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Thursday, December 29, 2011

HP wanted to sell the WebOS and Palm for $ 1.2 billion


HP has announced the availability of the WebOS platform as open source, but according to sources in VentureBeat, the companyoriginally planned to sell WebOS along with other assets of Palm for $ 1.2 billion. It is the same amount paid by HP when it boughtPalm in 2010, which shows the effort of the company to lose as little as possible from this erroneous motion.
There is news that HP is unable to find buyers as the price of Palm fell significantly from the acquisition of HP and WebOS platformlost its name after the failure of the HP TouchPad and smartphones Pre 3 and Veer.
Racked HP to be in discussions with various companies like Amazon, Samsung, Intel, Facebook. The original price of $ 1.2 billionwill definitely decreased, but the source says that any serious buyer would give up $ 500 million.

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