• 02.25.10

Palm Expects 2010 Revenue to Be “Well Below” Forecast–Beginning of the End?

I blame the iPhone. The original smartphone company now helmed, ironically enough, by ex-Apple man Jon Rubenstein, has revised its guidance for 2010.


Rubenstein tried to put a positive spin on it. “Palm WebOS is recognized as a groundbreaking platform that enables one of the best smartphone experiences available today, and our work to evolve the platform and bring industry-leading technology to market continues,” he said. Last year, Palm Pre enjoyed just 13 days as the world’s pre-eminent smartphone before the iPhone 3G S showed the rest of the market a clean pair of heels.


[Via Palm]

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