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    cleartext

    Cleartext is transmitted or stored text that has not been subjected to encryption and is not meant to be encrypted.  Continue Reading

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    nanogenerator

    A nanogenerator is a nanoscale (extremely small) device capable of generating electric current, electromagnetic fields or subatomic particle radiation.  Continue Reading

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    reprographics

    Reprographics is a blanket term encompassing multiple methods of reproducing content, such as scanning, photography, xerography and digital printing.  Continue Reading

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    virus-assembled battery

    A virus-assembled battery is a self-contained, high-density electrical energy source created by a process in which biological viruses assemble inorganic molecules into predetermined structures.  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2006 12 Jul'06

    heatset Web offset printing

    Heatset web offset printing is a printing process in which ink is dried rapidly by forced-air heating.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    sendmail

    On the Internet, sendmail is the most popular UNIX-based implementation of the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for transmitting e-mail.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely available open source application for creating and manipulating graphic images that runs on Linux, other Unix-based operating systems, and also on Windows and Mac OS X. GIMP is distributed under ...  Continue Reading

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    Linus Torvalds

    Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel, was born in Helsinki, Finland, on December 28, 1969. When Linus was ten years old, his grandfather, a statistics professor at University of Helsinki, purchased a Commodore VIC-20 computer.  Continue Reading

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    netroots

    Netroots is a term describing populist campaigns and movements sparked, promoted and conducted over the Internet.  Continue Reading

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    Linspire (Lindows)

    Linspire, formerly known as Lindows, is a low-cost commercial Linux-based operating system with a user interface similar to the latest Microsoft Windows operating system.  Continue Reading

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