Saturday, December 10, 2011

HP donates WebOS system code to open source developers

[ BBC Technology ] 9 Dec

HP has decided to donate the the code behind the mobile operating system, WebOS, to open source software developers. HP acquired the software when it bought the smartphone maker Palm for $1.2bn (£767m) last year.

"By contributing this innovation, HP unleashes the creativity of the open source community to advance a new generation of applications and devices," said the firm's president and chief executive, Meg Whitman.

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