Nokia's Ex-MeeGo Chief Lands At Palm
Oct 15, 2010, 6:50 AM by Philip Berne
Ari Jaaksi, the former head of Nokia's MeeGo hardware division, has recently joined HP's Palm as senior vice president of WebOS. Jaaksi will start with Palm in November, according to AllThingsD. This mirrors the move of Peter Skillman, who was VP of Design at Palm, but left the company to join Nokia as VP of user experiences and services on MeeGo.
Apple Changes Up Several Execs
Apple today appointed Jeff Williams as chief operating officer. Williams has been with Apple since 1998.
Google Brings Back Motorola's Osterloh to Head Hardware Unit
Rick Osterloh, former CEO of Motorola, is returning to Google in order to run the company's new hardware division, which includes Nexus and Chromecast. Osterloh left Lenovo last month.
LG Releases Open Source Version of WebOS to Spur Invention
LG today made an open version of the webOS platform available to developers and the public. Anyone can download webOS Open Source Edition from LG's web site and use the the code for whatever they wish.
Google Closes Acquisition of HTC Hardware Team
Google today said it has completed its proposed acquisition of select assets from HTC. The deal includes portions of HTC's handset design team, among other properties.