With the purchase of Palm, HP promised to “double down” on its WebOS.  They seem to mean business, already having killed the Windows 7-based HP Slate and, according to the Examiner, have already started building a WebOS tablet codenamed the ‘HP Hurricane’.

Unless Palm already had some pretty significant tablet plans, that timetable seems awfully aggressive.  

Palm CEO, Jon Rubinstein last year told Slashgear:

he did tell us that webOS was designed to be a

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