HP Showcases Open WebOS for Tablets, Smartphones

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http://www.thevarguy.com – At Hewlett-Packard’s (NYSE: HPQ) Partner Conference last February, chief executive Meg Whitman didn’t directly defend the vendor’s addled WebOS, yet pointedly said she believed there was room for another, albeit open OS, on the mobile market. That Whitman, speaking amid the demise of HP’s TouchPad tablet and the rubble of its Palm acquisition, didn’t line up a list of HP devices and settings suitable for an Open WebOS, raised an eyebrow or two but not much else. Fast forward seven months and we have the release Sept. 28 of Open WebOS 1.0, a month after HP rolled out a beta version, d (IT news)