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Chubby Checker Can Sue HP Over Chubby Checker Penis-Measuring App

Remember that time Chubby Checker wanted to sue HP over a penis-measuring WebOS app that was also called “Chubby Checker”? There’s more fun to come: ol’ Chubs just got the go-ahead to sue the pants off HP.


The No-Hire Emails That Incriminate Apple, Google And Adobe

A court filing just made public sheds light on the “no-hire” gentleman’s agreements that have pervaded the tech industry. It reveals how Steve Jobs threatened litigation to prevent companies from stealing his staff.


The 12 Biggest Missed Opportunities In Tech

The tech world is full of flops. This ain’t them; some of these companies and their products were monstrously successful for a time; others never even had the high expectations and hype required for something to earn the title “flop”.


Jon Rubinstein Is Leaving HP

Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple exec, godfather of webOS and CEO of Palm, has left HP, reports AllThingsD. The move isn’t too surprising as the writing has been on the wall since he left HP’s Palm unit last summer to move to a lesser role at HP’s Personal Systems Group.


HP Insiders Claim WebOS Was Doomed From The Start

We’re all well aware of the commercial problems that HP has endured with WebOS. But now, according to the New York Times, insiders have admitted that the software was doomed from the get-go.


Just Let WebOS Die Already

HP’s earnings were brutal this past quarter, sure. In response, new CEO Meg Whitman’s clarion call to investors, repeated over and over again? We need to be more clear. We need to let you know what’s going on.


Report: HP Still Doesn't Know What To Do With WebOS

So apparently newish HP CEO Meg Whitman has held an all-hands-on-deck meeting to discuss the fate of webOS, which is exactly the kind of meeting you have when your ship is sinking. The verdict, according to The Verge: uh, give us a few weeks. Perfect.


WebOS Goes Under The Knife

Who wants a leg? Who wants the Palm? WebOS is about to be carved up by HP as part of an internal move that will see parts of it–and the Palm group–heading to different areas within the company.


HP Execs Had No Idea What Was About To Happen With WebOS

Down the rabbit hole we go, to where tablets last six weeks on the market, great mobile OS’s are put out to pasture before their time, and HP executives are not told of doomed tablets until days before their demise.


All 7 WebOS Developers Should Be STOKED Right Now

Hey, if you’re a published webOS developer, Microsoft’s gonna give you whatever you need to be a Windows Phone developer, like free phones and dev tools. So says Brandon Watson, who runs Windows Phone’s Developer Experience program.