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Art Directors Club Awards.
Getty Images has announced that it has acquired Digital Vision for $165 million in cash and the acquisition is expected to increase the revenue Getty Images generates from royalty-free content. They also announced revenue of $178.1 million for the first quarter of 2005.
A21, Inc. has reported fourth quarter 2004 revenue of $2.1 million and gross revenue of
$7.5 million for the full year of 2004. a21 acquired SuperStock in the first quarter of 2004 so the $7.5 million only represents ten months of SuperStock's 2004 revenue.
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Adobe will release Creative Suite 2 in May and
it will handle photos in a new and much
different way. They are also launching Adobe
Stock Photos that will give creatives direct
access from within CS2 to RF photos from five
of the major suppliers.