News Release

Palm, Inc., Microsoft Corporation and Verizon Wireless Announce Press Conference for Sept. 26, 2005

September 22, 2005

Please direct any media inquiries to:
Ryan Luckin
A&R Partners
rluckin@arpartners.com
408-910-9265.

Please direct any broadcast inquiries to:
WCTV's media relations
mediarelations@wctv.com
212-445-8220

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — 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 rluckin@arpartners.com.  

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:
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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.
www.sfpalace.com/main/location.htm  

Broadcast Video and Other Materials
Video and photographs will be available from several sources, including the following:

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