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PalmOne's Colligan on the hot seat in Asia

In a relentless line of questioning, CNETAsia's Aloysius Choong hangs on to PalmOne president Ed Colligan like a pit bull to get a better idea of the course that the hardware manufacturer has charted for itself amidst an onslaught from the Microsoft-based PocketPC world and a setback with China's largest wireless carrier.

In a relentless line of questioning, CNETAsia's Aloysius Choong hangs on to PalmOne president Ed Colligan like a pit bull to get a better idea of the course that the hardware manufacturer has charted for itself amidst an onslaught from the Microsoft-based PocketPC world and a setback with China's largest wireless carrier. Choong digs deep on the news that PalmOne is keeping its operating system options open now that its $40 million per year deal with PalmSource (the PalmOS guys) is about to expire. If a decision to switch to or add PocketPC as an option has been made, Colligan wasn't about to spill the beans. However, he did remark on