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Motorola goes wireless

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.

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.

Are PDAs the wave of the future?
Motorola's buyout of Starfish Software signals the growing convergence of wireless phones, pagers, and personal digital assistants into palm-sized devices.

Motorola to purchase Starfish
audio The telecommunication equipment giant is acquiring the software company in a deal estimated to be worth several hundred million dollars.

Kahn sells--but steals the show
reporter's notebook Always the showman, Philippe Kahn announces the sale of his company to Motorola via Webcast from a museum.