The Wait is Over. HP Decides to Open Source webOS UPDATED

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After a more than tortured journey in its life so far, the much loved, but tough to gain traction webOS now has a destination again. HP, after replacing the CEO who killed the short-lived TouchPad with Meg Whitman, has decided that it will turn webOS loose on the Open Source world.  The tortured journey included […]

HP, Whitman Still Don’t Know What to Do with webOS

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Earlier today, we told you that HP would be holding a meeting to determine the fate of webOS, the software it bought just over a year ago from Palm for $1.2 billions of dollars. That meeting, according to The Verge, did in fact take place but it appears that HP CEO Meg Whitman informed a […]

HP Says Shut Down of webOS is “Unfounded Rumor”

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I wouldn’t want to be Meg Whitman, the new CEO of HP, Todd Bradley, or any of the other execs at HP as they try to muddle through their next moves for HP’s future. Certainly they have some tough decisions ahead. Given the problematic way they went about getting rid of the HP TouchPad, purchasing […]

What’s Happening with HP, WebOS and Whitman (HPQ)

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As the markets closed today, HP announced the CEO Leo Apotheker was out, and Meg Whitman was in as the new CEO. Whitman has been on the Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) board of directors since earlier this year, and brings experience from eBay and other companies to the top position of a company with more problems than Jay-Z. HP […]

Apotheker Out, Whitman In As New CEO of HP

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The Leo Apotheker experiment at HP is over just shy of a year after it started and the fledgling company has installed former eBay CEO and California Gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman as CEO. The move comes just weeks after the company made several big moves including killing off its HP TouchPad tablet and webOS powered […]

HP Board Considering Ousting Apotheker and Possibly Hiring Meg Whitman?

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Bloomberg is reporting that HP’s Board of Directors is panning to meet to consider ousting CEO Leo “we don’t need no stinking hardware” Apotheker. Speculation is also that HP’s board may be looking at hiring former eBay CEO Meg Whitman, at least on a temporary basis. Whitman is a member of HP’s Board. Apparently there […]