PDF news stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
iText joins MuleSoft Technology Partner Program
The company has also made a contribution to the MuleSoft partner ecosystem.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nitro partners with Dropbox for greater integration
Nitro integration with Dropbox Extensions will expand PDF productivity capabilities for users directly within Dropbox.
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.
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.”
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.
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”.
Flexera says software supply chain is broken as patch rates drop
While there has been a flurry of activity in releasing security patches, many of those patches are not being applied.
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.
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.
Review: Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8
Nuance PDF Converter Professional 8 is a well-known alternative to Adobe’s PDF offering.
Apple's iBooks Author EULA fix
End User License Agreement re-written to clarify controversial clauses; what do the experts say?
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.
Websense warns of World Cup themed attacks
83% of all email in March was spam says web security firm, who says attackers are using the World Cup as a way to target internet users.
Palm Treo Pro
<span style="font-weight: bold;">What is it?<br />Handset with email, wi-fi and GPS capabilities, it runs on the Windows Mobile 6.
Searching the paperless society
<span style="font-size: 14pt;">How do you search through all your electronic information?<span style="font-weight: bold; font-size: 18pt;">Almost the entire western world thrives on the benefits that modern-day technology brings to our lives.