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  • Last update: Wednesday 19 June 2013 [19 news items]

Windows RT facing pressure from being isolated

Jun 19, 22:25

Microsoft's Windows RT operating system may fall to the same fate as Hewlett-Packard's (HP) webOS as most brand vendors have already stopped developing related products, leaving Microsoft's...

ZTE to launch Open webOS smartphone in 4Q12, say sources

Sep 19, 14:04

China-based ZTE reportedly plans to launch its first Open webOS-based smartphone for overseas markets in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to industry sources.

Inventec to lay off over 400 employees

Oct 28, 01:40

Inventec plans to fire as many as 432 employees, according to sources close to the company, adding that it is being carried out starting today (October 27). The sources blamed an...

Samsung reportedly recruits ex-HP VP for PC business; considers buying webOS

Aug 29, 16:25

Samsung Electronics, despite refuting reports it plans to take over Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) PC business, reportedly has already recruited HP's ex-vice president of PSG marketing...

Taiwan should not overlook Korea moving to develop open-source smartphones

Aug 24, 15:57

The Taiwan government and handset makers should not overlook the intention's of the government in Korea to develop new open-source operating systems (OS) for mobile phones, although...

Digitimes Insight: webOS may resurrect if to sells to Facebook

Aug 23, 15:56

With Hewlett-Packard (HP) announcing it will stop developing webOS-based products including smartphones and tablet PCs and will spin off its Personal System Group (PSG) business,...

HP TouchPad with WebOS operating system

Taiwan handset ODMs bracing for structural upheaval

Aug 23, 12:25

Taiwan-based handset ODMs are bracing for repercussions of structural upheaval to be brought by Google's intention to buy Motorola Mobility and Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan to stop...

HP may quit developing WebOS printer

Aug 23, 12:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) Taiwan's Image and Printing Group (IPG), commenting on the headquarters' recent announcement that HP will quit the development of WebOS-based tablet PCs and smartphones,...

HP WebOS hardware production partners set for uncertainty

Aug 22, 16:19

Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will stop selling WebOS-based smartphones and tablet PCs is expected to have a strong impact on its hardware production partners in Taiwan,...

HP to evaluate strategic alternatives for PSG; discontinue operation for webOS device and may spin off PC business

Aug 19, 10:38

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced that its board of directors has authorized the evaluation of strategic alternatives for its Personal Systems Group (PSG), including the exploration...

Taiwan market: HP to push WebOS-based tablet PC and smartphone in 2H11

Jun 21, 01:35

First-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to add its TouchPad tablet PC and smartphone as new products line in the IT market, to help fill in the gap of its cloud computing...

Unstable Android 3.0 performance may benefit vendors with own OS

Apr 8, 15:43

Tablet PC players such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and RIM, that have their own operating system (OS), are expected to have chance of benefiting from the unstable performance of Android...

No plan to sell PC business; to ship 100 million webOS devices in 2011, says HP CEO

Mar 16, 17:06

Hewlett-Packard (HP) CEO Leo Apotheker at its future strategy press conference has clarified that the company has no plans to sell its PC business and is already set to ship 100 million...

HP reportedly considers selling PC business, upstream players say no

Mar 10, 14:03

The largest global notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering selling its PC business with Korea-based Samsung Electronics the most likely buyer, according...

Taiwan market: HP launches Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 9, 16:40

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched several new Intel Sandy Bridge-based notebooks in Taiwan, and as the company is starting to mass ship the notebook models in March, its upstream...

HP launched new notebooks in Taiwan

HP to start selling WebOS 3.0-based TouchPad in April

Feb 22, 01:35

First-tier notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to start selling its WebOS 3.0-based tablet PC, TouchPad in April with shipments to start delivery by the end of March,...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

Rising exchange rates of Asia currencies benefits US PC vendors

Feb 10, 01:10

US-based PC vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Apple are gaining advantages as exchange rates of Asia Pacific currencies to the US dollar are rising quickly, according...

Inventec aims at revenue growth of 30% in 2011, 100% in 2013

Jan 24, 14:29

Taiwan-based ODM maker Inventec expects its 2010 consolidated revenues to increase by 30% in 2011 and double in 2013, according to company chairman and CEO Richard Lee.

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    HP WebOS-based Veer smartphone

    HP claims its Veer is the smallest webOS phone to date. It has the size of a credit card and is no thicker than a deck of cards. It has a full slide-out keyboard and touchscreen.

    Photo: Company, Feb 11.

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    HP WebOS-based TouchPad tablet PC

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched its WebOS tablet PC, TouchPad. With its 9.7-inch diagonal capacitive multitouch display, virtual keyboard, instant-on access, support for Adobe...

    Photo: Company, Feb 11.

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