Archive for October 5th, 2005

Oct 5, 2005

Autodesk announces buyout of Alias

Source: ars technica
Written By Jeremy Reimer

Autodesk, the company that develops the industry standard drafting package AutoCAD and the 3D modeling application 3D Studio Max, has announced that it is purchasing Alias, makers of the popular 3D modeling program Maya, in a cash transaction worth US$182 million.

Oct 5, 2005

3 execs leaving Adobe, 5 join from Macromedia

Source: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE.O: Quote, Profile, Research), which makes the popular Photoshop and Illustrator design software programs, said on Wednesday in a regulatory filing that three senior vice presidents would resign from the company for personal reasons.

Oct 5, 2005

Epson Sponsors TES Newsday 2006 Competition

Epson UK announces sponsorship of school newspaper competition: TES Newsday 2006

Press Release: 05 October 2005 – Epson UK, provider of printers and projectors to the education market, is to sponsor Newsday 2006, the Schools Newspaper of the Year competition. Now in its 14th year, the competition typically attracts around 700 entries ranging from primary schools to sixth form colleges across the world, who are given a day to create a newspaper or news portal for their school.

Oct 5, 2005

Photoshop Magic Melts Prison Bars

Photo by Friends Beyond the Walls

Source: Wired News
Written By Christopher Null

Judging by the photo of the happy couple, they’ve just returned from a fabulous ski trip to Aspen, where they spent the weekend snuggling up in a rustic lodge in the mountains and schussing down the slopes.