HP announced that they will acquire Palm for $1.2bn today. The funny part: Palm was founded 1992. So far, so good. The company was acquired by US Robotics in 1995, in 1997 US Robotics was acquired by 3com. In 2000 Palm was spun off by 3com to an independent company. On 11 November 2009 HP announced that they would acquire 3com. On 28 April 2010 they announced to acquire Palm.

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