Jon Rubinstein Joins Board of Qualcomm, as Mobile Chipmaker Ups Its Silicon Valley Cred

The longtime mobile exec is a high-profile appointment.
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History Repeats Itself at Hewlett-Packard webOS Unit

Leaked internal memos elucidate Hewlett-Packard’s plans for the future — such as it is — for the different pieces of its webOS business.
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Roger and Pre: Those Were the Days, McNamee (He Thought Palm Would Always Be)

It’s been a bad week for those who were big fans of Palm and its webOS operating system. So, it’s clearly time for a little McNamee.
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Microsoft Pledges Free Phones and More to webOS Devs Who Switch to Windows Phone

Wasting no time, Microsoft’s Windows Phone team is making a standing offer to those writing code for HP’s mobile devices: Develop for us instead. The company is promising free phones, developer tools and training to any published webOS developer.
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Viral Video: Like Palm’s Creepy Naked Lady, TouchPad’s Floating Celeb Heads Get the HP Boot

Say goodbye to the weird (but kind of cool) TouchPad ads featuring the tablet faces of comedian Russell Brand and “Glee” diva Lea Michele.
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HP and webOS: But They Seemed So Happy Together!

Just over a year ago, HP and Palm were promising an “amazing roadmap of new tools for your mobile and web-connected future.” And now, suddenly, this!
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HP Looks to Kitchens, Cars

Hewlett-Packard Co. wants to persuade appliance and car manufacturers to use its webOS operating system in their products. But the software’s late arrival to the market and relatively small footprint are prompting companies to pause before licensing the platform.

What the TouchPad Launch Says About HP’s webOS Ambitions

The launch of the TouchPad isn’t just Hewlett-Packard’s attempt to take on the iPad, but the first step in what the company is hoping will be a strategy to stand out from its PC and phone competitors. However, weak reviews and a paucity of apps show the company has its work cut out for it.
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HP’s Teeny Tiny Veer WebOS Phone Coming to ATT May 15

The phone, notable for its small size, will sell for $99 with a two-year contract. It’s the first in a crop of new webOS devices to hit the market.

Apple Tops J.D. Power’s Smartphone Survey for Fifth Time

The iPhone has again topped J.D. Power and Associates’ semi-annual smartphone customer satisfaction survey. For the fifth time in a row.

Palm Handsets Priced to Pwn

RadioShack Dumping Palm? [UPDATED]