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Rumours and pictures of the Palm Treo 670 have circulated for months.
Now it looks like there may be some truth in them. Microsoft, Palm and Verizon holding a joint conference means that this isnt another Palm supports Microsoft Exchange or .net frameworks for infidel devices.
This looks more like the real deal. (Picture courtesy of MyTreo.net).
Time to move to Symbian.
Check out the media invitation below:
Palm, Inc., Microsoft Corporation and Verizon Wireless Announce Press Conference for Sept. 26 SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 23, 2005–Ed Colligan, Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq:PALM) president and chief executive officer; Bill Gates, Microsoft chairman and chief software architect; and Denny Strigl, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless, invite the news media to join them for a press conference on Monday, Sept. 26, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco beginning at 9 a.m. PDT.
Admission will be limited to members of the business and technology news media who present current press credentials.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. outside the Twin Peaks conference room on the second floor of the hotel.
RSVP Members of the news media who plan to attend in person are asked to RSVP to Ryan Luckin of A&R Partners at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webcast Details The press conference will be accessible via live webcast at links below beginning at 9 a.m.
A replay, podcast and written transcript of the press conference also will be available starting at approximately 12 p.m. and listed in Monday’s news release.
To view the webcast please click on the following links (Due to their length, the following URLs may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser’s address field. Remove extra spaces if they exists.):
For 56 kbps: http://metahost.savvislive.com/microsoft/20050926/ sfo_press_conference_20050926_56.asx
For 100 kbps:
For 300 kbps or broadband: http://metahost.savvislive.com/microsoft/20050926/sfo_press_conference_20050926_300.asx
Date & Time Monday, Sept. 26 Press Registration: 8 a.m. PDT and continental breakfast Press Conference: 9 a.m. PDT
Valet parking will be provided at the hotel
Location The Palace Hotel 2 New Montgomery St. San Francisco, Calif. http://www.sfpalace.com/main/location.htm
Broadcast Video and Other Materials Video and photographs will be available from several sources, including the following: — Palm’s Multimedia Library (www.palm.com/MultimediaLibrary). Preregistration is required to access broadcast-quality video and stills. — Microsoft’s press room (www.microsoft.com/presspass). — Verizon Wireless’ Multimedia Library (www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia). Preregistration is required to access broadcast-quality video and stills. — Cameras are permitted on-site — an audio mult-box will be provided. Please direct any media inquiries to Ryan Luckin of A&R Partners at email@example.com or 408.910.9265. Please direct any broadcast inquiries to WCTV’s media relations at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.445.8220. CONTACT: A&R Partners for Palm, Inc. Ryan Luckin, 408-910-9265 email@example.com SOURCE: Palm, Inc.