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LG to Unveil webOS-Powered TV

South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. will soon take the veils off a television model that will run on the webOS operating system, highlighting its ambition of creating a prominent operating system for so-called smart TVs.

Vivoom Shoots Mobile Video With Movie and TV-Like Effects

GenArts, maker of the iOS app, is a big supplier of visual effects software to TV and motion picture studios.

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Tech Veteran Katie Mitic Joins Restoration Hardware Board

Katie Mitic, a veteran of Facebook, Yahoo and Palm who is now CEO of Three Koi Labs, is joining Restoration Hardware’s board of directors, the company announced today. Mitic, who also serves on eBay’s board of directors, joins Restoration Hardware several years into a turnaround effort that has seen it rebrand as RH and move its focus toward higher-end furnishings.

Nokia’s Former Head of Developer Relations on How Microsoft Can Make Acquisition Work

Step one, turn developers into heroes.

Microsoft Is Getting Nokia’s Phone Business for a Song

It’s all in the timing.

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

The longtime mobile exec is a high-profile appointment.

It’s Time to Kick Ass and Chew Bubblegum … And I’m All Out of Gum

The tradition I remember was that at 5:59 pm all was quiet around the office, and then at 6 pm all hell broke loose in most of the cubicles as we worked our way through Wolfenstein 3D and then DOOM and Duke Nukem.

— Joel Jewitt of Palm, describing early company culture to Hunter Walk

Veteran Developer-Relations Exec Richard Kerris Leaving Nokia

After a career pitching developers on a particular platform, the former Apple and Palm executive plans to help startups and entertainers plot their own mobile strategies.

What LG Will Do With webOS