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Yahoo! and Palm To Bundle Web Services

Yahoo! and Palm today announced an agreement to bundle Yahoo! with Palm III, Palm V and Palm VII handheld PCs.

Starting later this year, Yahoo! will offer services including Yahoo! Messenger and Yahoo! Mail, marking the first time Yahoo! has bundled its Web-based services with a handheld computer.

“Through our agreement with Palm, we’re advancing our Yahoo! Everywhere strategy of enabling access to our popular Web-based services and content anywhere, at any time, from any device,” said Mohan Vishwanath, vice president, Yahoo! Everywhere, Yahoo! Inc. in a prepared release.

Registered Yahoo! users will be able to access from the Palm, Yahoo! Mail, (for viewing, originating, replying to and deleting e-mail messages)as well as Yahoo! Messenger for instant messages. They can also access information from their My Yahoo! pages. Palm III and Palm V series handheld users will be able to access these services online via a PalmModem accessory or by performing a HotSync technology operation. Palm VII handheld users will be able to access these services wirelessly and instantly.

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