“After HP’s news of killing off webOS devices and pondering spinning off their PC business, “the real fun will be watching what happens to the Palm patents,” Eric Jackson writes for Forbes.
“Given how hated HP is now, with a pathetic stock price, they have to sell these patents now to maximize shareholder value (read: save the directors’ necks from the wrath of shareholders),” Jackson writes. “Apple is probably in the driver’s seat to get them.”
Jackson writes, “Are there still commentators clamoring for Apple to blow their cash pile on a dividend? These last few months of patent war show how wise Apple was to stockpile its cash and wait.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]