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Firms dial in for new wireless services

Talking to the Web may be the next big thing in wireless Net access, Phone.com says, while other firms work on their own advanced wireless offerings.

 

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Talking to the Web may be the next big thing in wireless Net access, Phone.com says. Meanwhile, a number of other firms are working on their own, advanced wireless offerings.

 


New software to chat with wireless Web
Phone.com's recent acquisition of @Motion could help spread technology that will allow mobile users to talk to the Web for stock quotes or email.

Intel forms wireless group
With competition heating up in the PC processor world--and wireless all the rage on Wall Street--Intel unveils the formation of a group dedicated to wireless and cellular communications.

Metricom feels the need for wireless speed
The stock makes strong gains as investors cheer Metricom's new mobile strategy, to release faster, more reliable wireless access so business people can tap company networks on the go.