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Report: Palm’s CEO snubbed Jobs’ recruiting offer

Bloomberg reports that former Palm CEO Ed Colligan rejected a proposal in 2007 from Apple’s head man Steve Jobs to refrain from hiring each other’s employees, declaring it wrong and “likely illegal.”

Palm unveils second webOS phone, reduces Pre

Palm today launched the second phone to be based on its new webOS operating system and reduced the price of its flagship device, the Pre. Palm described the new device – known as the ‘Pixie’ – as having a “strikingly thin design, a visible full keyboard and fashionable personalisation options.

Palm bullish on webOS devices, dumps Windows

Smartphone-maker Palm reported a widening loss for its latest fiscal quarter yesterday but investors reacted positively to news of strong initial sales for its new flagship device, the Pre (pictured left).

Palm webOS 1.2 available now

Palm webOS 1.2 is now available for download, reports PC World. This comes on the heels of a slew of leaks and an iTunes update that broke the Pre’s ability to sync with Apple’s software.

 

Palm reinstates iTunes syncing for Pre

ITProPortal reports that the quiet war between Palm and Apple continues on as the former has released an update to its webOS operating system that allows the Pre to sync with iTunes 9.0.1, a feature that Apple had silently squeezed out.