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Derek's Sunnyvale Pilgrimage - what do you want to know?
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 01, 2012
Tomorrow, I, your fearless Editor-in-Chief, will be boarding an airplane bound for Salt Lake City. From there, I will board an airplane bound for San Jose, California. And from there, I will get in...
Read This: In depth on the rise and fall of webOS
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 05, 2012
The tl;dr version: webOS got screwed, time and time again. Sometimes by Palm's own ambitions, sometimes by supposed partners, and sometimes by fate. The Verge's Chris Zeigler has put...
HP earnings
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by Phil Nickinson
May 24, 2012
HP on Wednesday announced its Q2 2012 earnings. In an exceedingly dry news release, HP noted a 3 percent drop in revenue, from $31.6 billion a year ago to $30.7 billion for the three months ending...
Oracle considered purchasing Palm or RIM to jump into the smartphone business
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 17, 2012
April 2010 brought the surprise announcement that HP was purchasing Palm for $1.2 billion. It wasn't a surprised that Palm was for sale or that they had found somebody to buy them up, the...
Fast, good, or cheap - or why you can't build a smartphone
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 21, 2012
Every other week or so a new thread pops up in the webOS Nation Forums about the possibility of building our own webOS smartphones or tablets. It always seems to garner a bit of attention,...
Palm veteran Fred Patton takes the reins of webOS Developer Relations
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 15, 2012
Nearly five months ago HP VP of webOS Developer Relations Richard Kerris vacated his post for a new job at Nokia, just eight months after he was trotted out before the world at Think Beyond. Granted...
Phil McKinney
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 13, 2012
Phil McKinney left his position as HP CTO and chief big thinker at the end of this past October. Since then he published a new book, Beyond the Obvious: Killer Questions That Spark Game-Changing...
The webOS Wish List: Stacked wave launcher
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 02, 2012
There are a lot of cool ideas in webOS, and there are plenty of cool ideas that we're sure they've come up with in Sunnyvale over the past four years they just didn't have the time,...
Settlement reached in Palm Profile data loss class action suit
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 22, 2012
Ah, this takes us back. If you've been around webOS long enough, you might remember the brouhaha of November 2009. Yes, two years back, back when you could get a Palm Pre or a Palm Pixi, on...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 09, 2012
This time last year, Derek, Dieter, and Riz were running around San Francisco's Fort Mason Center covering what turned out to be the biggest planned event in the history of webOS. It was the...