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HP granted patent for webOS user interface? Yep. A year ago.
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 18, 2013
News has been making the rounds today that HP was just last week issued a patent last week for the webOS user interface. Technically, this is correct, patent US8373673 B2 was granted and published...
The webOS Wish List: Stacked wave launcher
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 02, 2012
There are a lot of cool ideas in webOS, and there are plenty of cool ideas that we're sure they've come up with in Sunnyvale over the past four years they just didn't have the time,...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 28, 2011
The wave launcher bar is one of our favorite underappreciated features of webOS (and one we wish would come back to webOS tablets). Don’t know what we’re talking about? Drag up from the gesture...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 18, 2011
We’ve been looking for a silver lining in today’s HP squall line. HP’s done making webOS devices, and they might continue working on webOS while exploring their options with what to do with the...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 15, 2011
Google this morning announced that they are purchasing Motorola Mobility (the recently-spun-off cellular arm of Motorola) to the tune of $12.5 billion. The purchase, expected to close around the...
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by Phil Nickinson
Apr 07, 2011
One of the hottest tickets around in the coming months is going to be webOS running on full-fledge laptop and desktop computers. We've seen it hacked onto a Chinese desktop. And we heard ol' Jon...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Oct 08, 2010
According to multiple news reports, Microsoft has just agreed to license multiple smartphone-related patents (74 in all, according to the Wall Street Journal), including those involving...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 12, 2010
  Update: some digging by our own Jonathan Ezor and tha2nddunn in the comments reveals that this patent is actually just a continuation of a patent originally filed way back in 2001 under patent...
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by Robert Werlinger
May 14, 2010
There's no question that Palm has had a long and storied past in the PDA and smartphone market, and they have quite the patent portfolio to back that up.  Tech blog Technologizer has put...
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by Robert Werlinger
Apr 19, 2010
    Through all of the recent talk and rumor surrounding what might come next for Palm, one constant theme has been the value of the company’s intellectual property, holdings that are by...