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2010-03-20 07:30:00

Palm Inc. repotted low sales figures on Thursday amidst a time of rough competition within the smartphone market. The figures showed that the company shipped 960,000 smartphones to stores and distributors in the quarter that ended February 26.  This was 23 percent more than the previous quarter.  However, the number of phones consumers actually purchased was 408,000, which was down 29 percent from the previous quarter. Rival company Apple sold 8.7 million iPhones in its most...

2010-03-12 08:56:00

PRINCETON, N.J., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced it has updated outlooks for Palm (Nasdaq: PALM), Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). Editor Paul McWilliams has displayed uncanny accuracy in identifying winners and losers during this challenging and historic period for the...

2010-02-25 11:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether a student, mom or business professional, Verizon Wireless customers with new Palm® smartphones can get down to work or play with a wide variety of applications running on the nation's most reliable and largest wireless network. Operating on the Palm webOS(TM) platform, both the Palm Pre(TM) Plus and Palm Pixi(TM) Plus, available from Verizon Wireless, were designed with the way customers use the Web in mind. Here's a...

2010-02-04 09:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Slacker, Inc. today announced the Slacker Radio Mobile app for Palm Pre, Palm Pre Plus, Palm Pixi and Palm Pixi Plus smartphones. Music lovers in the United States and Canada can now listen to their favorite Slacker Radio stations on their Palm webOS smartphone. The free Slacker Radio app is now available at the Palm webOS App Catalog or by visiting www.slacker.com from a Palm webOS smartphone*. Palm webOS smartphone owners now have the ability to enjoy...

2010-01-25 09:51:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In the hours leading up to a history-making media collaboration to raise relief funds for the earthquake-ridden nation of Haiti, one Chicago-based custom software company was tapped to help create an application allowing Palm mobile phone users to donate money while watching Friday's live Hope For Haiti Now telethon. The star-studded telethon aired simultaneously Friday on more than 25 broadcast networks, about 10 days after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake...

2010-01-11 10:28:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, announced it has updated outlooks for Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM), Palm (Nasdaq: PALM), Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM) and United Microelectronics (NYSE: UMC). Editor Paul McWilliams has displayed uncanny accuracy in predicting the ebb and flow of the markets during...

2010-01-07 14:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show, Verizon Wireless and Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) announced the Jan. 25 availability of Palm® Pre(TM) Plus and Palm Pixi(TM) Plus, bringing the Palm webOS(TM) experience to customers on the nation's largest and most reliable wireless 3G network. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100107/NY33754-a) (Photo:...

2010-01-05 12:06:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The DEMO Conference, the world-renowned launch platform for some of the most notable emerging technologies introduced over the past two decades, is entering 2010 with vigor. Today DEMO is pleased to announce that once again a $1 million IDG media prize will be offered at DEMO Spring - this time going to the single demonstrating company that has been identified by attendees as winner of the coveted People's Choice award. The DEMO Spring event...

2009-12-09 06:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Match.com, the world's largest online dating company, today announced its new mobile application for the Palm® Pixi(TM) phone, available on the Sprint network. The free Match.com application, already available for the Palm Pre(TM) phone running Palm webOS(TM), can be downloaded from the Palm Beta App Catalog. Users can view singles in their area, edit their profile and connect with other singles to make finding love easier than ever.(1)...

2009-12-02 13:29:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Palm Beach County, Florida's Board of County Commissioners has awarded SISCO (Security Identification Systems Corporation) certification as a registered small business. SISCO is now a pre-approved vendor within the County of Palm Beach's Office of Small Business Assistance. By attaining this status, SISCO is registered with the County as a pre-qualified supplier of access control systems, security systems, card access security systems,...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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