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Open webOS for mobile lives on as LuneOS

The Open webOS project is still alive and well. After over a year since the last major Alpha 2 update, the port has received a name change and is now going by LuneOS. While the latest release supports the Nexus…

HP will pay $57 million to settle shareholder lawsuit

Back in 2010, HP acquired Palm with the promise that it would invest heavily in webOS and bring it to a broad ecosystem of devices. But a year later, the company did a complete U-turn and decided to scrap the webOS…

LG TV leak gives a glimpse of a resurrected webOS

It has been a long time since LG Electronics purchased webOS from HP with a goal of re-purposing the software for use in smart TVs. Today well-known leaker @evleaks posted an image of an upcoming LG-made smart TV powered by…

HP said to be shopping around webOS mobile patents

HP is reportedly looking to offload some of its mobile patents to the highest payer. Included in the portfolio are patents related to webOS, the mobile operating system they inherited as part of the $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm in 2010.

HP releases Open WebOS 1.0, demos it on a TouchSmart PC

HP has officially released version 1.0 of Open webOS, the open source spinoff of its once-promising platform for mobile devices. The launch completes a nine-month roadmap traced by the company at the beginning of the year, with over 450,000 lines…

HP spins off webOS group into new company called Gram

It’s been a long and rough road for webOS. Once believed to be the first serious contender to Apple’s iPhone OS in terms of design and usability, it failed to live up to its promise due to… well, you name…

HP profits drop 44 percent, CEO pleads for patience

Veteran Silicon Valley executive Meg Whitman pleaded for patience yesterday as she revealed that HP’s first fiscal quarterly earnings (PDF) had dropped 44% due to a decline in sales across three of its key units: personal computers, printers and enterprise equipment. …