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HP Tried to Sell webOS for $1.2 Billion

Dec 29 2011, 2:00pm CST | by , in News | Technology News

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HP Tried to Sell webOS for $1.2 Billion
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HP webOS sale fail

I always wondered what HP was thinking when it purchased Palm just to get webOS in the first place. Palm had smartphones on the OS that didn’t sell well to begin with and HP thought its name would turn that around apparently. HP tried smartphones of its own and the much-maligned TouchPad all with webOS and failed all around.

HP has also been talking about webOS in printers, which I think is a worse idea than trying to use the OS in tablets. With all those failures against webOS, HP still tried to sell it off for the same $1.2 billion that it coughed up to buy Palm. This explains why HP still has webOS.

To make the insane price for a multiple times failed OS; HP still wanted access to webOS for its printer plans. Sources even say that HP tried to sell webOS to Facebook in a big meeting with the Zuck there and were all but laughed out of the room.

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