Breaking: Hewlett-Packard to buy Palm for $1.2 billion
Hewlett-Packard is buying Palm for $1.2 billion.
Anybody who's followed Palm closely for the last several months has seen the writing on the wall. Many didn't expect the company, maker of the innovative Palm Pre smartphone, to last on its own for long in a marketplace dominated by BlackBerry, Apple and Google Android cell phone products.
(FYI -- I got the news off the Wall Street Journal's Twitter feed.)
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