The Father of webOS Jon Rubinstein Is Leaving HP

Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple exec, godfather of webOS and ex-CEO of Palm, has left HP, reports AllThingsD. The move isn't too surprising as the writing has been on the wall since he left HP's Palm unit last summer to move to a lesser role at HP's Personal Systems Group. » 1/27/12 11:56am 1/27/12 11:56am

Former Palm CEO Says It's Not 'Game Over' For The Company, But I Think…

Despite facing an uphill battle, former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein was very optimistic about WebOS's prospects today at the Dive Into Mobile conference today, stating that they wasn't out of the smartphone os race yet. I want to believe you Jon, I really do... » 12/08/10 12:40am 12/08/10 12:40am

We Could Be Seeing More webOS Apps, as Palm's Dropped the Submission…

As a further incentive to developers, Palm has ditched the $50 submission fee and is even going as far as refunding all the developers who've previously paid Palm to have their apps looked at. » 6/30/10 5:28am 6/30/10 5:28am

HTC Pulls Out of Palm Buy-Out Talks, As Rubinstein Insists They'll Be…

Just as Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein tells people they're going to go it alone, and will survive just fine thankyouverymuch, we discover HTC has pulled out of the bidding race. How very convenient. Now, it's up to Lenovo, claims Reuters. » 4/23/10 3:43am 4/23/10 3:43am

Palm CEO Insists That Palm Can Survive On Its Own

While Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein says the company would certainly "consider takeover offers," he insists that Palm can survive as an independent company. Not only that, but he has hope for the future: » 4/22/10 8:17pm 4/22/10 8:17pm

Jon Rubinstein Gets Frank On What Palm Could've Done

In another world, the Pre would be available on more than Sprint and Verizon, Palm would've made $22 million last quarter, and their ads would've actually made you want one of their phones. Oh, and Google would own Palm. [Fortune] » 4/09/10 8:40am 4/09/10 8:40am

Palm's CEO Will Email You, Too

With new Steve Jobs emails surfacing everyday, someone thought to send Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein a personal note. His chipper response is not necessarily what you'd expect from somebody who's been watching his company fall apart before his eyes. » 3/27/10 2:30pm 3/27/10 2:30pm

With Lowered Sales Expectations, Palm Runs Out of Options

When Palm issued a release announcing lowered guidance and sales expectations for this year, Jon Rubinstein didn't even try to cushion it, admitting, "driving broad consumer adoption of Palm products is taking longer than [he] anticipated." OK. Now what? UPDATED » 2/25/10 10:17am 2/25/10 10:17am

Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein on His Competition

"So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss."—Sun Tzu, The Art of War [All Things D] » 1/08/10 7:48pm 1/08/10 7:48pm

Palm Looking At Other Carriers; Faster, Snappier webOS 1.3.5 Update On…

Hark! Did you hear the heralded Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein confirm the webOS 1.3.5 update? It's on its way soon for all Pre and Pixi owners, and will gift a better battery life, more speed and stronger Wi-Fi. » 12/18/09 6:20am 12/18/09 6:20am

Check Out the Engadget Show

Congrats to Josh and the gang at Engadget for their first ever Engadget Show—a big deal and accomplishment not just for them, but for all blogs, really. (The outstanding title sequence alone makes it worth clicking play.) [Engadget] » 9/17/09 5:19pm 9/17/09 5:19pm

Palm Pre and iPod Daddy Jon Rubinstein Officially Palm's CEO

Jon Rubinstein has been the de facto leader of Palm since he came aboard to save it as Executive Chairman with the Pre—a shadow CEO. Now he's officially CEO, taking over from outgoing honcho Ed Colligan. [Palm] » 6/10/09 5:43pm 6/10/09 5:43pm