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  • November 29, 2010 29 Nov'10

    Stuxnet

    The Stuxnet worm is a rootkit exploit that targets Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. SCADA is used in power, water and sewage plants, as well as in telecommunications and oil and gas refining.  Continue Reading

  • November 24, 2010 24 Nov'10

    absiemens (abS)

    The absiemens (symbolized abS) is the unit of conductance in the cgs (centimeter/gram/second) electromagnetic system of units.  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    service level

    Service level describes, usually in measurable terms, the services a network service provider furnishes a customer within a given time period.  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    planogram

    A planogram is a diagram that shows how and where specific retail products should be placed on retail shelves or displays in order to increase customer purchases.  Continue Reading

  • November 23, 2010 23 Nov'10

    social media manager

    A social media manager is the individual in an organization trusted with monitoring, contributing to, filtering, measuring and otherwise guiding the social media presence of a brand, product, individual or corporation.  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    barcode printer

    A barcode printer is a printer designed to produce barcode labels which can be attached to other objects.  Continue Reading

  • November 19, 2010 19 Nov'10

    cost management

    Cost management is the process of planning and controlling the budget of a business.  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    absolute value

    Absolute value is a term used in mathematics to indicate the distance of a point or number from the origin (zero point) of a number line or coordinate system.  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    absolute truth

    In general, absolute truth is whatever is always valid, regardless of parameters or context.  Continue Reading

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    abhenry (abH)

    The abhenry (abbreviated abH) is the unit of electromagnetic inductance in the cgs (centimeter/gram/second) system of units.  Continue Reading

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