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Acer readies PDA while Palm branches out

Flush with funds from its recent IPO, handheld pioneer Palm snaps up companies and forges deals, while Acer plans its own offering in the hot market.

 

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Flush with funds from its recent IPO, handheld pioneer Palm snaps up companies and forges deals, while Acer plans its own offering in the hot market.

"Palm has 10,000 applications. Usually, you don't use 10,000 applications. We will be in the market with 30 or 40."

- Tony Tsai, Acer Internet solutions manager

 


Acer to release PDAs
Taking a cue from Handspring, Acer will come out with a line of personal digital assistants complemented by attachable cell phones and other peripherals.

Palm continues spree with email software firm buy
The personal digital assistant maker acquires email software provider Actual Software, the latest purchase in the company's post-IPO shopping spree.

Schwab taps Palm for wireless trading
Charles Schwab starts wireless trading services, joining a large crowd of Web brokers that allow clients to buy and sell stocks over handheld devices.