Three years after the $1.2 billion acquisition, Rubinstein says it's unlikely he would have supported the deal if he'd had any idea that Hewlett-Packard would abandon WebOS.
Jon Rubinstein, who was brought into the fold after Hewlett-Packard acquired Palm, is leaving the company after a failed bid to turn WebOS into a mobile powerhouse.
Jonathan Rubinstein most recently led product innovation at Hewlett-Packard, and he also had ties to Apple earlier in his career.
Company names HP veteran Stephen DeWitt to lead WebOS business. Jon Rubinstein will now work on ensuring WebOS will work across HP's many products.
An internal e-mail from HP Senior VP Jon Rubinstein shows him cheering up his staff by comparing complaints about WebOS and the company's new TouchPad to the first reviews of Apple's Mac OS X.
At Hewlett-Packard's event in San Francisco today, Senior Vice President and GM Jon Rubinstein shows off the company's long-awaited tablet. Running WebOS, the TouchPad features a 9.7-inch screen and is designed to work in conjunction with the company's WebOS-based smartphones.
Ed Colligan is stepping down as chief of the smartphone maker, and Jon Rubinstein takes over.
Former Apple hardware guru Jon Rubinstein touts Palm's Pre and its rival to the App store, an iTunes sync feature, and the ability to search Twitter.
In a CES keynote speech, Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein just unveiled the company's much anticipated new handset and mobile OS. Here's where to get all the info.
Jon Rubinstein, head of the marquee iPod unit, plans to retire. Also: Tim Cook takes on the COO post.