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At its MAX 2011 technology conference, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) Today Announced the Acquisition of privately held Typekit Inc, The Leaders in the delivery of hosted, high quality high quality fonts for websites.
Its estimated that over 250,000 customers use typepad including large media firms like The New York Times, WordPress.com, Conde Nast, IGN, and many other.
Its these fonts that accurately beautify’s websites for designers and developers alike.
Both Companies Via thier blog however clarified that Typekit will continue to operate as a standalone service as part of Adobes Creative Cloud, a major new innovative from the company was announced along with Adobe Touch Apps for Android and IOS tablet devices.
Adobes Lea Hickman, Vice President, Product Management was quoted as saying “Typography is a fundamental design element and something that designers want to be more creative with on websites – especially as these websites now need to be viewed on mobile devices,” and that “Working closely with type foundries, the Typekit team has delivered an outstanding service, empowering designers to present the power of the printed word in new ways – online and on devices.”