Categories: Palm

Does Palm Violate User Privacy?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on August 13

Does Palm Pre infringe user privacy more than other phones do? According to one software developer, the smartphone collects data on user location and sends it to Palm. The device also notifies Palm if an application crashes.

Rubinstein In, Colligan Out as Palm CEO

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on June 10

Palm’s announcement today naming Jon Rubinstein chairman and CEO, replacing Ed Colligan as chief executive, was hardly a surprise. Rubinstein, a former senior Apple executive, has been running the show…

Palm Pre: A Twitter Update (Updated)

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on June 04

I redownloaded and reinstalled Tweed and now it’s working fine. The client has one interesting feature: A “insert location” button that adds a link to a Google map showing your…

Palm’s Pre Touchstone: Clever, But Overpriced

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on June 04

There aren’t a whole lot of accessories announced yet for the Palm Pre, but the Touchstone charger dock sure is an interesting one. Unfortunately, at $70—a third of the price…

Sprint: Palm Pre Ships Nationwide June 6

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on May 19

In a surprise announcement, likely forced because the news was slipping out through the sieve that is the Internet, Sprint said today the long awaited Palm Pre would ship on…

Can Palm Pre Show iPhone-like Sales?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on May 01

In today’s note, USB analyst Maynard Um examines an interesting possibility: What if Palm Pre, a device expected to hit Sprint Nextel stores shortly, sells as well as the legendary Apple iPhone?

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