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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Voice and Data

NEW YORK () -- A group of top computer, semiconductor and equipment companies said last week that they agreed to support a newly established standard for simultaneously transmitting voice and data over standard phone lines.

The companies, which include Compaq and IBM, said the standard would allow computer users to share data while conducting two-way phone conversations.