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Jon Rubinstein: Validated, but Palm sale to HP was "a waste"
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 11, 2013
Given the chance to do things over again, former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein would not have sold the company to HP. When asked by FierceWireless about whether he would have done anything differently,...
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....
One year ago, HP cancelled webOS hardware and everything changed
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 18, 2012
August 17, 2011 was a weird day. The day prior the HP Pre3 became available in the UK with nary an announcement to herald its arrival. The 17th saw the surprise release of the white 64GB TouchPad in...
The 800x480 "Chile" device found in Open webOS? Meet 2010's ViewSonic ViewPad 7
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 02, 2012
While digging through the code released with Open webOS, some have noted that there's at least one device codename listed that we didn't know about to this point: "Chile". It's...
Read This: In depth on the rise and fall of webOS
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 05, 2012
The tl;dr version: webOS got screwed, time and time again. Sometimes by Palm's own ambitions, sometimes by supposed partners, and sometimes by fate. The Verge's Chris Zeigler has put...
Oracle considered purchasing Palm or RIM to jump into the smartphone business
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 17, 2012
April 2010 brought the surprise announcement that HP was purchasing Palm for $1.2 billion. It wasn't a surprised that Palm was for sale or that they had found somebody to buy them up, the...
Phil McKinney
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 13, 2012
Phil McKinney left his position as HP CTO and chief big thinker at the end of this past October. Since then he published a new book, Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 31, 2010
2010 was quite the year for the Palm faithful. Things may not have gone the way we’d hoped at the start of the year, but by and large it was an interesting ride. A lot happened in the past year, and...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 09, 2010
Welcome to Point Counter Point, wherein Derek vents his spleen like the dour misanthrope we've all come to know and love, Dieter consoles us all with rainbows and unicorns, and the truth lies -...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jul 15, 2010
  HP won the bidding war, but Business Insider is filling out the details of from that intriguing SEC filing that suggested plenty of players were interested in purchasing the company. The named...