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Topic: Palm

Apple rumored allowing real background apps on iPhone

02/03/2009, 07:02 pm

After leaving its once-touted background push data feature by the wayside, Apple is now reportedly mulling an option that would let iPhone apps run third-party background processes and give the phone true app multitasking.

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Palm to Apple: We'll "vigorously" defend our IP, too

01/23/2009, 11:01 am

Facing a potential legal showdown with Apple over its new multi-touch Pre handset, Palm this week vowed to fight back tooth and nail.

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Palm surprises with Pre smartphone running new webOS

01/09/2009, 12:01 pm

Palm, Inc. used this year's Consumer Electronics Show to unveil its iPhone challenger, the Palm Pre, which will run a brand-new operating system called Palm webOS.

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RIM nears iPhone's sales with 6.7 million BlackBerries

12/18/2008, 06:12 pm

After a symbolic victory over Research in Motion, Apple may have its fortunes reversed as the BlackBerry maker has almost exactly matched iPhone 3G summer sales during the fall.

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Apple, Palm taking different steps to reduce worker overhead

11/21/2008, 09:11 pm

While Apple is giving its phone rival Palm a drubbing in the market, both are now known to be scaling back their work commitments to employees -- though Apple is using creative reassignments to soften the perceived blow.

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Apple now No. 2 in corporate smartphone market share

11/20/2008, 02:11 pm

While Research in Motion continues to dominate the corporate smartphone market, new data shows Apple to be chipping awake at the BlackBerry maker's lead after having recently bludgeoned Palm to become the second leading supplier of advanced handsets to businesses.

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iPhone tops business rankings, steals Nokia market share

11/06/2008, 06:11 pm

Often labeled the outsider in the corporate world, Apple's iPhone has already reached the top of J.D. Power's satisfaction ranks for business smartphones -- and is simultaneously the second-largest smartphone maker in the world.

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Apple, Palm among the targets in GSM smartphone lawsuit

08/05/2008, 06:08 pm

A small patent licensing firm hopes to skim profits from Apple and other top smartphone makers by suing them for allegedly violating no less than ten patents relating to GSM phone technology and voice encoding.

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iPhone 3G clarifications: battery life, GPS, office apps

07/14/2008, 06:07 pm

Apple itself is setting the record straight and says that iPhone 3G's GPS mapping unit is as powerful as in dedicated devices. Also, cut-and-paste is still a possibility, and outside testers have found the iPhone's battery life the best in its class.

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Analyst warns of iPhone 2.0's effect on BlackBerry, Palm share

04/09/2008, 07:04 pm

The introduction of both native third-party applications and enterprise support to the iPhone is likely to sap further marketshare away from Palm and Research in Motion, says an investor note from Needham & Co.

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iPhone Singapore; Verizon wins 700MHz bid; no unlimited iTunes?

03/20/2008, 07:03 pm

A report claims that Singapore has all but guaranteed its iPhone launch. Also, Verizon has outbid AT&T in obtaining the coveted 700MHz wireless band, Palm is seeing early success for its entry-level Centro smartphone, and one major publication claims to know that unlimited iTunes music deals are unfounded.

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AT&T expands iPhone distribution; AmTech on Dell; West 14th

12/07/2007, 05:12 pm

AT&T's control of Cellular One is bringing the iPhone to new corners of the US, including Alaska. And Dell's venture into retail is unlikely to dent Apple's influence in retail, according to an investor note from American Technology Research.

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D Preview: Apple, Microsoft, and Palm

05/29/2007, 08:05 pm

The Wall Street Journal's increasingly influential technology conference is about to begin, and may bring multiple announcements from industry giants -- though Apple isn't talking.

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