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Wired: Palm Gets Down to Business

Oct 19, 1999, 18:21 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"Palm Computing and partner companies are expected to unveil a host of services and applications that are strictly business at this week's Palm developers conference."

"This year developers of software and services for corporate customers will outnumber Palm's traditional shareware developers by more than two to one, a dramatic shift that illustrates the morphing of the Palm from a geek toy into a corporate communication and information-gathering tool."

"The show will see a number of giants, including IBM, Oracle, SAP, and Sun, demonstrating technology for extending business databases into the realm of handhelds, allowing everyone from nurses to field sales reps to communicate directly with their company's backbone systems."

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