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Piloting Palm : the inside story of Palm, Handspring, and the birth of the billion-dollar handheld industry

Author: Andrea Butter; David Pogue
Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the evolution of the hand-held industry by tracing the visionaries at both Palm and Handspring, detailing the principles of business, economy, and product design and the ongoing competition between Palm and Handspring.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Butter; David Pogue
ISBN: 0471089656 9780471089650
OCLC Number: 49078768
Description: xiii, 353 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1. In the valley of dreams --
ch. 2. Palm computing --
ch. 3. Donna --
ch. 4. Zoomer --
ch. 5. The writing on the wall --
ch. 6. The Zen of palm --
ch. 7. Crossing the desert --
ch. 8. U.S. robotics --
ch. 9. The shortest honeymoon --
ch. 10. Selling the pilot --
ch. 11. The eleventh hour --
ch. 12. Inside the tornado --
ch. 13. Microsoft 1.0 --
ch. 14. Swallowed whole --
ch. 15. Omens --
ch. 16. Microsoft 2.0 --
ch. 17. The fight for independence --
ch. 18. Once again, with money --
ch. 19. Sea change --
ch. 20. Revolving doors --
ch. 21. Zero to sixty --
ch. 22. IPO --
ch. 23. Millennium --
ch. 24. Uncharted waters.
Responsibility: Andrea Butter & David Pogue.
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This is the definitive story on the birth of the handheld industry, PalmPilot, and Handspring, authored by a Palm insider and a New York Times columnist with full, exclusive access to all of the key  Read more...

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"The story of the two companies [Palm and Handspring] is well told...If you like Silicon Valley start-up tales or Palm hand-helds (and I must admit I am addicted to both) you will enjoy this lively Read more...

 
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