10 Dec '11, 2am

HP webOS lives on as an open-source project

HP webOS lives on as an open-source project

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source It's official. HP won't be killing off the development of webOS products , nor selling it after spending US$1.2 billion to acquire it from Palm . Just a few hours ago, HP CEO Meg Whitman has announced that the company will release webOS as an open-source project. This piece of news bodes well for developers and consumers alike. The former will have an opportunity to work on enhancing and tweaking the open-source OS. Whitman said that the decision to open-source the OS is based on the power of the community. Continuing to contribute and invest in the OS will give not just developers, but also consumers a viable alternative to the dominant operating systems in the market. Consumers who managed to get the HP TouchPad through the recent fire sale will rejoice in the fact that webOS isn't dead after all, and once the source code is released, the...

Full article: http://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/tech-news-webos-lives-goes...

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