WebOS app development chief flees to Xobni

Michael Rizkalla, the former senior director of webOS application development at HP, has just started at Xobni, where he will be its senior director of mobile applications. It's the latest exodus from the webOS team as HP contemplates what to do with the mobile operating system.…

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HP considering webOS fire sale

You sort of knew this was coming: Reuters reports that Hewlett-Packard is looking to unload webOS, the mobile operating system it got when it bought Palm last year, for hundreds of millions of dollars, and far below the $1.2 billion it paid just 18 months ago.…

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WebOS nearing the end of the road

The end is reportedly nigh for webOS. According to a report by the Guardian, HP is set to kill off its webOS mobile operating system, affecting some 500 jobs, after receiving apparently no interest in the OS it bought from Palm for $1.2 billion.…

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As webOS falters, HP starts Palm layoffs

HP has confirmed that it has started laying off members of the webOS team, a reduction that is reported to be 525 employees. It's not surprising given HP's decision not to build webOS devices. But it seems like another sign that the platform will not survive.…

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