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Steve Jobs threatened Palm with a patent lawsuit should employee poaching contin
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 23, 2013
It's not news that late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs approached former Palm CEO Ed Colligan to instate a no-poaching agreement between the two companies. And it's no secret that...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 24, 2012
Today was an unexpectedly exciting day in the mobile technology space, though we in the webOS Nation were pretty much bystanders as the epic battle of Apple vs. Samsung (Case no. 11-CV-01846-LHK in...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 09, 2011
So HP is going to open source webOS. What does that mean, and how do they do that? We spoke with HP on this matter and here’s what they had to say. HP intends to fully open source every component...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 07, 2011
Ever since HP decided that they were done making webOS hardware, we’ve been pushing, prodding, and outright calling for them to sell webOS somebody, anybody, who was willing to do something with...
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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 Dieter Bohn
Apr 12, 2010
  How's this for a followup to a serious buyout rumor? Palm's Chief Technology Officer Mitch Allen is scheduled to speak on May 11th at "MDB Capital Group's Bright Lights Conference." The topic:...
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 28, 2010
There are two things that Palm owns that are of true value: webOS and a giant bucket full of patents. Either would be good reason for a larger competitor to purchase Palm, and according to some...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 02, 2010
  Over at Android Central, we hear that Apple is suing HTC for infringing on 20 iPhone patents. If you thought you heard fightin' words from Apple with regard to Palm, you ain't heard nothing yet...
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by Dieter Bohn
Mar 03, 2009
Well, we're not entirely sure what to make of this, but Palm's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Mary E. Doyle, has just put up a post at the Official Palm Blog entitled "Innovation in a...
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by Dieter Bohn
Jan 28, 2009
Engadget has a post up on the Potential Pre Patent Pugilism Puzzle that you simply must go read.  The upshot is this, as we told you, Apple's patents are less (and in a couple cases possibly more...