HP Denies OS Rumor, Most Likely Confused With Upcoming Touchsmart UI

HP has denied recent rumors regarding a secret "Skunk Works" operation » 9/17/08 10:30am 9/17/08 10:30am aimed at developing their own OS to replace Vista. They believe the rumors were confused with a plan to develop a custom touch-enabled UI for their upcoming ahead of Windows 7. []

HP Exploring Shift to Linux in Order to Bypass Vista, Compete With…

According to Businesweek » 9/12/08 1:40pm 9/12/08 1:40pm, HP has been quietly working on two projects aimed at bypassing unpopular features in Vista and possibly competing with Apple down the line. The first involves developing software that modifies Vista to make it easier to use. That much has been confirmed. However, rumor has it that a second…