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2009-08-19 02:00:00

ALTRINCHAM, England, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxatec has signed an agreement with Group Sense Mobile-Tech Limited "GSML", Hong Kong, to distribute its range of mobile computing devices in the United Kingdom. Group Sense Group, ISO-9001 and ISO-14000 certified company, was founded in 1988 and is now one of the leading manufacturers of electronic dictionaries and other rugged handheld information devices.

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2009-08-18 15:10:18

Software developers will be able to start making users pay for their applications for Palm Inc's Pre smartphone with the company's launch of an e-commerce beta program that will start in mid-September.

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2009-08-13 09:45:00

Palm's privacy policies are being called into question as the company faces claims that its newly released smartphone abuses its users’ privacy.

2009-08-06 03:06:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: * Not-for-profit group PreDevCamp empowers 1300 developers in 80 cities worldwide to write Palm Pre apps using webOS capabilities; major events in San Francisco, Kansas City, New York, San Diego and Dallas. * Key investors in Palm, Inc.

2009-07-28 09:37:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Checking your account balance or paying a bill used to involve a trip to the bank, and in recent years, logging on to your home PC. Today, Citibank is making banking easier than ever for its U.S.

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2009-07-24 12:40:09

Palm Inc has stepped competition up a notch by making it's new Palm Pre smartphone able to sync with Apple's iTunes media management software.

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2009-07-17 06:30:00

In a recent software update, Apple Inc blocked a feature that once allowed Palm Pre users to sync their smartphones to iTunes.


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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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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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