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Submission + - HP: WebOS Is Now an Open Source Project (

Google85 writes: WebOS, the software behind HP’s failed TouchPad tablet and Palm’s failed Pre smartphones, is getting another shot at life as an open source operating system.
The company will now "contribute webOS to open source license"
One source said that this move will accelerate platform and ecosystem development, benefiting current and future users. "Future" being a clear indication that more HP webOS hardware could be on the radar.

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HP: WebOS Is Now an Open Source Project

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