HP is spinning off its webOS Global Business Unit into Gram, a new company focused on software, user experience, and cloud services. What exactly the team will work on is unclear, as the company is in "stealth mode."
Open webOS' July update contains the disappointing news that prior hardware like the Palm Pre, Pixi, and Veer will not be supported by the open source operating system.
Transparent House, a design firm that has worked with HP previously, just made public a rendering of a never-released all-touch smartphone, probably the one previously known as Stingray
After growing frustrated with the Bing implementation in the webOS Maps app, homebrew developer Jan Herman decided to build his own Google Maps app for webOS.
The long-awaited Oracle / Google trial is finally underway, and the Wall Street Journal just reported on some pieces of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's testimony, including the fact that his company considered purchasing RIM or Palm as a means to get into the mobile phone marketplace.
Small Android developers like WIMM and Recon Instruments aren't too worried about the Android patent wars being fought by Google, Microsoft, and Apple.
After accidentally selling TouchPads with an internal build of Android, and subsequent complaints about GPL violations, HP has released its unpublished Android test kernel to the CyanogenMod team as a gesture of goodwill.
HP spent $1.2 billion to acquire Palm in 2010 and, according to an insider source, that's exactly how much it was asking when trying to sell off those same assets a year later.