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  • September 30, 2008 30 Sep'08

    dot-green

    Dot-green is a shorthand way of describing the green computing movement that includes both hype and real innovation.  Continue Reading

  • September 30, 2008 30 Sep'08

    Squeak

    Squeak is an implementation of the Smalltalk programming environment that is designed to allow code to be run on any major operating system, including Windows 95/98/NT, Windows CE, and UNIX.  Continue Reading

  • September 26, 2008 26 Sep'08

    connection broker

    In desktop virtualization, a connection broker is a software program that allows the end-user to connect to an available desktop.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    impact-based advertising

    What is impact-based advertising?Impact-based advertising is a form of advertising designed to have a lasting psychological effect on viewers so they will remember the product or vendor.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    customer satisfaction (CSAT)

    In customer relationship management, customer satisfaction (CSAT) is a measure of the degree to which a product or service meets the customer's expectations.  Continue Reading

  • September 25, 2008 25 Sep'08

    malvertizement

    A malvertizement is malicious coding served through an ad on a Web site or in an email message.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    Ajax quiz: Do you speak Geek?

    A quiz about AJAX. What combination of technologies gives Ajax its name? Test yourself.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    clipboard hijack attack

    A clipboard hijacking is an exploit in which the attacker gains control of the victim's clipboard and replaces its contents with their own data, such as a link to a malicious Web site.  Continue Reading

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    clipboard

    A clipboard is a temporary storage area for data that the user wants to copy from one place to another.  Continue Reading

  • September 20, 2008 20 Sep'08

    shrink wrap license

    A shrink wrap license is an end user agreement (EULA) that is enclosed with software in plastic-wrapped packaging.  Continue Reading

  • September 15, 2008 15 Sep'08

    Buzzword Alert

    Stay on top of the latest IT terminology.  Continue Reading

  • September 14, 2008 14 Sep'08

    privilege bracketing

    Privilege bracketing is the practice of limiting temporarily increased permission levels to the briefest possible time period.  Continue Reading

  • September 11, 2008 11 Sep'08

    confidentiality

    Confidentiality is a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information.  Continue Reading

  • September 06, 2008 06 Sep'08

    Fast Guide to CD/DVD

    Quick look-up for getting up to speed about CDs and DVDs.  Continue Reading

  • September 05, 2008 05 Sep'08

    PS/2 connector

    A PS/2 connector is a round connector with six pins that some makes of personal computer use for the keyboard or mouse connection.  Continue Reading

  • September 05, 2008 05 Sep'08

    PS/2

    The PS/2 was IBM's second generation of personal computers.  Continue Reading

  • September 05, 2008 05 Sep'08

    PL/S

    PL/S is a language that IBM designed for use in developing system programs, especially in mainframe operating systems and application subsystems.  Continue Reading

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