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HP's Bradley: Amazon's Kindle was a big driver behind Palm acquisition -
July 21, 2011 5:03pm ET | By Sue Marek

HP's Bradley: Amazon's Kindle was a big driver behind Palm acquisition - FierceWireless

ASPEN, Colo.--Hewlett-Packard was carefully watching Amazon.com's success with its Kindle e-reader, and that success played a role in HP's decision to acquire Palm and its webOS software platform for $1.2 billion in April 2010. "Kindle was a big driver for us to look at webOS," said Todd Bradley, executive vice president of the Personal Systems Group at Hewlett Packard, during a panel discussion at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference here.