News Burst: 3Com and Symbian team up, take on Microsoft

3Com and Symbian, the joint venture responsible for the Epoc operating system, announced Tuesday their intention to cooperate on technology development by licensing their respective technologies.

"We are delighted to extend the benefits of the Palm economy to the global cellular telephony market place. This future cooperation offers Palm the ability to provide comprehensive solutions to our licensees in the wireless area, and that is a win for the wireless industry overall", said Alan Kessler, President of Palm Computing in a statement.

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