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Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein calls sale to HP 'a waste'

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.

By June 11, 2013


Former Palm CEO Rubinstein out at HP

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.

By January 27, 2012


Ex-Palm chief joins Qualcomm's board

Jonathan Rubinstein most recently led product innovation at Hewlett-Packard, and he also had ties to Apple earlier in his career.

By May 6, 2013


HP reshuffles WebOS management

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.

By July 11, 2011


WebOS chief: Don't fret over TouchPad reviews

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.

By July 5, 2011


HP unveils TouchPad tablet

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.

By February 10, 2011


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


Palm shows Pre at D

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.

By May 28, 2009


Palm announces the Pre

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.

By January 8, 2009


Apple names a new iPod chief and a COO, too

Jon Rubinstein, head of the marquee iPod unit, plans to retire. Also: Tim Cook takes on the COO post.

By October 14, 2005