Hewlett-Packard has announced it will resume production of
consumer tablets but says it will run them on Microsoft’s new
Windows 8 operating system. The world’s largest technology firm
suspended its TouchPad WebOS tablet production line last year on
Restarting production is a strategic move aimed at capitalising on
the extraordinary growth in tablet sales, chief executive Meg
Whitman said yesterday at the Global Influencer Summit 2012.