Lenovo and Motorola are repeating the mistakes of HP and Palm
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it
By Vlad Savov
on May 17, 2016
.......The PC giant promises to be hands-off. Longtime Apple veteran Jon Rubinstein showed himself to be an astute leader at Palm, and was in the process of transforming that company into his own version of a mini Apple. His presentations adopted the Apple style, Palm's device lineup was streamlined and simplified just like Apple's, and the whole premium message was starting to find a receptive audience. What Palm needed from HP was money, and the initial indication was that it'd get exactly that. Rubinstein remained in charge and HP had "aggressive" plans to retain Palm's top leadership team.