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____/ Kari Laine on Friday 19 Aug 2011 17:46 : \____
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> On 08/18/2011 11:51 PM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> HP's webOS moves out of tablet foxhole into appliance mode
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>> | HP is set to spread the wings of its operating system for its smartphones
>> | and TouchPad tablet, webOS, and plant it into a wider technology space of
>> | an OS for cars and household appliances. HPs webOS chief, Stephen DeWitt,
>> | who leads the webOS global business unit, is on an HP mission to build up
>> | an ecosystem of developers and manufacturers, according to a report in The
>> | Wall Street Journal. DeWitt said HP is looking into webOS embedded into
>> | cars and appliances. He said HP was into talks with auto and appliance
>> | makers but he did not specify any company names. HPs webOS has a
>> | touchscreen interface and Internet connectivity.
> I actually read that they are dumping the WebOS...
> And also I heard today that the whole PC Division is going down the
> tubes. They are ready to get rid of it in a way or other. I am pretty
> sure that if they sell it Lenovo or other China instance will buy it...
WebOS is on sale. It's not dead, except inside HP.
~~ Best of wishes
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