pdf software company
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
Adobe releases new Acrobat extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
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
Adobe announces major new APIs for PDF extraction and creation
Adobe has announced two new APIs, the Adobe PDF Extract API and the Adobe Document Generation API.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Nitro Software acquires PDFpen for $6m cash
The addition of PDFpen strategically expands the Nitro Productivity Platform and provides productivity solutions for knowledge workers everywhere on virtually any device, the company states.
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Document Management
iText joins MuleSoft Technology Partner Program
The company has also made a contribution to the MuleSoft partner ecosystem.
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Open source
Interview: How iText adapts to the evolution of open source & PDF
“We are unique in the way that we have not built in any limitations to the capabilities of our open source technology when compared to our commercial offering.”
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Document Management
How to defeat software sprawl with efficient document management tech
Software sprawl can happen when licenses for certain software are overlapped, often throughout departments within the same enterprise - meaning these companies can end up spending more money than they need to. 
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Open source
iText provides open source PDF tech for developers & business users
iText provides versatile open source PDF technology for developers and business users – from PDF libraries to low-code products.
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Document Management
Adobe releases 'Liquid Mode' to make PDFs more mobile-friendly
Adobe has a vision for the digital document, and it goes beyond large desktop or notebook screens to encapsulate other modern ways of working, such as mobile devices.
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Business Software
iText snaps up former Adobe exec as new CEO
Former Adobe executive Gary Fry is now heading international PDF tech company iText Group as new CEO.
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Dropbox
Nitro partners with Dropbox for greater integration
Nitro integration with Dropbox Extensions will expand PDF productivity capabilities for users directly within Dropbox.
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Digital Signage
Adobe Acrobat DC gets a much-needed upgrade
Including improvements to PDF share and review services, touch-enabled editing on tablets, and PDF signing across devices.
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Document Management
Synnex AU partners with Nitro for enterprise PDF solutions
“Nitro has proven itself a formidable competitor in the PDF productivity space and will be a valuable addition to our product portfolio.”
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Cybersecurity
New advisory platform finds 41m PDFs part of a cyberattack in last 3 months
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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PDF
Foxit acknowledges zero-days in its PDF software, but no patches yet
Foxit will not be issuing a patch for the two vulnerabilities. It instead released a statement that encourages users to use “Safe Reading Mode”.
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Adobe
Adobe launches new PDF scanning function on mobile
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.
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Microsoft
PDF Converter Elite 4: When you need that information reformatted
How often have you wanted the content of a .pdf file in a Word format, or that table in Excel? PDF Converter Elite may be what you’re looking for.
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Nuance
Review: Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8
Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 is a well-known alternative to Adobe’s PDF offering.
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Apple
Apple's iBooks Author EULA fix
End User License Agreement re-written to clarify controversial clauses; what do the experts say?
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iPod
Time-saving PDF tools coming soon
PDF Converter Enterprise 7 rolls out visual document assembly, web PDF toolbar, looks-like search, one-click scanning and more.