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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,...
Jon Rubinstein returns: Former Palm CEO joins Qualcomm's board
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by Derek Kessler
May 06, 2013
When Jon Rubinstein came out of retirement from Apple to join Palm way back in 2007, little did he know the odyssey upon which he and Palm were about to embark. From launching the Palm Pre less than...
Building Palm 2.0: Assemble your webOS hardware dream team [from the forums]
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 18, 2012
Let's say you have a few billion dollars burning a hole in your pocket (HP certainly doesn't). Being a good and loyal webOS fan, you decide that the best way to spend this money is to...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 09, 2012
This time last year, Derek, Dieter, and Riz were running around San Francisco's Fort Mason Center covering what turned out to be the biggest planned event in the history of webOS. It was the...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 27, 2012
Former Palm CEO and Palm Global Business Unit head Jon Rubinstein has left HP effective today, according to a new report from AllThingsD. Rubinstein joined HP as part of the company's purchase of...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 08, 2011
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 27, 2011
Today’s conference call about HP’s decision to not perform a self-lobotomy revealed that the HP leadership had come to realize something the rest of us realized when the decision to split off the...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 02, 2011
Facebook is an interesting company. The rate at which they’re gaining more and more data on their users every daiy, and how they managed to practically annex the entire internet with Open Graph is...
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by Derek Kessler
Sep 30, 2011
Right now we’re stuck in that vague limbo mode where HP clearly wants to do something with webOS (apart from make hardware for it), and though they might have a good idea of what they want to do,...
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by Derek Kessler
Jul 12, 2011
Stephen DeWitt has been in charge of HP’s webOS Global Business Unit for just a day now and he’s already been pressed into the interview circuit. DeWitt took the time to talk with Engadget and...