Palm and HP made big news today with the announcement of a strategic merger

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Although specific details regarding HP¹s plans to integrate Palm and its technology into their portfolio will follow shortly, we are super excited about what this will mean for webOS. HP is the largest technology company in the world and brings an incredible pool of resources to scale this platform and the products that run it.

We¹ll update you here as we know more, but in the meantime, here’s a link to the press release.

Dion and Ben


Important Information for Palm Stockholders

In connection with the proposed merger, Palm will file a proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER PROXY MATERIALS THAT PALM FILES WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE MERGER AND RELATED MATTERS.

Palm and HP and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed merger. Information about Palm’s directors and executive officers is set forth in the proxy statement for Palm’s 2009 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on August 13, 2009. Information about HP’s directors and executive officers is set forth in the proxy statement for HP’s 2010 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on January 27, 2010, and in HP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended October 31, 2009, which was filed with the SEC on December 17, 2009. Additional information regarding these persons and their interests in the merger will be included in the proxy statement relating to the merger when it is filed with the SEC. The proxy statement, any additional proxy materials and Palm’s other SEC filings are, or when filed will be, available free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, by going to Palm’s Investor Relations page on its corporate website or by contacting Palm’s Investor Relations department by e-mail at teri.klein@palm.com, by phone at (408) 617-7000, or by mail at Palm, Investor Relations, 950 West Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, California 94085.

Comments (2)

  1. Namjoin Tran says:

    OMG im excited!! Now with financial backing WebOS can really do well! Please make a WebOS tablet!!

  2. Gabe says:

    This is a great news!

    Combination of Palm’s webOS technological greatness and HP’s marketing muscle – the future of Palm’s platform is brighter than ever !