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After Scrapping Bigger Plans, HP Says WebOS Still Has An Open-Source Future

Brandon Bailey | Mercury News | February 24, 2012

The future of webOS -- the innovative mobile software that three successive CEOs at Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) have struggled to make into a profitable product -- may lie somewhere in the windowless rooms of a Stanford Medical School radiology lab. That's where researcher Andrew B. Read More »

HP Hopes to Lure Mobile App Developers to Open webOS

Ian Paul | PC World | January 26, 2012

Third-party apps built for the open source version of webOS will work across any device or browser that supports modern Web standards such as the iPad, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, according to Hewlett-Packard. The company hopes that flexibility will attract more developers to write apps for webOS. Read More »

HP TouchPad Enables Doctors to Control MRI Scanners

Brian T. Horowitz | eWeek | December 29, 2011

Although Hewlett-Packard announced that the TouchPad tablet will soon meet its demise, it still has a job at California's Stanford University, where researchers are using the device to control a Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner. MRIs collect detailed 3-D images of the body without the radiation exposure levels of X-rays. Read More »

Switched On: Open Source, Open Issues for webOS

Ross Rubin | EnGadget | December 22, 2011

HP's decision to contribute webOS to the open source community represents, at the very least, a detour from the company's plans to "double down" on the operating system acquired from Palm, Inc. The good news for fans of the OS is that HP will continue to invest in the software's development, albeit probably not at the unsustainable rate at which it was going it alone. Read More »

WebOS Gets Surprise Second Life in Healthcare

Janet Maragioglio | Mobiledia | January 4, 2012

Hewlett-Packard's WebOS is making unexpected inroads in healthcare as medical researchers develop applications for the newly open-source platform. Andrew B. Read More »