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News Flash: Steve Jobs Bullied Rivals And Was Kind Of A Dick

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Apple, Google and Intel are being sued for striking a secret agreement among themselves not to poach employees from each other. Which is, um, how should we put this? Not kosher? "Likely illegal," is how Ed Colligan, former CEO of Palm, described it when they asked him to join the devil's...
News Flash: Steve Jobs Bullied Rivals And Was Kind Of A Dick

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

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According to sources close to the situation, well-known tech exec Jon Rubinstein will be joining the board of Qualcomm, the San Diego-based chipmaker that has gotten a big boost for its role in the explosion of mobile devices. Rubinstein is an interesting and logical choice for Qualcomm, having been...
Exclusive: Jon Rubinstein Joins Board of Qualcomm, as Mobile Chipmaker Ups Its Silicon Valley Cred
The heated email exchange between Steve Jobs and then-Palm CEO Ed Colligan over poaching employees

Emails show Steve Jobs took hard ball approach to prevent employees from leaving

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Emails made public as a result of a of a recent court ruling show how the late Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley CEOs used brazen tactics to ensure their employees didn’t jump ship to competitors. The emails are part of an ongoing class action case in San Jose, Calif., in...
Emails show Steve Jobs took hard ball approach to prevent employees from leaving
Court docs reveal email exchange between Eric Schmidt and Steve Jobs over poaching employees

Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

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Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple executive who took over handheld maker Palm and moved with it to Hewlett-Packard in a 2010 acquisition, has left HP effective today, AllThingsD has learned. Rubinstein is said to have no immediate plans, and had completed a 12- to 24-month commitment to stay with HP...
Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

Worry About an Apple Television? Don't Make Samsung Laugh.

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Smug complacency. That seems to be the standard TV industry response to rumors of an Apple HDTV. Back in December, Sharp’s Kozo Takahashi dismissed the potential threat Apple might pose to the TV market, saying consumers are far more focused on price, picture quality and size than any advanced technology...
Worry About an Apple Television? Don't Make Samsung Laugh.

Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit

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Nick Hayek, CEO of Swiss watchmaker Swatch, said today during a press conference for the company’s annual results that he doesn’t see a smart watch product from Apple being the “next revolution.” We can’t help but get reminded of Palm CEO Ed Colligan’s comments before the iPhone hit. Hayek’s...
Swatch CEO on rumored iWatch sounds a lot like Palm CEO before iPhone hit
Why Apple Will Win The Battle For Your Wrist
After two decades, DEMO is still hosting amazing new products

Palm cancels ill-advised Foleo, will take multi-million-dollar charge

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Palm (PALM) CEO Ed Colligan minutes ago announced that the company is canceling Foleo, a laptop-like device Palm announced just three months ago on May 30. Foleo is being canceled, Colligan said, because the company needs to focus its software development efforts on its core smartphones, which compete with Research...
Palm cancels ill-advised Foleo, will take multi-million-dollar charge

Federal Judge Forces Apple, Google, Others To Face Antitrust Suit

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A federal judge in California today ordered six tech companies to face private antitrust lawsuit in which they are accused adhering to secret agreements not to hire each others employees. In a ruling that came down late Wednesday (see the opinion below) Judge Lucy Koh ruled that the existence of...
Federal Judge Forces Apple, Google, Others To Face Antitrust Suit

The Email "Paper Trail" On No-Hire Pact That Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt Didn't Want To Be Public Is Now Public

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And part of a new lawsuit. Correspondences between Jobs, Schmidt, and Palm's Ed Colligan show, among other things, that Steve Jobs was master of the no-threat threat. Here's how some of your Silicon Valley sausage gets made. The Verge has details of emails between some of Silicon Valley's most...
The Email "Paper Trail" On No-Hire Pact That Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt Didn't Want To Be Public Is Now Public

Steve Jobs Used Patents Like A Mob Boss: Threatened To Sue Palm Over Patents If It Poached Any Apple Employees

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It's long been clear to us that, rather than acting as incentives to innovators, or serving an important function by disclosing details about innovation, patents are little more than weapons to be used against innovators. We've highlighted numerous examples over the years, but recently-revealed emails between Steve Jobs and Ed...
Steve Jobs Used Patents Like A Mob Boss: Threatened To Sue Palm Over Patents If It Poached Any Apple Employees

Meet Gram, HP's New Name for the Company Formerly Known as Palm

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It’s been about two years since IT giant Hewlett-Packard closed on its $1.2 billion acquisition of the smartphone company Palm. And it hasn’t exactly been a happy ride. But now there’s a glimmer of new hope. A new wholly owned subsidiary has been created within HP called Gram, and it’s...
Meet Gram, HP's New Name for the Company Formerly Known as Palm

With webOS put out to pasture, Jon Rubinstein exits HP

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Jon Rubinstein, the man who helped oversee Palm’s move to a new webOS operating system and later sold the company to Hewlett-Packard, has quietly exited the company. It’s an unsurprising move, but one that further signals the end of the Palm era at HP. The departure, first reported by AllThingsD, was...
With webOS put out to pasture, Jon Rubinstein exits HP
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