Adobe did not drop Flash Player support.
Adobe did not drop Flash Player support for mobile platforms.
Adobe did drop Flash support for the browser on mobile platforms.
This does not mean Flash is dead. On the contrary, Flash is reborn.
Instead of burying their heads into the sand Adobe admitted HTML5 to be more suited than Flash for websites and focused the tool development to another area Flash is good on - native applications.
- "Flash to Focus on PC Browsing and Mobile Apps" (Adobe Blogs)
- "Adobe Flash Player exits Android Google Play store" (BBC News)