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by Derek Kessler
Jan 17, 2012
What have we here, Texas Instruments? Inductive charging that can be built into a device? Gee willikers, I feel like I've seen that before. Oh, right, I use it every day. A recent report over at...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Dec 13, 2011
Now that HP has decided (for now) to keep webOS alive while converting it to an open source operating system, we thought it might be helpful to help explain what open source software is (and isn’t...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 22, 2011
We’re still pretty much in the dark about what HP is going to do with webOS. Our suspicion is that they’re going to keep it, but we won’t know for certain until HP CEO Meg Whitman finishes her “...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 31, 2011
HP hinted in their last press call (the one where they discussed why they were not spinning off the Personal Systems Group) that they were going to explore all of their options with webOS and were...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 10, 2011
Today is my birthday. It’s also my friend and fellow PreCentral writer Tim Stiffler-Dean’s birthday, as well as HP VP of Worldwide Developer Relations Richard Kerris’. I point this out not to draw...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 19, 2011
If there was one thing made clear in yesterday’s conference call, HP isn’t sure what they’re going to do with webOS. They’re certainly not going to start making webOS devices again, so the...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 18, 2011
As you might imagine, today’s news out of HP came as a shock to almost everybody working in the webOS Global Business Unit (formerly known as Palm, Inc.). According to details give to This Is My...
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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 Tim Stiffler-Dean
Jul 06, 2011
When we first took a look a few weeks ago at the possibility of HP licensing out webOS to other manufacturers, of which Samsung was named a possibility, there was a lot of polarizing discussion...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 01, 2011
In a wide-ranging talk at D9 with The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg, HP CEO Leo Apotheker couldn’t resist elaborating on his plans for the company’s webOS strategy. While we didn’t get any...