Open WebOS is a Linux operating system. Palm launched WebOS in January 2009 as the successor to Palm OS. It was acquired by Hewlett-Packard.
After the failure of the HP TouchPad and the proposed sale of the HP Personal Systems Group, HP made the platform open source, and it became Open WebOS.
WebOS was purchased by LG Electronics, which intends to use it for smart TVs.

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Open webOS
Official home page of the Open webOS Project. Includes documentation and blog.
Open webOS Forum
Discussion about LG and webOS, the Open webOS project and various devices.
WebOS Internals
Wiki for collecting information about the inner workings of webOS.
webOS Nation
WebOS news, reviews, and discussion.
ExtremeTech: LG Acquires WebOS from HP – for Use in Smart TVs, not Smartphones
LG has officially purchased the mobile operating system from HP for use on smart TVs. (February 25, 2013)
Ars Technica: Reviving the dead: How Android devices are keeping webOS alive
Using open source frameworks to help Palm live on via re-purposed Nexus devices. (January 29, 2013)
TechRadar: HP Introduces WebOS 1.0
HP has finally released their promised open source webOS 1.0 to the public. (September 28, 2012)
TechRadar: WebOS Lives Again with Open Source Beta
Hewlett Packard is now launching the open source beta for its WebOS mobile operating system. (September 01, 2012)
ExtremeTech: Open WebOS 1.0 Announced
HP has officially announced that WebOS will be open sourced by September 2012. (January 25, 2012)
Intomobile: HP Will Open Source webOS
HP will keep webOS but submit it to an open source community. (December 09, 2011)
TechRadar: HP Gifts WebOS to Open Source
Hewlett-Packard has announced that it will contribute the WebOS operating system to the open source community. (December 09, 2011)
Intomobile: In Memoriam: The Life and Death of webOS
A look at the life and times of the platform when it looked like that HP was killing off webOS. It discusses the time from the Pre to the grave. (August 18, 2011)
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