Motorola makes a run for a share of the digital wireless market by acquiring Starfish Software in a deal valued at several hundred million dollars. With dramatic flair typical of Starfish founder Philippe Kahn, the combination was announced--and simultaneously Webcast--at a surprise event held last night at San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art.
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Motorola's buyout of Starfish Software signals the growing convergence of wireless phones, pagers, and personal digital assistants into palm-sized devices.
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