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HP cuts 275 webOS jobs in transition to open source

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In news that should come as little surprise to anyone who's followed the decline of the ill-fated brand, HP is reportedly laying off 275 webOS employees as it transitions the division from producing hardware to open source software. The cuts have apparently been in the works since the company...
HP cuts 275 webOS jobs in transition to open source

Another webOS Executive Heads for the Exits at HP

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Hewlett-Packard’s webOS ranks continue to thin as another executive has left the company. The latest to depart is David Gee, an 8-year HP veteran who had been head of marketing for the webOS business. Gee is leaving to become executive VP of marketing for Infoblox, an enterprise IT company that...
Another webOS Executive Heads for the Exits at HP

HP To Cut 275 in webOS Division as Part of Refocus on Software

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Looks like IBM isn’t the only large tech company firing people today. Word is emerging of more cuts at Hewlett-Packard’s webOS division. I’m told 275 people in that group lost their jobs today, most of them based in Sunnyvale, Calif. This would be the second round of cuts in the...
HP To Cut 275 in webOS Division as Part of Refocus on Software

HP Pulled The Plug On Palm Two Years Early, Says Former Exec (HPQ)

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When HP bought Palm in April 2010, the company planned to give Palm products three years to succeed, according to a former executive. But after Leo Apotheker took over, the company changed directions and pulled the plug almost two years early. Phil McKinney was the chief technical officer of...
HP Pulled The Plug On Palm Two Years Early, Says Former Exec (HPQ)

Amazon’s iPhone: The most ill-fated idea since the Palm Pre?

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The last time someone tried to copy Apple by hiring its engineers didn’t go so well Zuckerberg with iPhone. Photo: blog.panrotas.com.br FORTUNE — Remember Jon Rubinstein? He headed up engineering for Steve Jobs, first at NeXT, then at Apple (AAPL), where he built the iMac, the PowerBook, the Power Macintosh and...
Amazon’s iPhone: The most ill-fated idea since the Palm Pre?

Google Hires Away HP's WebOS Enyo Team

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The whittling away of HP’s webOS team continues as Google has hired away the team leading the Enyo HTML 5 development project, sources say. Approximately a half dozen people–the core of what remained of the Enyo engineering team–have been hired by Google and will start at the company next month....
Google Hires Away HP's WebOS Enyo Team

Amazon board adds former Fannie Mae and DOJ official Jamie Gorelick

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Jamie Gorelick Amazon.com just added a new board member: lawyer Jamie S. Gorelick, a veteran of the U.S. government and no stranger to controversy. The company announced the appointment in an SEC filing a short time ago. Gorelick, a litigator at the law firm WilmerHale, was a long-running U.S. Deputy...
Amazon board adds former Fannie Mae and DOJ official Jamie Gorelick

Yet Another Departure From HP's webOS Business

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On the heels of word that former Palm CEO and Hewlett-Packard webOS head Jon Rubinstein was headed for the door, there’s word of yet another executive departure from HP’s webOS business unit. The Verge reported today that Brian Hernacki, the chief architect of webOS, has bolted. Hernacki had joined Palm...
Yet Another Departure From HP's webOS Business

Time to Start Looking for a Buyer, Palm?

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So much for Palm’s (PALM) big recovery. This morning the company lowered its fiscal-year revenue forecast and warned of an ugly 30 percent shortfall in its current quarter. Palm expects third quarter revenue to be between $285 million and $310 million — signifigantly less than the $425.4 million analysts had...
Time to Start Looking for a Buyer, Palm?

Bloomberg: Palm putting itself up for sale

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While we can’t say we’re completely surprised, we are still surprised. Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has long advocated that Palm’s plan is to go it alone and that they had a path to return to profitability, but Bloomberg is now reporting Palm is putting itself up for sale. According to...
Bloomberg: Palm putting itself up for sale

Apple vs. Palm: Geeks with grudges

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The bad blood between Apple (AAPL) and Palm (PALM) that bubbled to the surface last week has a history that long predates Palm’s launch of the Pre, a smartphone that flatters Apple more sincerely than any of the other iPhone imitators. When asked at Apple’s earnings call last Wednesday how...
Apple vs. Palm: Geeks with grudges

Monday Brief: Rubinstein leaves HP, Kevin talks to RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, and more!

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Mobile Nations Podcast Feed Mobile Nations on iTunes Mobile Nations YouTube ZEN and TECH 30: Forgiveness Iterate: Flyosity HTC: Fewer device models in 2012, looking for ‘something special’ Wifi-only Motorola XYBOARDs now shipping What is NFC? [Android A to Z] CrackBerry’s Interview with RIM’s new CEO Thorsten Heins With...
Monday Brief: Rubinstein leaves HP, Kevin talks to RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, and more!

Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP After “Fulfilling Commitment”

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HP’s had quite a 2011 and Jon Rubinstein, former Palm CEO and a top-level executive at HP after the giant acquired Palm in 2010, was along for the ride. But according to a report out of AllThingsD, Rubinstein has officially left the company. Here’s the official quote out of HP:...
Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP After “Fulfilling Commitment”

Former Palm chief Jon Rubinstein leaves HP: report

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Former Palm head Jon Rubinstein is leaving Hewlett-Packard, according to a new report....
Former Palm chief Jon Rubinstein leaves HP: report

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

Former Apple Retail head Ron Johnson talks remaking JC Penney using Apple experience

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Ron Johnson, Apple’s former head of retail, pioneered the concept of the Apple Retail Stores and the Genius Bar a decade ago. As you know, he is also yet another established Cupertino executive to use experience at Apple and tap his peers in an effort to transform an industry and...
Former Apple Retail head Ron Johnson talks remaking JC Penney using Apple experience

HP buys Palm

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HP has just announced that it's acquiring Palm to the tune of $1.2 billion, which works out to $5.70 per share of Palm common stock. The deal is planned to close by July 31, which marks the end of HP's third fiscal quarter of the year. Current Palm CEO...
HP buys Palm
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Palm Reports Q3 FY 2010 Results

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Palm, Inc. today reported that total revenues on a GAAP basis in the third quarter of fiscal year 2010, ended Feb. 26, 2010, were $349.9 million. Gross profit and gross margin on a GAAP basis were $47.0 million and 13.4 percent, respectively. In accordance with two recently released accounting standards...
Palm Reports Q3 FY 2010 Results

Jon Rubinstein, Force Behind TouchPad, WebOS, Leaves HP: "We Ran Out Of Runway"

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Jon Rubinstein, the former CEO of Palm and the man behind WebOS, has left HP.It's hard to imagine that only about 19 months ago, HP acquired Palm for $1.2 billion. In that short span, HP embarked on an aggressive plan to produce smartphones and tablets running WebOS--before deciding to kill that...
Jon Rubinstein, Force Behind TouchPad, WebOS, Leaves HP: "We Ran Out Of Runway"

CEO Jon Rubinstein Details Plans to Accelerate webOS Sales in Company Email

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The Wall Street Journal has published an email written by CEO Jon Rubinstein to all Palm employees. In it, Rubinstein details Palm's earlier guidance today, then he explains what steps are being taken to improve sales moving forward: Dave Whalen and I just returned from a very successful meeting with Verizon Wireless,...
CEO Jon Rubinstein Details Plans to Accelerate webOS Sales in Company Email

HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)

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Now that the inventor of the iPod and former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has officially left HP, who will fill his shoes? While the ultimate fate of webOS remains to be seen, HP has been prepping for this day for a while. Rubinstein told AllThingsD that he had let...
HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)

Former Palm head Jon Rubinstein leaves HP, taking a long-deserved break

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Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple executive who spearheaded engineering for the iPod, and then proceeded to revitalize Palm, has officially left Hewlett-Packard, the company confirmed today. The news isn’t entirely unexpected. Rubinstein was reportedly a no-show at HP since former CEO Leo Apotheker killed off the company’s WebOS devices....
Former Palm head Jon Rubinstein leaves HP, taking a long-deserved break

Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com On the heels of the news of his departure from HP Friday, Apple veteran and onetime Palm head Jon Rubinstein spoke with AllThingsD about the move and the fate of Palm’s webOS. Why leave Hewlett-Packard now? A few months before we shipped the TouchPad, I told...
Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP

Monday Brief: Rubinstein leaves HP, Kevin talks to RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, and more!

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Youtube video link for mobile viewing Mobile Nations Podcast Feed Mobile Nations on iTunes Mobile Nations YouTube ZEN and TECH 30: Forgiveness Iterate: Flyosity HTC: Fewer device models in 2012, looking for 'something special' Wifi-only Motorola XYBOARDs now shipping What is NFC? [Android A to Z] CrackBerry's Interview with...
Monday Brief: Rubinstein leaves HP, Kevin talks to RIM CEO Thorsten Heins, and more!

Former Apple exec and Palm chief Jon Rubinstein leaves HP

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Hewlett-Packard on Friday confirmed that Jon Rubinstein, who came to the company through its $1.2 billion purchase of Palm, has left the company....
Former Apple exec and Palm chief Jon Rubinstein leaves HP

The Morning Lowdown 1-30-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Your iPhone Has To Be Made In China, And Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) Can’t Absolve Your Guilt (paidContent) »  Study: Only 1% of Facebook ‘Fans’ Engage With Brands (AdAge) »  The Bookstore’s Last Stand (New York Times) »  Amazon...
The Morning Lowdown 1-30-12

Interview with the Departing Jon Rubinstein

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The Verge has posted an interview with Jon Rubinstein, freshly-departed from HP. Some of the highlights discussed in the surprisingly frank interview include the timeline previously set in place for Rubinstein's departure from HP (12 to 24 months). According to the interview, Ruby was planning on leaving HP even prior...
Interview with the Departing Jon Rubinstein

Rubinstein Leaves HP, Twitter Can Block Tweets By Country, Cook Defends Apple On Worker Standards

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day.Jon Rubinstein Leaves HP. Rubinstein, formerly of Apple and then lead at Palm during its efforts to rival the iPhone, is leaving HP. It's being spun as simple fulfillment of contractual agreements, signed when HP bought Palm. But with...
Rubinstein Leaves HP, Twitter Can Block Tweets By Country, Cook Defends Apple On Worker Standards

Former Apple exec Jon Rubinstein leaves HP

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HP has confirmed that former Palm CEO and one-time Apple executive Jon Rubinstein was leaving the company. Representative Mylene Mangalindan explained to AllThingsD that Rubinstein had "fulfilled his commitment" to stay for one to two years after HP's acquisition of Palm. He wasn't leaving for another company and isn't believed...
Former Apple exec Jon Rubinstein leaves HP
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