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Google Swipes Palm's Superstar

Anders Bylund
May 28, 2010

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG  ) just stole a fortune from Hewlett-Packard (Nasdaq: HPQ  ) .

Not directly, of course; HP's bank vaults are safe from Google's prying hands. But hiring perhaps the best thing Palm (Nasdaq: PALM  ) had going for it on the eve of HP buying the handset maker, well, it's almost as brutal. I thought