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FYI. Here's an interesting piece on the extent that HP is reaching out to startup firms for webOS apps....Please use the link to reach the balance of this article.

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As it rolls out TouchPad, HP steps up outreach to startups

By Peter Delevett, pdelevett@mercurynews.com, Posted: 06/28/2011 12:00:00 AM PDT, Updated: 06/28/2011 11:14:09 AM PDT


Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) is looking to get back into the garage.
With a new chief executive and a major new product (the TouchPad tablet) set to roll out this week, the tech giant has stepped up its outreach to Silicon Valley's startup community.
"HP got away from its startup roots," said Stephen DeWitt, senior vice president of HP's personal systems group. "It's challenging when you get as big as we are."