Having failed to carve out a place for itself in the post-PC era,
Hewlett-Packard is now taking drastic measures — by adopting
Google’s Android operating system to run a series of upcoming
It’s a bit of a Hail Mary pass for HP, which has fallen years
behind its rivals in the mobile space. It’s also a big win for
Google, which adds another powerful partner to the Android
And a loss for Microsoft. This might add some context to Microsoft’s recent investment in Dell — HP seemingly doesn’t see a future in Windows or Windows Phone.