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Citing sources in Taiwan’s supply chain, news website Digitimes claims that “most brand vendors have already stopped developing related products” and says that Microsoft’s second-generation... Surface RT remains the only new Windows RT tablet set to come to market.

The website even compared it to webOS, the Palm operating system which was sold to HP and then made open-source last year.

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Speaking to Fierce Wireless recently, Rubinstein expressed his dismay at the fortunes of Palm and webOS, and said that he would never have sold to HP if he knew what was going to happen.

"Talk... about a waste," said Rubinstein, who is now on the board at both Amazon and Qualcomm.

"If we had known they were just going to shut it down and never really give it a chance to flourish, wh...

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Speaking at the Global Influencer Summit in Shanghai, HP CEO Meg Whitman confirmed that HP would be re-entering the consumer tablet market with a Windows 8 tablet, news which would seem to reiterate previous... comments from Whitman that HP would be returning to the growing tablet market, albeit with a Windows 8 model.

However, the more interesting view arguably came from Todd Bradley, HP’s EVP for printing a...

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Company officials yesterday revealed that the enterprise mobility platform will consist of the HP Enterprise Mobile App Store and HP Enterprise Mobile Gateway.

The former will support iOS,... Android and possibly even webOS apps, and will be hosted at service provider sites and managed for enterprises, essentially making it a portal for businesses to push their own and third-party applicatio...

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HP announced a timetable for release of the new open source version of webOS, the critically-acclaimed software that powered Palm’s smartphones and HP’s discontinued TouchPad tablet. 

... class="p1">By sometime this September, HP said it plans to make the webOS code completely available under the Apache License, Version 2.0. While September is a ways off, HP said today it’s releasing vers...
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“Palm was ahead of its time in trying to build a phone software platform using web technology, and we just weren’t able to execute such an ambitious and breakthrough design,” said... former senior director of software at Palm, Paul Mercer, who oversaw the interface design of webOS.

“Perhaps it never could have been executed because the technology wasn’t there y...

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MRI scanners are used to collect detailed 3D images of the body, and do not expose the body to the radiation levels of X-rays.

Andrew B.Holbrook is a research associate in the radiology department... at Stanford’s School of Medicine and recently told eWeek that he has developed his own applications for the TouchPad, so that Stanford technicians can start and stop MRI scans, whether they are insid...

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The news comes despite HP announcing in August that the company would not offer any more products powered by the platform.

"We should announce our decision in the next two weeks," said... Whitman, when speaking to the French newspaper. "This is not an easy decision, because we have a team of 600 people, which is in limbo. We need to have another operating system." 

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Cloud Pro is reporting that HP’s managing director in Europe, the Middle East and Africa has said there will be more tablet devices coming from the company, with the first just a few months... away.

Yves De Talhouet revealed to Cloud Pro that a tablet running Windows 8 would be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January.

The TouchPad was one of...

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Even though HP reported higher-than-expected earnings today on revenue of $32.1 billion, the company's revelations around the fiscal losses related to the shuttering of its webOS business stood... out in a big way.

Above and beyond the $1.2 billion HP spent on Palm in April 2010, the cost of shuttering the company's nascent webOS and tablet business cost an extra $3.3 billion, accor...