June 06, 2012
Inside the death of Palm and webOS

Pre to postmortem: the inside story of the death of Palm and webOS @ The Verge.

In an effort to return the company to its glory days, Hurd had just finished trimming as much fat as he possibly could and he knew that HP’s cash cow — the printer business — wouldn’t last forever. He was looking to grow businesses that had a future, and he understood that mobile was a keystone to that strategy. And Bradley may have had a soft spot for Palm — he’d left it several years prior to join HP, so he had a healthy understanding for the company, its challenges, and what it had been through.

Posted by Arcterex at June 06, 2012 11:49 AM