In April HP will release an Android tablet computer. Photo courtesy: AFP RELAXNEWS/ AFP/JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it is selling its webOS mobile operating system to South Korean consumer electronics titan LG to use in Internet-connected televisions.

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Related stories: HP creates Gram for WebOS spin-off. HP will enter the Android tablet and smartphone market: report. This announcement will enable people to develop on the webOS platform as LG said it would include Hewlett-Packard has sold some of the rights to its webOS mobile operating system to LG Electronics for use in smart television sets made by the South Korean electronics firm. Hewlett-Packard has Hewlett-Packard has sold some of the rights its mobile operating system LG Electronics for use in smart TVs made by the South Korean electronics firm. LG has agreed acquire the HP sells webOS operating system LG will use the operating software, used in now-defunct Palm smartphones years ago, for its “smart” or Internet-connected TVs. The Asian electronics company had worked with on before Tags: sells, webos, operating, system, Follow @LinuxUserMag. has had a difficult relationship with , the mobile OS it obtained after acquiring Palm. After the failure of the ucad, decided open up , and the sourcecode for the has sold its operating system, developed by its Palm acquisition for smartphones and tablets, LG Electronics, which plans adapt it for consumer electronics devices such as smart TVs. has now sold it's LG Electronics Inc. The OS is expected show up in future LG Smart TVs. is remain open source under the terms of the sale

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