Im November 2010 kündigte Jon Rubinstein, der Leiter der „Palm Global Business Unit“ bei HP an, dass HP künftig Smartphones, Tablets und Drucker mit webOS entwickeln werde. HP gab jedoch im August 2011 die Einstellung aller WebOS-Aktivitäten bekannt.
Jonathan J. Rubinstein was born and raised in New York City. He is a graduate of the Horace Mann School, class of 1974. He went to college and graduate school at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1978 and a master’s in the same field a year later. He later earned a M.S. in computer science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Jonathan J. Rubinstein’s first jobs in the computer industry were in Ithaca, where he worked at a local computer retailer and also served as a design consultant to an area compute.
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