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Palm sets sail as Microsoft OEM

The industry's worst kept secret is no more. Palm, Microsoft and Verizon are to host a press conference on Monday in San Francisco to launch Palm's first Windows-based device, the Treo 700W. Late this afternoon, the Wall Street Journal confirmed the news. Snaps of the Treo 700 have floated around the internet for months, and full specifications emerged this week. Palm's shares had been clobbered as a response to its Q1 results throughout the day, but rose in late trading as the news percolated.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Sep 2005

Credit card companies can keep data ID theft secret

Credit card companies don't have to notify customers their personal information has been stolen, a California Judge ruled today.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Sep 2005

Motorola's fiscal chaos brought CEO to tears

Never afraid to pat himself on the back for a job well done, Motorola CEO Ed Zander took massive amounts of credit for turning around the telecommunications company, during a speech here yesterday.
Ashlee Vance, 24 Sep 2005

Microsoft: beating itself back to health?

Microsoft's PR campaign of self-flagellation continues - with senior executives offering the Wall Street Journal's Rob Guth an account of why Windows Vista will arrive so late and so incomplete. Thanks to the co-operation of Amitabh Srivastava, Brian Valentine, product manager Jim Allchin and even Gates himself - the Longhorn death march is turned into - wouldn't you know? - a triumph.
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Sep 2005

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