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Palm webOS 2.0: Now This Is Multitasking

WebOS 2.0. It’s really happening and it’s coming soon. Amidst the turmoil and the headlines and the doom-dropping, Palm’s been busy: webOS 2.0 looks like it’ll be better than the original in basically every way.

Foxconn Holds Anti-Suicide Rally In Shenzhen

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing titan troubled by a spate of suicides at its Shenzhen factory city, held a rally for its workers who were given T-shirts, pom-pons and – inexplicably – Spider-Man costumes.

Rumour: Jodie Fisher's Cut After Ignoring Mark Hurd's Advances

Details continue to trickle out of HP’s Mark Hurd-shaped wound, with a “person close to the investigation” telling the Associated Press that Jodie Fisher claimed sexual harassment charges after she ceased receiving work offers from HP following her rebuffal of Hurd’s sexual advances.

Ousted HP CEO Mark Hurd Watched Jodie Fisher's Racy Videos Online

Sure, her Playboy spread was pretty sexy, but a CEO really shouldn’t be Googling* one of his hired marketing contractors whilst on the job. Computer analysis of Mark Hurd’s computer has discovered he watched some of Fisher’s saucy videos.

Suit Filed Against HP Over Former CEO Mark Hurd's Resignation

A lawsuit has been filed against the HP board of directors on behalf of a HP shareholder. The suit is alleging that the directors “violated their fiduciary duties in connection with the events surrounding the resignation” of former CEO Mark Hurd:

Top Aide To Ex-CEO Mark Hurd Leaves HP

Caprice Fimbres McIlvaine, former head of internal communications at HP and a top aide to Mark Hurd, has left the company. Why? Well, the fact that she was the person to get sexxxxy, lawsuit-firing Jodie Fisher hired might have something to do with it. But hey, I’m no detective. [Fortune]

Mark Hurd Was The Most Despised Major Tech CEO

Of any major tech CEO, recently-ousted Mark Hurd of HP had the lowest approval ratings by his own employees: 34 per cent. To compare: Steve Jobs has a whopping 98 per cent rating, Larry Ellison is 88 per cent and Ballmer is 52 per cent. [TechCrunch]

Wait - Who The Hell Is Mark Hurd?

Howard Stringer is a goddamn knight. When Amazon bought Zappos, we saw Jeff Bezos’s eight-minute YouTube video and wished he’d absorb our companies too. So now that HP’s CEO has resigned, I gotta ask: Who the hell is Mark Hurd?

HP Reportedly Tells Employees WebOS Tablet On Track For Q1 2011

Ever since HP’s acquisition of Palm was announced in April, everyone’s been clamouring about a webOS tablet. It could be very cool! And according to Engadget, Personal Systems Group VP Todd Bradley told HP employees that just such a product, codenamed Hurricane, was on track for the first quarter of 2011.

Vice President Who Was In Charge Of Designing The Pre Leaves Palm, HP

We knew that plenty of Palm employees left once HP acquired the company, but now we know the latest one to jump ship: Peter Skillman, Palm’s Vice President of Design. Also known as the man who designed the Pre.

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