HP’s webOS Decision Sends Shock Waves Through Developer Community

HP shocked a good part of the mobile world last week when it announced it was pulling its fledgling tablet off the market and abandoning webOS altogether. I imagine developers and IT departments that were creating apps for webOS weren’t too pleased — to say the least
It has to leave even the most jaded IT managers wondering just who they can trust when a long-standing brand with a good reputation in the enterprise just walks away from a platform, even while it seemed to be trying to recruit folks to develop applications for it.

And while we’re at it, another major mobile story broke last week when Google bought Motorola Mobility, raising questions about just how neutral Google can be about Android when it’s selling its own phones.

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