News tagged ‘webos’

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

LG Electronics Acquires webOS from HP for Smart TVs

The story of WebOS takes another turn as LG Electronics has bought the platform from HP. Rather than being used for smartphones and tablets, LG will be utilizing WebOS for its Smart TVs.

Saturday, 10 Dec 2011

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

HP has decided that webOS will live on as an open-source project, with its CEO Meg Whitman mentioning that the company might produce another webOS tablet sometime in 2013.

Wednesday, 9 Nov 2011

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

WebOS Still Stuck in Limbo

When HP called for a meeting with webOS employees on Tuesday to discuss about the fate of what used to be the most promising mobile operating systems out there, everyone thought that a decision has been made. Turns out it was the exact opposite.

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

HP Considers Selling webOS

HP Considers Selling webOS

As HP struggles to re-organize themselves, a big question looms over the Palm (webOS) unit that HP bought for US$1.2 billion last year. Does it have a role to play in HP's future?

Friday, 28 Oct 2011

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

New HP CEO Reverses PC Business Spin Off Decision

The new HP CEO Meg Whitman, who took over from ex-CEO Leo Apotheker in September, has decided that keeping the PC Division would be good for business after all.

Friday, 30 Sep 2011

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

Is Amazon Close to Taking Over webOS?

Given Amazon's recent announcement of its Kindle Fire tablet, rumors of its intention to acquire Palm's webOS from HP might not be too far-fetched.

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011

HTC Considering Buying A Mobile Operating System

HTC Considering Buying A Mobile Operating System

HTC's chairwoman, Cher Wang, said that the company is considering buying a mobile operating system.

Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011

100,000 to 200,000 Units of TouchPads to be Produced

100,000 to 200,000 Units of TouchPads to be Produced

Last week, HP announced that they will be having a second run of TouchPad production to satiate consumer demand; we now have word from Digitimes that about 100,000 to 200,000 units will be produced.

HP Shifts webOS to Office of Strategy and Technology Division

HP Shifts webOS to Office of Strategy and Technology Division

HP shifts webOS into Office of Strategy and Technology division to avoid losing it along with the company's hardware business.

Monday, 5 Sep 2011

Samsung Says 'No' to webOS

Samsung Says 'No' to webOS

Samsung Electronics' CEO Choi Gee Sung announced at IFA that Samsung will never buy webOS and remains committed to its in-house Bada OS.

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