The Korean electronics company just acquired HP’s now defunct mobile operating system and plans to implement the platform in connected home appliances. With the deal, LG gets the source code and an HP team of engineers who work with WebOS, as well as patents HP acquired when it bought the operating system from Palm.
His attorney, Willie Gary, claimed in a press release the app has caused “irreparable damage and harm” to the singer’s company. It states that HP and Palm refused to remove the app when initially approached. HP told WebOS Nation the app was removed in September 2012.
HP may not be selling boatloads of Palm Pre 2 devices, but it's putting hundreds of them to good use in Botswana, Africa.
Yesterday's HP event was as much about a couple of smartphones and a tablet as it was about justifying to investors the $1.2 billion the company spent to acquire Palm.
The head of Palm said the company's attempt at a turnaround was thwarted by competitors that simply moved too quickly.
Palm is close to settling at least one lawsuit related to HP's acquisition of the company.
Palm has lost its user interface guru, Matias Duarte, according to a report filed by John Paczikowski at AllThingsD.
Palm said HP beat out four other companies in a bidding war that stretched for nearly two months...
Motorola posted an unexpected first-quarter profit because of shipments of smartphones using the Android operating system.
Industry analysts' reaction to HP's intention to buy Palm for $1.2 billion was mostly mixed as Palm shares surged after yesterday's announcement.
HP’s announcement that it is acquiring Palm today for $1.4 billion ($1.2 billion after factoring in Palm’s cash and debt) isn’t the most obvious deal in the world. But it does offer something for, if not everyone, at least three major players...
And Palm goes to ... HP, which today announced it will acquire Palm for about $1.2 billion. The transaction has the blessing of both companies' boards.
The first signs of big changes may have just begun over at Palm, but the company may not be readying itself for the takeover many have been predicting.
Palm today announced that the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus phones will be available in Germany on both O2 and Vodafone on April 28.
According to a report from Bloomberg, Palm is working with Goldman Sachs and Qatalyst Partners to find a buyer.
A day before the official kickoff of the CTIA Wireless Conference in Las Vegas, AT&T today announced a trio of new smartphones.
Palm said it shipped more than twice the number of devices it sold during its third fiscal quarter as sales of its hallmark devices...
Microsoft and Palm are losing market share to devices based on Google's Android operating system, according to January metrics compiled by comScore.
Last year, Palm thought it had all the pieces for a turnaround in the market it pioneered: A new CEO known for making the iPod a household name, a sleek new smartphone called the Pre and fresh, intuitive operating software.
Palm says its 2010 sales will come in "well below" what it expected after carriers placed lower-than-expected orders for its devices.
Palm shares fell Tuesday as analysts raised concerns that the smartphones the company recently released through Verizon Wireless are not selling well.
Palm not only unveiled new "Plus" versions of the Palm Pre and Pixie for Verizon Wireless' network yesterday, but it also opened the Palm webOS developer program and announced 3D gaming on its platform.
Fears that Google’s Nexus One announcement would wreak havoc upon the stock of other rivals in the smartphone space were put to rest. By mid-afternoon Eastern time today, shares in rivals such as Research In Motion (RIM), Apple and Nokia were barely touched.
Verizon Wireless and Best Buy have slashed prices on netbooks, MiFi devices and smartphones in the hopes of luring customers into stores for Black Friday.