“Samsung Electronics… reportedly has already recruited HP’s ex-vice president of PSG [Personal Services Group] marketing Raymond Wah to handle Samsung’s PC sales, and the company is also reportedly considering purchasing webOS to compete head on against Apple and Google, according to sources from notebook players,” Max Wang, Aaron Lee, and Joseph Tsai report for DigiTimes.
“HP’s webOS may be the target that Samsung has the most interest in,” Wang, Lee, and Tsai report. “In addition, Google’s acquisition of Motorola, which may seriously threaten hardware brand vendors, could also trigger Samsung to purchase webOS as a counter measure, the sources added.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]