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Apple’s HTC Patent Suit Could Be Another Reason For Someone To Buy Palm

This is a guest post from Gregor Schauer, who has worked in tech in Silicon Valley since 2000. Gregor has also recently spent 2 years in equity research at JMP Securities and Jefferies, covering the Internet sector and enterprise software. You can follow him on Twitter here. Disclosure: Gregor owns Apple and […]
Apple’s HTC Patent Suit Could Be Another Reason For Someone To Buy Palm
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CHART OF THE DAY: The Rise And Fall Of Palm

Palm shares dropped 20% today after the company warned that its smartphones aren’t selling as well as expected. The announcement follows a few downgrades of its stock, on the premise that RIM, Apple, and Google Android are running away with the smartphone industry, while Palm will be an also-ran.
CHART OF THE DAY: The Rise And Fall Of Palm
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PALM SLASHES GUIDANCE, STOCK TANKS

Palm is slashing its guidance, confirming that its Pre and Pixi smartphones and WebOS platform have been off to a slow start. Palm shares are down 18% on the news.
PALM SLASHES GUIDANCE, STOCK TANKS
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iPhone Accounting Rule Change Unanimously Approved

Good news for Apple and Palm: The U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board unanimously approved an accounting rule change that will allow the companies to record more revenue under GAAP when certain products are sold, Reuters reports.
iPhone Accounting Rule Change Unanimously Approved
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Palm Kills Off Windows Mobile

Palm will no develop devices running Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform, Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein said on the company’s earnings call this afternoon. The company will invest all of its effort on its new WebOS platform, he said.
Palm Kills Off Windows Mobile
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Palm Courts Women, Teens With New Pixi Phone

Ahead of Apple’s iPod announcement today — and Motorola’s Google phone announcement tomorrow — Palm just unveiled a new phone of its own. The Palm Pixi will go on sale at Sprint Nextel (S) later this year, potentially for as little as $99.
Palm Courts Women, Teens With New Pixi Phone
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Palm Pre Full-Page Ad Takes A Bite Out Of Apple

Earlier this week, we complained that Sprint (S) hasn’t done enough to market the new Palm (PALM) Pre. We may need to revise our position after spotting this full page ad in the New York Times this morning. 
Palm Pre Full-Page Ad Takes A Bite Out Of Apple
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CHART OF THE DAY: Palm’s Hail Mary

Palm’s (PALM) new Pre smartphone goes on sale Saturday. Reviews are pretty good, but sales will have to be great. Since Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone launched in July 2007, Palm has been in a downward sales spiral.
CHART OF THE DAY: Palm’s Hail Mary
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3 Reasons The Palm Pre Might Not Bomb

Palm’s (PALM) new phone, the Pre, goes on sale Saturday, and the gadget gods have spoken: It’s a very good phone, they say, but not as good as the iPhone, which is getting an update next Monday. But will it sell?
3 Reasons The Palm Pre Might Not Bomb
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Palm Pre Doubles As Cheese Slicer

One of Gizmodo’s qualms with Palm’s (PALM) Pre, which goes on sale this Saturday, is a problem with its plastic case: An “absurdly sharp ridge digging against your palm.” So sharp that it can cut cheese.
Palm Pre Doubles As Cheese Slicer
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BusinessWeek Pens The Pre’s Obit

Palm’s (PALM) attempt at a Jesus-phone, the Pre, gets buried before its birth in BusinessWeek, courtesy of disgruntled developer William Hurley.
BusinessWeek Pens The Pre’s Obit
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