LG steps up Samsung rivalry by making webOS platform open source

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result - so the news that LG is looking to make webOS, its proprietary operating system, open source seems to have all the hallmarks of that mistake.

After all, WebOS was developed by Palm all the way back in 2009, moved to HP in 2010 when the company acquired Palm and an attempt to make it open source in  failed, before LG bought the technology.

Well, history is repeating itself as LG has...

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