News to know: HP-Palm, Droid Incredible, Linux patent suit

News to know: HP-Palm, Droid Incredible, Linux patent suit

Summary: What's the impact of HP-Palm for mobile? Have you heard about the Droid Incredible?

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What's the impact of HP-Palm for mobile? Have you heard about the Droid Incredible? And it looks like tech's latest victim is the very department that took care of it: the IT department. Get the day's rolling posts via Twitter, RSS, or email.

Here are the key themes for Monday, May 3:

Now that HP is buying Palm, what does this mean for the mobile industry? Larry Dignan looks at the other big players, surveys the playing field and rates the threat level. Meanwhile, industry watches are starting to wonder if it's Love on the Rocks for Microsoft and HP.

The HTC Droid Incredible is out there now. Can it live up to its reviews? Christopher Dawson says it will change the way he works. Jason O'Grady says that Android OS 2.1 is better than the iPhone. And I have called it my own personal iPhone killer.

Are IT departments vanishing? Joe McKendrick writes about a study that looks at trends impacting IT departments and paints a pretty grim picture of what those departments will look like in five years.

Here's some legal news that may be if interest to Linux fans. Red Hat and Novell prevailed in a patent infringement lawsuit. Red Hat, for one, says it will “remain stalwart in resisting bogus shakedown tactics.”

There's more than just 3G connectivity that's differentiates the iPad from the iPad 3G. Check out the photo gallery.

Topics: Open Source, CXO, Hewlett-Packard, Mobility

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