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Ex-Palm Senior Director Johnathan Oakes's LinkedIn profile reveals that he has joined HP's Emerging Business Unit, sparking rumors that HP may be using Google's Android as the new OS for a future smartphone.

However, HP has declined to comment and minimal details have emerged except that Oakes's duties include creating "new products and business models." [Alley Insider via Electronista]


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