HP tried to sell WebOS to Amazon and others for $1.2 billion

By Rick · 4 replies
Jan 2, 2012
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  1. In the aftermath of HP's Touchpad blunder, the company reportedly tried to jettison its Palm / WebOS properties to potential buyers for a cool $1.2 billion. If that number looks familiar,…

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  2. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    That's the equivalent of 12 million Touchpads!
  3. Butch

    Butch TS Enthusiast Posts: 112

    I do hope that someone buys it. With more competition for Apple, Google and Microsoft we can all benefit (consumers that is). The sad part is that WebOS was (is) every bit as good as Android or IOS.
  4. You ao right about WEB OS it just as good as IOS and Andriod
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I read this a few days ago. I think HP was nuts in thinking webOS is currently worth the same it cost them. Ludicrous.

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