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News Burst: Palm and DoCoMo to do wireless PDA

Palm and Japan's DoCoMo get together for handheld Net access
Written by Richard Barry, Contributor

A handheld device jointly created by DoCoMo, Japan's dominant mobile operator and Palm could be available to Japanese consumers by next year.

The two are reportedly in talks about a wireless PDA for the Japanese market that will access the Internet and give Palm a fighting chance in a difficult market.

3Com, Palm's parent company, signed an agreement with DoCoMo last June to jointly develop handheld services and devices.

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