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.
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