HP to Discontinue webOS Device Operations

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In addition, HP reported that it plans to announce that it will discontinue operations for webOS devices, specifically the TouchPad and webOS phones. HP will continue to explore options to optimize the value of webOS software going forward.

HP licensing webOS just became more of a possibility.

Update: During the HP earnings conference call held today, the webOS hardware division will be shut down by the fourth quarter of 2011.