Apple's Steve Jobs Publicly Criticizes Adobe Flash
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NPR's Laura Sydell reports.
LAURA SYDELL: If you're a Rihanna fan and you go to her MySpace page on your computer, this is what you hear.
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "RUDE BOY")
RIHANNA: (Singing) Tonight, I'm a let you be the captain.
SYDELL: Jeff Hammond, an analyst at Forrester Research, says for the moment, Apple is the bright star of the mobile market. But its refusal to use Flash may eventually give an edge to competition for mobile devices that use Windows software or Google's Android.
JEFF HAMMOND: Developers will run to the platforms that are the most open, that give them the most choice, the most flexibility, the most capacity to innovate.
SEABROOK: Laura Sydell, NPR News, San Francisco.
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