Today in Tech: Inside the death of Palm and webOS

Today in Tech: Inside the death of Palm and webOS

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New How Sean Parker bumbled his new startup’s launch; HP CEO Meg Whitman opens up.  Airtime makes an awkward first impression [FORTUNE] The company aims to offer frictionless video networking that allows you to chat with your existing friends or with strangers based on location or interests you share on Facebook....
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Phoenix project wants to rise from the ashes of webOS with open source wings

www.engadget.com
It looks like webOS isn't going quietly into the mobile OS retirement home. While its journey to open-source continues, an eager cabal of developers, fans and designers have decided to reignite the ill-fated operating system under the banner of Phoenix International Communications. Focusing its efforts on transporting open webOS...
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HP Promotes Bill Veghte, Puts Him In Line To Be The Next CEO (HPQ)

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HP’s webOS team may join Google

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HP’s open source webOS team, known as Enyo, will reportedly be leaving the company and joining Google, according to The Verge. The computer giant in December announced its failed webOS mobile operating system would move to an open-source model under the name Enyo, with version 1.0 slated for release in...
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Google Poaches HP's Most Talented Mobile Engineers (HPQ, GOOG)

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So much for open source webOS: HP’s core Enyo team goes to Google

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The main coders working on HP’s Enyo  — the HTML5 application framework first seen in the HP TouchPad — have jumped ship and are headed to Google, the Verge reports. This puts a huge dent in HP’s plan to open source webOS, which admittedly was weak from the start....
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