Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Phoenix Firebird Technologies

Phoenix (mythology)
The phoenix (Ancient Greek: Φοῖνιξ, phoínix, Persian: ققنوس, Arabic: العنقاء أو طائر الفينيق, Chinese: 鳳凰 or 不死鳥,Hebrew:פניקס) is a mythical sacred firebird that can be found in the mythologies of the Persians, Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Chinese, and (according to Sanchuniathon) Phoenicians.

A phoenix is a mythical bird that is a fire spirit with a colorful plumage and a tail of gold and scarlet (or purple, blue, and green according to some legends). It has a 500 to 1000 year life-cycle, near the end of which it builds itself a nest of twigs that then ignites; both nest and bird burn fiercely and are reduced to ashes, from which a new, young phoenix or phoenix egg arises, reborn anew to live again. The new phoenix is destined to live as long as its old self. In some stories, the new phoenix embalms the ashes of its old self in an egg made of myrrh and deposits it in the Egyptian city of Heliopolis (literally "sun-city" in Greek). It is said that the bird's cry is that of a beautiful song. The Phoenix's ability to be reborn from its own ashes implies that it is immortal, though in some stories the new Phoenix is merely the offspring of the older one. In very few stories they are able to change into people. --- READ MORE

Phoenix’s Mobility Solutions
Phoenix’s mission is to enable the PC ecosystem to deliver solutions that meet the needs of its mobile customers by providing the best possible user experience, at the lowest cost. In the converging space between laptops and smart phones, Phoenix is following the mobile phone usage model rather than the typical PC platform usage model. This changes the paradigm of a mobile PC to a device that starts instantly, is always connected, available for all day computing, fun, and simple to use. --- READ MORE

Phoenix plans funds for Arizona Cancer Center clinic
The Phoenix City Council today will consider a development agreement that would contribute up to $14 million to help build a $135 million Arizona Cancer Center outpatient clinic in downtown Phoenix.

Phoenix and biomedical leaders have long sought a hospital or clinic at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, and the University of Arizona Cancer Center wants a major clinical presence in downtown Phoenix to reach the bulk of the state's residents. Under the proposed deal, Phoenix would contribute $14 million toward design and financing costs for a six-story, 250,000-square-foot outpatient center planned at the northwestern corner of Fillmore and Seventh streets. --- READ MORE

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