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D: Dive Into Mobile: The Full Interview Video of Hewlett-Packard Mobile Head Jon Rubinstein

As promised, All Things Digital will be publishing the full videos of the interviews we did two weeks ago at our D: Dive Into Mobile conference in San Francisco.

The first extension of the event, it produced some very newsy sessions. We’ll be posting them all.

Today, it’s former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein (pictured here), who has moved his mobile unit over to Hewlett-Packard.

As head of the Palm global business unit, Rubinstein is leading HP’s efforts in the mobility space, responsible for webOS software development and related hardware products, including smartphones and tablets.

Despite his setbacks at Palm, which he talks about in the interview below, Rubinstein will continue to try to best Google’s Android and Apple iPhone.

Here’s the video:

Next up: Google advertising bigwig Susan Wojcicki on the search giant’s mobile strategy.

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