Palms get boost from Yahoo!

Users of Palm Inc.'s (PALM) handheld devices will be able to access mail and send and receive instant messages from Yahoo!

Users of Palm Inc.'s (PALM) handheld devices will be able to access mail and send and receive instant messages from Yahoo! Inc., under a deal announced today by the two companies.

Yahoo!’s (YHOO) Mail and Messenger programs will be bundled later this year with Palm III, Palm V and Palm VII products, the companies said. Full story to follow. -- Margaret Kane, ZDNet News