“Microsoft is losing MLB.com, Major League Baseball’s online unit and one of the Web’s most successful subscription services, as a Silverlight customer,” Greg Sandoval reports for CNET.
“MLB Advanced Media said Monday it will use Adobe’s Flash Platform to deliver all live and on-demand video starting next year,” Sandoval reports.
“The deal, announced at the Adobe Max conference running in San Francisco this week, hands Adobe one of the largest and likely most profitable video services out there. MLB.com has signed up more than 1.5 million subscribers since 2003 and streams more than 2,500 regular and postseason games annually. Moreover, MLBAM has been a technological leader and is influential among Web video services,” Sandoval reports.
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