Adobe's double fault: too snazzy and doesn't work on Apple kit
Adobe itself has said that it is dropping updates for Flash on mobile devices and is busy developing tools like Adobe Proto, which is well worth a look, for generating straight HTML. So the sub-headline isn't really news. You can get the eye-candy with HTML 5 & CSS but support across browsers isn't guaranteed.
And if IBM is in the business of selling SPSS then it helps to be able to do this without having to bundle or rely on other runtimes.