January 2009: Palm announces webOS and the Pre smartphone... June 2009: Palm Pre launches... April 2010: HP acquires Palm... July 2011: HP TouchPad Launches... August 2011: HP kills TouchPad and webOS phones... HP TouchPad fire sale! Price dropped to just $99 for 16GB model... December 2011: HP says webOS will become open source... September 2012: Open webOS reaches version 1.0... October 2012: LG rumored to be working on Open webOS-powered TV... Now: HP sells off webOS to LG.
Stories of the day:
- We're live at Mobile World Congress 2013!
- Samsung confirms Galaxy S IV for March 14th unveiling
- LG buys webOS from HP for use in smart TVs
- 'Reinvented' Nine Inch Nails to return this summer after four-year hiatus
Today's 90 Seconds on The Verge was written by Bryan Bishop and Ross Miller. All other video production magic is credited to Sam Thonis, Jordan Oplinger, and Ryan Manning.