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Palm plans to split businesses

NEW YORK--Palm's CEO said Tuesday that no company has approached him about buying the struggling handheld maker, quelling persistent speculation that Palm is a takeover target. Read full article

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Mobile microbrowser taps into full Web

Bitstream files for patents on ThunderHawk, a new browser for handhelds that loads PC-style Web pages in a bid to avoid the bane of the wireless Web--disappointing content. Read full article

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Sharp Announces new Linux Based PDA

Sharp has announced a new PDA for the non-Japan market which features an embedded Linux operating system and a Java application environment. From a hardware perspective, the device is based[...] Read full article

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Is weakened Palm ripe for acquisition?

Six months ago, Palm appeared to have the business world in its hand. Now the handheld giant has broken into a cold sweat, spurring speculation of a major restructuring or[...] Read full article

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Sharp picks Intel for handheld

Sharp will use an energy-saving StrongARM chip from Intel to power a version of its handheld computer designed to run video and other computing-intensive applications, an Intel spokesman said Friday.[...] Read full article

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PDAs hit hard times but hope lives on

Consumers scoffed at personal computers, but personal digital assistants were a different story. The nerd-hip devices appeared on Christmas lists, and pundits and investors clung to high hopes for the[...] Read full article

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Kasten Chase to Safeguard Palm Handheld Devices

OTTAWA (Reuters) - In a move that takes its technology one step closer to the consumer market, Kasten Chase Applied Research Ltd. (Toronto:KCA.TO - news) said on Thursday that its[...] Read full article

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TI tries to secure the wireless future

A new wireless technology will allow consumers to make secure purchases on next-generation cell phones and wireless handhelds, Texas Instruments said Monday. The new security technology[...] Read full article

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Palm’s April sales slump

Things appear to be going from bad to worse for Palm, the leader in the handheld market. Read full article

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Inside Franklin Covey

Franklin Covey may have started out selling paper-based organizers but it's also been selling PDAs since the first Palm appeared. Read full article

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