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2014-10-23 00:21:08

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Star-studded, Red Carpet Event was Dubai's Most Sought after Invite The international premiere of Director Farah Khan's film, 'Happy New Year.' was held at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, last night, with the all-star cast including Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-09-19 08:27:11

Most expensive and luxurious residential project in Dubai to be unveiled at Cityscape Global 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International architecture firm SOMA announced today that Principal Michel Abboud will join Dubai-based developer Omniyat to unveil the highly anticipated design for One at Palm Jumeirah in conjunction with the Cityscape Global 2014 Conference in the United Arab Emirates. Mr. Abboud and Omniyat will reveal the design on September 21, 2014 at the...

2014-09-18 23:14:28

Vacation Palm Springs is offering an affordable alternative for vacationers whose Cabo San Lucas trips have been impacted by hurricane Odile. Palm Springs, Ca (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Hurricane Odile hit the coast of Baja, California on September 15th, 2014 with devastating effects on many resorts and businesses in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Vacationers whose upcoming travel plans have been cancelled as a result can find affordable alternatives in a private Palm Springs vacation pool home....

2014-07-17 16:27:34

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Villa Boutique Living is pleased to announce off season pricing starting from $149,990. These one and two bedroom condominiums in Palm Springs, CA range from 710 - 881 square feet, each with a patio or private balcony. "We are pleased that yesterday the Palm Springs City Council voted unanimously and approved the conversion and sale of The Villa Boutique Living," stated Randall Friend, Founder & Managing Partner of Eagle...

2014-06-11 16:25:37

PRINCETON, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMREP Corporation (NYSE: AXR) today reported that it and its indirect subsidiaries, Kable Distribution Services, Inc. ("Kable Distribution") and Palm Coast Data LLC ("Palm Coast"), have entered into a comprehensive settlement agreement with Heinrich Bauer (USA) LLC ("Bauer"), which resolves all matters relating to the two distribution agreements between Kable Distribution and Bauer that will terminate on June 30, 2014. As part of the...

Fujitsu To Implement Palm Scanning To Keep Smartphones Secure
2014-03-03 14:41:21

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Biometrics is increasingly being used in keeping security on mobile devices and Fujitsu plans to put more than just a finger on security for its smartphones. In a statement, the company announced it plans to deploy palm-vein scanning to address security on its mobile devices. The palm-vein scanning feature will be used specifically in Fujitsu smartphones, SlashGear reports. The company already has experience in developing and using the...

2014-01-25 23:01:04

"Qualcomm appears to be entering the device space once again first with Toq smartwatch and now with Palm patents," says Technology industry analyst Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Qualcomm, which is a wireless phone and tablet chip making company, just acquired around 2,000 patents from Palm, which were owned by HP, says the Associated Press, Jan 24. Technology analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. During the 1990’s, Qualcomm was in the wireless handset business....

2013-12-30 08:28:51

As an official sponsor for the wearable technologies event Vuzix will showcase its M100 smart glasses and be featured as two of the main prize giveaways ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the enterprise and consumer markets, today announced it will be showcasing the award-winning M100 smart glasses during the AT&T Developer Summit Hackathon, to be held January 6, 2014...

2013-10-31 23:20:56

Palm Beach Gardens PD selects NDI-RS to provide two fixed camera license plate recognition systems. Longwood, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department has selected NDI Recognition Systems (NDI-RS) to provide two two-camera fixed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems for the city. NDI-RS fixed ALPR systems are ideal for strategically monitoring specific locations, checking license plates against crime databases like the National Crime Information...


Latest Palm Reference Libraries

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2009-04-23 11:27:51

The Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a commonly grown houseplant in temperate latitudes. The plant is often referred to as the a palm, although it is not truly a palm. In order to successfully cultivate this plant, winter minimum temperatures must remain above 50°F, and rise to temperatures of around 86°F in summer. States of Tamaulipas, Veracruz, and San Luis Potosí in Mexico make a native home to the Ponytail Palm. The Ponytail Palm thrives best in full sun to slight...

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2009-02-28 22:56:54

The Grugru Palm (Acrocomia aculeata) also known as Macaúba Palm, Coyol Palm, and Macaw Palm, is a species of palm native to the tropical regions of the Americas. It is found from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Its habitat is a wide variety of climates and situations. It is the only species in the genus Acrocomia. The Grugru Palm grows to between 49 and 66 feet tall. The trunk is up to 20 inches in diameter. It is characterized by many...

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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin