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Steve Jobs threatened Palm with patents over no-poaching deal, says court filing

In a sworn statement made public today, former Palm CEO Edward Colligan says Jobs brandished patents when trying to get Palm to agree to a deal in which neither company would nick the other's employees.

By January 22, 2013

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Apple, Google, and the e-mail trail in the no-poaching case

A paper trail of e-mails published by The Verge from court filings suggest that technology firms agreed not to recruit employees from each other.

By January 23, 2013

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HP buying Palm for $1.2 billion

Hewlett-Packard says it will purchase the PDA and smartphone pioneer for $5.70 per share, a premium of 23 percent, in a deal expected to close by the end of July.

By April 28, 2010

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Palm losses mount despite the Pre

The company still sees hefty losses even as it reports strong sales of smartphones driven by the new Palm Pre.

By September 17, 2009

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Report: Palm spurned Apple offer on hiring

Steve Jobs in 2007 wanted to stop Apple execs from jumping ship to Palm, but Palm's then CEO Ed Colligan wouldn't strike a deal, Bloomberg News reports.

By August 20, 2009

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Palm picks new pilot to run company

Ed Colligan is stepping down as chief of the smartphone maker, and Jon Rubinstein takes over.

By June 10, 2009

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In wake of loss, Palm looks to Pre as savior

Revenue and earnings plummeted in the quarter that ended before the Palm Pre went on sale, but execs expect the new smartphone to spur a revival.

By June 26, 2009

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Welcome back, Palm

After struggling to keep up with the competition, it looks like Palm is back in the smartphone game.

By June 5, 2009

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Palm CEO: WebOS bigger than just the Pre base

Despite reporting dismal quarterly results, CEO says company is strategically on track and will launch the Pre on time. Palm envisions an entire product line built on its new WebOS.

By March 19, 2009

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Palm CEO holds court on patents, Pre

Despite speculation that Apple was thinking about taking legal action against Palm's Pre, Palm's CEO thinks Apple was just staking out a defensive position.

By February 11, 2009