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2010-09-03 11:20:00

Verizon Wireless customers who don't want to commit to long-term service contracts will now be able to prepay for smartphone service, the company announced on Thursday. In a September 1 press release, the company announced that the new 3G Prepaid data package would allow customers to access unlimited data on select smartphones and multimedia handsets for a rate of $30 per month. A $10 monthly package that allows 25 MB worth of data downloads each month and includes a $0.20 per MB overage fee...

2010-06-02 09:17:00

HOUSTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxofon - a leading provider of mobile IP-based communication services - is extending its communication platform with support for the new Windows® Phone 7 by Microsoft® when it becomes available later this year, allowing users of the new smartphone to make long distance calls directly from their smartphones at up to 98% savings over traditional telecom prices. Voxofon has been consistently out front in identifying and...

2010-04-29 06:50:00

Palm Inc., a one-time innovator in the smartphone market that has struggled in recent years, will be purchased by Hewlett-Packard Inc. (HP), the two companies have announced. HP will pay nearly $1 billion, or $5.70 per share, for Palm--a 23-percent premium over the closing price of the wireless handset manufacturer's shares on Wednesday. Both companies' boards have already approved the transaction, which should be closed by July 31. According to Dan Gallagher and Benjamin Pimentel of the Wall...

2010-04-12 12:13:33

Bloomberg reports that smartphone maker Palm Inc. is planning to sell itself and is now looking for offers for the company as early as this week. Palm, the creator of the Pre and Pixi phones and developer of WebOS phone software, said it is working with Goldman Sachs Group and Qatalyst Partners to find a buyer. Taiwan's Economic Daily News said that HTC Corp, the world's No. 5 smartphone maker, has "opened discussions about an intent to acquire" Palm. Jon Rubinstein, Palm's chief...

2010-04-05 09:01:00

- You can find this press-release online: http://www.spb.com/press/pressreleases/2010/apr05.html - Press-release picture: http://www.spb.com/about/pressreleases/images/spb_tv_palm.png - SPB TV for webOS product page: http://www.spb.com/webos-software/tv/ - SPB TV for webOS screenshots: http://www.spb.com/webos-software/tv/screenshots.html SPB Software, a leading mobile applications and games developer announces the release of SPB TV for webOS....

2010-03-22 08:30:00

DALLAS, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today further cemented its status as the U.S. leader in smartphones by announcing an expansion of its industry-leading lineup to include the Palm® Pre(TM) Plus and Palm Pixi(TM) Plus. The new smartphones will run on the nation's fastest 3G network - and take advantage of the ability to talk and surf the Web at the same time. Further strengthening AT&T's leadership, the new smartphones make AT&T the only U.S....

2010-03-20 07:30:00

Palm Inc. repotted low sales figures on Thursday amidst a time of rough competition within the smartphone market. The figures showed that the company shipped 960,000 smartphones to stores and distributors in the quarter that ended February 26.  This was 23 percent more than the previous quarter.  However, the number of phones consumers actually purchased was 408,000, which was down 29 percent from the previous quarter. Rival company Apple sold 8.7 million iPhones in its most...

2010-03-12 09:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless customers with the Palm® Pre(TM) Plus can experience the most popular console games on the nation's most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network. Pre Plus smartphones operating on the Palm webOS(TM) platform offer customers exciting gaming functionality, including 3D graphics. The games range from action and strategy to mobile versions of popular console games, all from the leading content...

2010-02-25 11:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether a student, mom or business professional, Verizon Wireless customers with new Palm® smartphones can get down to work or play with a wide variety of applications running on the nation's most reliable and largest wireless network. Operating on the Palm webOS(TM) platform, both the Palm Pre(TM) Plus and Palm Pixi(TM) Plus, available from Verizon Wireless, were designed with the way customers use the Web in mind. Here's a...

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