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2009-06-26 09:11:08

Palm Inc had a closer-than-anticipated fiscal loss on Thursday, which spotlighted the huge demand for its just-revealed Pre smartphone. Palm's shares increased over 14% in hours after trading. Executives are positive about the Pre, which goes head-to-head with Apple Inc's iPhone and Research in Motion's BlackBerry and will hopefully guide the company out of monetary losses. Avian Securities' Matthew Thornton anticipated that Palm made profits for 70,000 Pre units in the May quarter alone. He...

2009-06-17 07:37:00

Millions of Singles Can Now Find Love on the Go with the New Palm Pre's First Dating App DALLAS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Match.com, one of the world's largest online dating companies, today announced the availability of an application designed specifically for the new Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone. The new Match.com App for Palm Pre will offer members access to millions of singles, making connecting with other members easier than ever. "Every day, Match.com members send nearly 1 million emails and...

2009-06-17 07:35:00

The new Palm Pre is exceeding Wall Street expectations after a week in stores.It may be too soon to tell if the new smartphone will be overlooked once Apple Inc. releases it's new iPhone 3GS on Friday.Palm, who analysts believe shipped 50,000 units for Pre's debut on June 6, has not yet commented on the level of demand for the new phone.  The company reportedly shipped another 50,000 units soon after the June 6 release weekend.According to James Faucette, analyst for Pacific Crest...

2009-06-16 10:26:00

Browse Editorial and User Reviews to Find the Best Local Businesses Where You Are, Right Now with Mobile by Citysearch WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, a leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced its new Mobile by Citysearch application for the Palm Pre phone, available on the Sprint network. With Mobile by Citysearch, Palm Pre owners can browse, search and share local business information via Twitter, and post...

2009-06-16 10:02:00

Lumosity.com, the leader in cognitive training and educational games, brings the first brain training game to the new Palm Pre phone. SAN FRANCISCO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumosity.com announced the launch of Speed Brain, a brain fitness game that helps users quickly understand information and react to it, for the new Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone. "We're excited to launch the first brain training game on webOS(TM)," said Kunal Sarkar, CEO of Lumos Labs. "We've been working with Palm over the...

2009-06-11 14:53:55

U.S. digital gadgetry giant Palm named Executive Chairman Jon Rubinstein as its new chief executive officer Thursday. Rubinstein replaces Ed Colligan, who is leaving the company Friday after 16 years as a Palm executive to join Elevation Partners, an investment group with a $425 million stake in Palm, the San Jose Mercury News reported Thursday. Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research said the switch was a smart move. His involvement in the company has to be more than mainstream, he said of...

2009-06-11 10:26:10

Palm Inc made Jon Rubinstein its CEO on Wednesday, hoping the former Apple executive will bring fresh innovation to a company hoping to revive its fortunes with a new smartphone introduced last weekend. Rubinstein was introduced as Palm's executive chairman when private equity firm Elevation Partners bought a stake in the company in 2007. He acted as a representative for the new "Pre" phone, a strong rival to Apple's star iPhone device, by attending several different industry conferences and...

2009-06-09 12:51:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9 /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 Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN), National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM), Palm (Nasdaq: PALM), Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE: CY), and SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK). The big names in semiconductor forecasting have stated during the last week they expect semiconductor revenue to fall between...

2009-06-08 13:35:00

The Leading Moviegoer Destination Launches on Pre as Advance Tickets for Transformers 2 and Harry Potter 6 Go on Sale LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, today announced the launch of its new Palm(R) webOS(TM) application, now available in the on-device beta App Catalog on the new Palm Pre(TM) phone. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) The application allows mobile moviegoers to watch trailers, view movie...

2009-06-08 11:16:00

Zumobi Offers Preview Versions of Popular Today Show and Sporting News Baseball Apps to Support Launch of Pre SEATTLE, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Zumobi, the innovative mobile media company, proudly announced today its support of the newly launched, highly anticipated Palm(R) Pre(TM) phone with two applications that were designed for the new Palm webOS(TM) mobile platform. As one of the very first launch partners for the Palm Pre, new versions of its popular Today Show and Sporting News...

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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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