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HP appoints new Chief Strategy Officer, to oversee webOS open source initiative

0. phoneArena 18 Jan 2012, 09:07 posted on

Palm and HP’s webOS seemed to be one of the big victims of the mobile platform wars in 2011, which finally shaped the industry. In December 2011, HP finally clarified…

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posted on 18 Jan 2012, 09:17

1. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


I thought HP is abandon webOS for good by not wasting any more money it.

posted on 18 Jan 2012, 09:19 1

2. arcq12 (Posts: 733; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)


making it open source will be better for everyone.. dual boot for android and webOS is awesome..

posted on 18 Jan 2012, 10:30 1

3. snowgator (Posts: 3188; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


I wonder if they are thinking beyond smartphones from the sound of that statement. WeBOS was fun. But I see very few scenarios where it becomes relevant in mobile again. They need a manufacturer willing to roll with it, and developers willing to roll the dice on it. Unless they pump Microsoft/WP types money into it, or Google style aggressiveness into it, ain't gonna happen.

What a waste.

posted on 18 Jan 2012, 22:26

4. Eingild (Posts: 203; Member since: 19 Apr 2011)


Waste of time.

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