Palm may branch into two firms

Dano, Mike
June 2001
RCR Wireless News;6/18/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the possibility of splitting the operating system business and device manufacturing segment of Palm Inc. into two separate companies. Things that Palm must do before the split.


Related Articles

  • Palm spinoff to focus on services, OS licensing. Nobel, Carmen // PC Week;09/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p14 

    Reports on the spinoff of 3Com Corp.'s Palm Computing division. Focus on services and operating system licensing.

  • 3Com spins off Palm Computing division.  // InfoWorld;09/20/99, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p22 

    Unveils the plan of 3Com to spin off its Palm Computing subsidiary and take it public in 2000. Information on the subsidiary.

  • 3Com splits off Palm. Gohring, Nancy // Telephony;09/20/99, Vol. 237 Issue 12, p29 

    Focuses on the decision of 3Com Corp. to spin off its Palm Computing subsidiary into a separate, public company. Rumors that arise after the spin off; Innovations that will be supported by Palm.

  • Palm's Future Is in Its Own Hands. Spangler, Todd; Guglielmo, Connie // Inter@ctive Week;02/28/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p94 

    Focuses on the business strategy of Palm company as a 3Com spin-off entity. Plans of providing wireless Internet services; Establishment of its operating system (OS) as the OS of choice for handheld computers; Capitalization from an initial public offering; Overview of the market opportunity...

  • 3Com spins off Palm Computing division. Cox, John // Network World;09/20/99, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p19 

    Reports on 3Com's spinoff of its Palm Computing division. Details of the corporate divestiture; Impact on Palm Computing's ability to compete with Microsoft's Windows CE operating system division. INSET: Briefs..

  • 3COM tries to solve its palm problem. Roth, Daniel // Fortune;10/11/1999, Vol. 140 Issue 7, p167 

    Discusses the spinoff of the Palm division from 3Com. Effect of competition from the Handspring Visor; Details of the spinoff; Comparison of the Palm Pilot and the Visor; Discussion of the effect of the spinoff on 3Com. INSET: Hearts of Palm.

  • Selling intelligence. Omatseye, Sam // RCR Wireless News;8/27/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p2 

    Deals with the business model of competing against one's own technology or selling business intelligence adopted by Palm Inc. and Motorola Inc. Plan of Palm to spin off its operating systems unit; Decision of Motorola to sell its handset technology to rivals; Analysis of whether the decisions...

  • PalmSource Spins Off Of Palm, Ending 2-Year Struggle. Olenick, Doug // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/10/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 23, p36 

    Reports on the decision of shareholders to split off PalmSource, a spin off of Palm Inc., and be listed separately on the NASDAQ. Businesses that will be handled by PalmSource; Information on PalmSource's co-marketing deal with Sony; Primary occupation of PalmSource.

  • Dawn Of The Palm Economy. Spangler, Todd // Inter@ctive Week;09/20/99, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p14 

    Focuses on the business success of 3Com Corp. and the spin off of its Palm Computing division into a separate company. Goal of the company in developing the division; Expected release of the division's initial public offering.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics