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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. Stuff that doesn't work -- especially business technology -- is at the top of the list of things that make me angry. Computer equipment and software were the sixth most-complained-about category...

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. (c) 2008 Nelson Mail, The. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-21 13:15:00

Palm Inc. unveiled its new Microsoft-run Treo Pro smartphone this week in a move intended to improve its competitive positioning against rivals such as RIM's BlackBerry. The company said the new device would be sold by Vodafone Group Plc in Europe in September, and by Telstra in Australia. Palm does not currently have any carrier agreements to sell the phone in the United States, but said demand is increasing among enterprise customers for unlocked phones that can work on any network. But...

2008-08-11 12:00:14

To help businesses and consumers with mobile web computing capabilities, IBM has expanded its relationship with AT&T, Sprint, a provider of wireless and wireline communications, and other wireless carriers to provide e-mail access to their customers who use IBM Lotus Notes and Domino software on their hand-held devices. AT&T and Sprint have certified IBM's Lotus Notes Traveler software for use by their customers which enables wireless replication of Lotus Notes e-mail, calendaring,...

2008-08-07 12:35:00

Last year, when Apple (AAPL) unveiled its iPhone and made it available in the U.S. exclusively from AT&T, the debut sent ripples throughout the cell-phone industry. Handset maker Palm suffered as consumers swooned for Apple's phone, according to surveys by consultancy NPD. AT&T benefited by pulling subscribers from rival carriers Alltel (AT) and T-Mobile USA (DT). So will Apple's new phone, the iPhone 3G, have a similar effect? Early evidence since the new device's July 11 debut...

2008-07-30 00:00:19

By The Oakland Tribune, Calif. Jul. 29--Sunnyvale-based Palm Inc. said it sold 2 million Centro e-mail phones in less than a year, a sign the company is weathering competition from the BlackBerry and Apple Inc.'s iPhone. The shares jumped 13 percent, the most in four years. Palm sold the latest 1 million units in less than four months after offering the phone through carriers such as Verizon Wireless in the U.S. The device is available in more than 25 countries, Palm said today....

2008-07-23 12:00:43

By Stephen Pounds, The Palm Beach Post, Fla. Jul. 21--AT&T will launch its U-verse TV service in Palm Beach County on July 28. U-verse is an Internet-based television service that will compete with Comcast Corp.'s cable programming as well as that from satellite providers. AT&T will launch a U-verse high-speed Internet service at the same time. The San Antonio-based company will offer subscriptions of $77 to $154 a month, depending on the number of television,...

2008-07-14 09:00:17

Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq:PALM) and Sprint (NYSE:S) today introduced the Palm(R) Treo(TM) 800w, Sprint's newest smartphone with Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. Designed for business users who depend on their smartphones for high-speed productivity on the go, the Palm Treo 800w operates on the Sprint Mobile Broadband Network(1) and comes out of the box with support for EV-DO Rev. A data speeds, WiFi for data and GPS capabilities.(2) The Treo 800w is Palm's most business-friendly phone yet. IT...

2006-08-18 13:15:59

LONDON -- Handheld computer and phone maker Palm Inc. is to unveil the latest version of its Treo smart phone next month as it attempts to revive sales hit by tough competition and problems with previous models. "The announcement is going to be made in the UK on September 12, and we will give all the details then but at the moment all we are saying is that it will be out before the end of the year," said a Palm spokeswoman. A September or October release is seen by analysts as vital for any...

2006-05-16 07:09:35

NEW YORK -- Palm on Monday introduced the first Treo phone with a high-speed wireless Web link running the Palm operating system called the 700p. Earlier this year Palm released a high-speed wireless phone run on software from rival Microsoft Corp., which is seeing signs of success on wireless. Verizon Wireless said it would start selling the phone in the next few weeks. It would not comment on pricing, but the company currently sells another Treo product the 700w for $399.99 to customers...

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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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