As majority of tech junkies have assumed, HP will not kill off webOS. As stated on Friday by HP CEO Meg Whitman, webOS will be open source and open to all developers. Although webOS software will remain, hardware will be discontinued indefinitely.
Now the question is how will this transition to open source work? HP has also mentioned licensing webOS to OEMs to create new products running webOS in their blood. The results are in but the news is far from over. How HP will make this move to open source and who will take webOS under their product lines is still a big question. We will be keeping a close eye on HP's future developments for webOS.