Handspring, Palm elevate competition with price cuts

May 2001
RCR Wireless News;5/21/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p27
Trade Publication
Reports on the competition between Handspring Inc. and Palm Inc. over the marketing of their wireless telecommunication products in 2001. Announcement of services and software applications for personal digital assistants by Handspring; Stock price of both companies as of May 15, 2001.


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