LG planning WebOS wearables – report

LG Electronics is apparently set to use its own WebOS platform to power a range of smartwatches due early next year, echoing the strategy of rival Samsung. According to The Wall Street Journal, WebOS will displace Android Wear early in …

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LG developing webOS-based smart watch

It’s been a good week for the company formerly known as Palm, with LG Electronics revealing at CES 2015 that it is developing a smart watch running webOS – the mobile platform developed by Palm.

TCL confirms acquisition, will create a new Palm

China-based TCL Communication, the holding company of affordable mobile device vendor Alcatel OneTouch, has confirmed recent reports it has snapped up the Palm brand from HP. TCL said it is to create a new US-based company, Palm Inc., which will take ownership of the brand and development of mobile devices.

Palm name to revived by TCL

The Palm brand is to make a return after TCL, the parent company of device maker Alcatel OneTouch, confirmed that it acquired the trademark from HP. Palm, which initially produced PDAs, was one of the first companies to develop smartphones …

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HP to end webOS cloud services in January

Hewlett-Packard has confirmed that it will be ceasing support of its faltering webOS cloud services platform in January. In an official statement on the webOS website, HP cited declining user numbers as the primary motive behind the decision. webOS was acquired by HP as part of the $1.2 billion purchase of Palm in 2010, and […]