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HP is shutting down webOS cloud services — including backups, device set-up, and
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 15, 2014
Well, it was bound to happen eventually, and now we know exactly the day when HP will flip the switch on the webOS cloud services servers: 15 January 2015. Just barely six years after the Palm Pre...
The Palm Timeline
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 28, 2013
Palm Computing > US Robotics > 3Com > HandSpring > Palm > palmOne > Palm > HP > LG To say it's been a long and winding road for Palm and webOS would be an understatment....
Whitman noncommittal on what HP's doing with webOS talent
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 19, 2013
We've already talked a lot about what the talented folks that remain at HP working on webOS are doing, but with everything going on at HP, it's fair to ask if they've reevaluated their...
A final nail in the webOS coffin or a release from the purgatory of Palo Alto?
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 13, 2013
Today it was revealed that HP is working on an Android-powered tablet to be unveiled in the near future and possibly a smartphone for the farther future. This shouldn't come as a surprise to...
HP moving to Android for tablets and smartphones
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 13, 2013
Less than eighteen months after abandoning the HP TouchPad tablet and webOS smartphone lines, HP is jumping back into the mobile computing game with Android. ReadWrite is reporting that their...
Steve Jobs tried to protect HP and Mark Hurd to prevent everything that happened
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 10, 2013
The story of what happened to HP is a complicated and at times a depressing narrative. Things were going okay until 2010, when CEO Mark Hurd was forced out of his leadership position due to sexytime...
HP considering sale of underperforming units
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 02, 2013
As with any struggling company, HP's looking at ways to streamline their business and raise some cash in the process. Late last month HP send a 10-K filing to the US Securities and Exchange...
US Department of Justice now investigating HP's Autonomy acquisition
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 28, 2012
A little over a month ago, HP announced that they were writing down $8.8 billion from "improprieties" in their 2011 acquisition of UK software firm Autonomy, and this week the United...
HP/Gram donates five super hefty servers to WebOS Ports
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 30, 2012
There's putting your money where your mouth is, and then there's putting your money where your mouth and everybody elses' mouths are. HP/Gram has gone for the latter, donating five...
HP writes down $8.8 billion over 'improprieties' in the Autonomy acquisition (i.
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 20, 2012
It was a little over two years ago that HP hired former SAP chief Leo Apotheker to be the Palo Alto tech giant's new CEO. Apotheker came from a short tenure as CEO of German enterprise software...