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HP Lets Go of More than 500 Palm Employees

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Sep 19, 2011, 8:13 PM   by Eric M. Zeman
updated Sep 19, 2011, 10:20 PM

HP confirmed today that it has started workforce reductions in what's left of its Palm smartphone business. Layoffs commenced today and more than 500 are expected to lose their jobs. "As communicated on August 18, HP will discontinue the development of webOS devices within the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ends October 31, 2011, said HP to AllThingsD. "As part of this decision, the webOS GBU is undergoing a reduction in workforce. Today's actions are part of this initiative. During this time, we stand by our commitment to our webOS customers and will work to ensure that support and service for customers are not adversely affected. HP is exploring ways to leverage webOS software." HP has said that it is considering licensing deals and possibly even an outright sale of webOS, though no solid decisions had been made.

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HP Killed Off WebOS too soon T Bone Sep 19, 2011, 9:41 PM
Darwin Has Spoken MadFatMan Sep 20, 2011, 6:50 AM
Lets Just Blame AT&T and Apple. Versed Sep 20, 2011, 4:25 PM
No problem... Globhead Sep 20, 2011, 12:43 PM
Please show your support "IF" you like this THANKS!! landmarkcm Sep 20, 2011, 12:24 AM
HP Duh thevorlon Sep 19, 2011, 9:18 PM
 
 
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