on Palm's plans to sell Linux-based mobile phones.
"Palm Inc. announced Tuesday that it was mulling a developing the Linux-based operating system on its Treo line of handhelds. Palm chief executive, Ed Colligan said they had been working on this for many years and that the first sets with Linux loaded should be out by the end of the year.
However he stressed that the company was not abandoning the Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform and would continue to sell it alongside the Linux one. Colligan said the introduction of Linux would "improve the reliability and performance and stability" of Palm products.
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