Yahoo!-branded Internet cabs hit New York

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Medallion Financial Corp., a finance company, teamed with Yahoo! to put Internet access in the back of 10 New York taxicabs. A six-month pilot program began Sept. 14; 10 yellow and purple Yahoo! Internet cabs are equipped with Palm's Palm VII handheld computers with Internet access from the Palm.Net service installed in cabs' back-seat partitions. Team Systems Corp. owns the cabs.

Copyright September 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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