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2009-03-09 14:59:57

Palm Inc is attempting to boost its capital before the launch of its new Pre smartphone by exercising its right to remarket shares held by independent equity firm, Elevation Partners.

2009-02-23 07:00:00

Absolute announces general availability of its asset management, data protection and geolocation capabilities for the popular BlackBerry platform. GARTNER Wireless & Mobile Summit, CHICAGO, Feb.

2009-02-10 13:34:00

BOSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NormSoft, Inc. today announced the availability of Pocket Tunes(TM) 5.0 for Windows Mobile and Palm OS smartphones.

2009-01-09 09:39:50

Palm Chief Executive Officer Ed Colligan said the new Pre smart phone would go on sale in Europe and the United States in the first half of 2009. Colligan made his announcement in an interview at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Thursday, PC World reported. Sprint will receive exclusive access to the new Pre in the United States, the report said. The phone comes with the new WebOS operating system that allows for typing on a slide-out keyboard as well as a touch...

2009-01-09 08:00:00

Palm Inc. unveiled its sleek new touch-screen “Pre” smartphone and operating system on Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

2008-11-24 08:35:00

As rivals gobble up bigger pieces of the smart phone market share, struggling phone maker Palm Inc is cutting its workforce to stay competitive.

2008-10-01 12:00:12

Yes, I am an angry guy. I yell at other drivers. I roll my eyes when I have to stand in line for more than two minutes. I complain about Wall Street's greedy executives, out-of-touch politicians, and our local newscast idiots, with their pancake makeup, chiseled cheekbones, and chirpy laughter.

2008-09-03 15:00:22

The Nelson Fire Service was called out twice yesterday afternoon to the Church Steps at the top of Trafalgar St after trees were set alight. Station officer Grahame Kurth said it appeared that overhanging leaves on two palm trees were deliberately set on fire just before 4pm and 5pm.

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Paralvinella sulfincola
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...

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...

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...

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...

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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