Google Hires User Interface Director Away From Palm

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2010-05-28
This is a big deal for Google, which has struggled to match the intuitive user experience of Apple's popular iPhone even as it has pumped out new versions of its operating system with great speed.

AllThingsDigital May 27 broke the news, noting that Duarte led the development of Palm's WebOS user interface as the company's senior director of human interface and user experience. That's how Duarte is listed on his LinkedIn profile as of this writing.