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AMNews: Flash Player for Ice Cream Sandwich, Facebook Buys WhoGlue, Third Generation Apple TV, Nintendo 3DS Update

Adobe has announced its plans to release the Flash player and Adobe AIR for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by the end of this year. The company said in a blog post that it will release the software before the end of December for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Facebook has moved to acquire a Baltimore based social networking company, WhoGlue. According to Baltimore Business Journal, WhoGlue founder Jason Hardebeck revealed that his company was acquired by Facebook last month.

The third-generation Apple TV is all set for release. This information was confirmed by the details spotted in iOS 5.1 developer beta released yesterday. According to sources and reports, the codename of the new version is J33, a step away from a "general identifier number" which indicates that a commercial launch is on its way, as reported by 9 to 5 Mac.

A recent report revealed that YouTube is responsible for about 21 billion videos viewed during a month. In the month of October, the Google-owned YouTube again topped the list of destinations for online video consumption outnumbering the rest combined by a "factor of four" as per the latest comScore data.

Nintendo was scheduled to introduce a 3DS update at the end of November, which would have introduced 3D video recording and a few more features to the dual-display handheld gaming console. However, the update is now planned for December 8th.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.