There were rumors floating around a while ago that Samsung had its eye on HP's PC business were HP to sell it off. But the latest rumor, from DigiTimes, says Samsung is really eyeing WebOS, the operating system more or less abandoned by HP a couple weeks ago when it announced it was getting out of mobile altogether. Now that Motorola has Google's Android in its future, could Samsung make a big push to be a credible alternative to the Android-iPhone universe?

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