LG today announced that they will be acquiring the rights to HP’s webOS open source operating system sometime this year.
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After it’s acquisition by HP in 2010 and subsequent failure as a tablet and smart phone OS, webOS will find in new home at LG later this year. LG will be acquiring the rights to webOS from HP for an undisclosed sum to use in its future smart TVs. LG will obtain the source code, documentation, engineering talent and related websites of webOS from HP after it was turned into an open source operating system in 2011.
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 26, 2009– Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced Nov. 15 as the first day of nationwide availability for Palm® Pixi™, exclusively available on America’s most dependable 3G network1 from Sprint2. It will cost just $99.99 with a two-year service agreement, after a $50 instant rebate and $100 mail-in rebate and be available at Sprint stores, online at www.sprint.com, through telesales at 1-800-SPRINT1, and at Best Buy, RadioShack and select Wal-Mart stores. Read more
There’s been rumors going around that Verizon Wireless has decided not to carry the Palm Prestarting in 2010 after all. They were supposed to be the second wireless carrier in the US to get the WebOS device. While many people wonder if this is going to be the straw that breaks the camel’s back for Palm really none of us should be so surprised at this news.
Sales of the Palm Pre have been sluggish since it launched in June of this year and the hyped up competition from new comers like Android OS devices really doesn’t help much does it? It splits up the market even more and consumers really have choices. There are also great Nokia products in the market as well as old standbys like BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices. Read more
Recent news from Palm is that it will not be developing new handsets based on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile any more but will leverage the capabilities of its own webOS platform. The new OS has already been released in the USA in June of this year and will debut in Europe through Telefonica. Also the yet to be launched Palm Pixi will run on webOS. Read more