HP donates WebOS to open sourcers

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The code behind the mobile operating system, WebOS, is being released to open source software developers by Hewlett Packard.   The tech company acquired the software when it bought the smartphone maker Palm for $1.2bn (£767m) last year.HP used the code to power its short-lived range Touchpad tablet computers before it abandoned the product line. The firm says it will continue …