HP's desktop plans for WebOS could flip PC market, say analysts

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 11, 2011 3:45 AM EDT
LinuxDevices.com; By Nicholas Kolakowski
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Many analysts are applauding HP's decision to place its Linux-based WebOS on all of its Windows-based PCs in 2012 as an alternative fast-boot distro, but some caution it could alienate Microsoft. The deployment will represent a huge leap forward for Linux on the desktop, albeit in a limited capacity -- and HP may be grooming WebOS for a bigger desktop role.

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