On the heels of announcing that it had dotted all the I's and crossed all the T's on its buyout of Palm, HP confirmed that its upcoming Slate media tablet will run on Palm's WebOS operating system.
HP has completed its acquisition of Palm, a mobile device company that was on the brink of destruction until the HP buyout was first announced in April.
A specter is haunting the world — the specter of Apple. All the powers of the industry have entered into an unholy alliance to exorcise this specter: Google and Microsoft, Palm and HP, Blackberry radicals and corporate police-spies.
Palm's senior director of Human Interface and User Experience has ditched WebOS for Google's Android.
Hewlett Packard plans to adapt Palm's WebOS for use on web-connected printers and tablets.
Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.
This week Intel brought out a powerful new Atom processor that, according to them, could fit into an iPhone form, is vastly more powerful with similar battery life, and is priced competitively.
Kevin Lynch has confirmed that Adobe will launch its Flash Player (10.1) for Android smartphones in June.
Steve Jobs has penned a rather extensive open letter explaining why Apple does not support Flash on its mobile handheld devices.
They can move fast when it suits them, lawyers, and a Pennsylvania firm has already launched a class action lawsuit against the directors of Palm over its proposed acquisition by HP.
HP has knocked some pretty wide-ranging speculation on the head and announced that it is to buy Palm for $5.70 per share, or around $1.2 billion.
Lenovo is reportedly considering a possible acquisition of Palm after HTC (unsurprisingly ) declined to make an opening bid for the moribund company.
Adobe has halted Flash development for the iPhone after criticizing Apple for "tying developers down" to an unfriendly and rigid platform.
A senior vice president at Palm has just left the company, and one of its biggest retail partners, Radio Shack, as of today will phase out all systemwide stock of Palm phones.
Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has confirmed that Flash 10.1 will be available on a number of mobile operating systems - including Google's Android - by the second half of 2010.
Palm has put itself up for sale and is actively looking for bids this week, according to Bloomberg.
Has Palm reached a strategic decision to replace WebOS with Android? Could such a move help save the company's flagging smartphone line from an inglorious end?
Shares of Palm plummeted on Friday as the mobile phone manufacturer warned revenue for the current quarter would total far less than Wall Street had originally expected.
Palm kicked off the 2010 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco with the release of a public beta version of its next-gen webOS Plug-in Development Kit (PDK).
When Grooveshark, an Internet radio provider that allows users to listen to MP3s for free, tried to bring its service to the iPhone, it was rejected by Apple. So the company did what any snubbed publisher would do - it made the app available for jailbroken iPhones.