02/22/2013, 09:19 PM
In the CNBC interview, Whitman says they are pursuing multi-operating system strategy but she did not confirm android. I'm still hoping if its android, openWebOS may find its way also into the mix, else why support gram, open source linux efforts etc?
edit: also they need proprietary software for an edge, they can't compete with low cost android hardware makers indefinitely
"There is also a transition from one operating system to multi-operating systems and we are pursuing a multi-operating system strategy," Whitman said. "We've got to reallocate resources from just our PC business to mobility business, from one operating system to multi-operating systems, and we have to allocate more resources to services because profit pulls are shifting here."
Recent reports have claimed that HP is moving away from using Microsoft's operating system solely for its tablets and is adopting Google's Android platform, but HP has not officially confirmed the reports.
(Read More: HP Working on Android Tablet: Reports)"
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