Hurd said that the company isnt going to "spend billions of dollars trying to go into the smartphone business; that doesnt in any way make any sense."
We didn't buy Palm to be in the smartphone business. And I tell people that, but it doesnt seem to resonate well. We bought it for the IP. The WebOS is one of the two ground-up pieces of software that is built as a web operating environment We have tens of millions of HP small form factor web-connected devices Now imagine that being a web-connected environment where now you can get a common look and feel and a common set of services laid against that environment. That is a very value proposition.
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