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  • March 26, 2012 26 Mar'12

    intelligent verification

    Intelligent verification is a software process that allows engineers and technicians to use computers to ensure that a hardware design will perform as expected once the device has been fabricated or built.  Continue Reading

  • March 23, 2012 23 Mar'12

    retweet (RT)

    A retweet (RT) is the repetition of another user's update, or tweet, on Twitter. Like tweet, the term is used as a verb as well as a noun.  Continue Reading

  • March 21, 2012 21 Mar'12

    fan-out ratio

    A fan-out ratio is the relationship in quantity between a single port on a storage device and the number of servers that are attached to it.  Continue Reading

  • March 20, 2012 20 Mar'12

    Kitemark

    Kitemark is a registered trademark owned and awarded by the British Standards Institution for products that have demonstrated standards for quality and safety.  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2012 14 Mar'12

    Agile glossary: Words-2-Go

    This Agile glossary provides brief definitions of important terms and concepts in Agile and Scrum software development and project management.  Continue Reading

  • March 14, 2012 14 Mar'12

    ultracapacitor

    An ultracapacitor, also called a supercapacitor, is an electrical component capable of holding hundreds of times more electrical charge quantity than a standard capacitor.  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2012 13 Mar'12

    PCI DSS Requirements Fast Guide

    A chart that lists the 6 control objectives and 12 requirements that make up the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).  Continue Reading

  • March 12, 2012 12 Mar'12

    keiretsu

    Keiretsu is a business network composed of manufacturers, supply chain partners, distributors and financiers who remain financially independent but work closely together to ensure each other's success.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2012 05 Mar'12

    iris recognition

    Iris recognition is a method of identifying people based on unique patterns within the ring-shaped region surrounding the pupil of the eye.  Continue Reading

  • March 01, 2012 01 Mar'12

    ambient energy scavenging

    Ambient energy scavenging, also called ambient energy harvesting, is a process of obtaining usable energy from surrounding natural and human-made sources in the everyday environment.  Continue Reading

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