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  • July 20, 2009 20 Jul'09

    Ogg Theora

    Ogg Theora is an open-source video codec being developed by the Xiph.  Continue Reading

  • July 20, 2009 20 Jul'09

    computer hardware chart

    This handy computer hardware quick look-up was designed by Sonic84.  Continue Reading

  • July 18, 2009 18 Jul'09

    nettop

    A nettop is a small, low-power and relatively inexpensive desktop computer.  Continue Reading

  • July 16, 2009 16 Jul'09

    DNS redirection

    DNS redirection is the controversial practice of serving a Web page to a user that is different from either the one requested or one that might reasonably be expected, such as an error page.  Continue Reading

  • July 14, 2009 14 Jul'09

    Massachusetts data protection law

    What is the Massachusetts data protection law?The Massachusetts data protection law is legislation that stipulates security requirements for organizations that handle the private data of residents.  Continue Reading

  • July 13, 2009 13 Jul'09

    BIOS attack

    A BIOS attack is an exploit that infects the BIOS with malicious code and is persistent through reboots and attempts to reflash the firmware.  Continue Reading

  • July 13, 2009 13 Jul'09

    Modes of Attack

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about online security attacks and current attack methods. Test yourself.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2009 10 Jul'09

    GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader)

    GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) is a boot loader package developed to support multiple operating systems and allow the user to select among them during boot-up.  Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2009 09 Jul'09

    GNU GRUB

    GNU GRUB (or just GRUB) is a boot loader package that supports multiple operating systems on a computer... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    disk image

    A disk image is a copy of the entire contents of a storage device, such as a hard drive, DVD, or CD.  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Jack Kilby

    Jack Kilby is generally credited with being the inventor of the integrated circuit (IC).  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    disk cloning

    Disk cloning is the act of copying the contents of a computer's hard drive.  Continue Reading

  • July 03, 2009 03 Jul'09

    degrees of freedom

    Degrees of freedom, in a mechanics context, are specific, defined modes in which a mechanical device or system can move.  Continue Reading

  • July 02, 2009 02 Jul'09

    Firefox 3.5

    Firefox 3.5 is a version of the Mozilla Foundation's Web browser that was released in June 2009.  Continue Reading

  • July 01, 2009 01 Jul'09

    yak shaving

    Yak shaving is programming lingo for the seemingly endless series of small tasks that have to be completed before the next step in a project can move forward.  Continue Reading

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    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

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