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  • August 31, 2012 31 Aug'12

    Goobuntu

    Goobuntu (Google Ubuntu) is the operating system (OS) that Google uses for its employee computer desktop workstations.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    curation

    Curation is a field of endeavor involved with assembling, managing and presenting some type of collection. Curators of art galleries and museums, for example, research, select and acquire pieces for their institutions’ collections and oversee ...  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    social curation

    Social curation is collaborative sharing of Web content organized around one or more particular themes or topics.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    data curation

    Data curation is the management of data throughout its lifecycle, from creation and initial storage to the time when it is archived for posterity or becomes obsolete and is deleted.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    content curation

    Content curation is the gathering, organizing and online presentation of content related to a particular theme or topic. As a rule, a content curation site reproduces some of the original content and links to the full entry.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    24/7 Customer or [24]7 Inc

    24/7 Customer is a business process outsourcing (BPO) services provider that also sells industry-specific cloud-based applications.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    IBM Daksh (IBM Global Process Services)

    IBM Daksh, also known as IBM Global Process Services, is a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm that was formerly known as Daksh eServices.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2012 30 Aug'12

    EXL Service (EXL Services)

    EXL Service, also known as EXL Services (NASDAQ: EXLS), provides business process outsourcing services to global corporations.  Continue Reading

  • August 29, 2012 29 Aug'12

    Web 2.0 suicide

    Web 2.0 suicide is the obliteration of information related to an individual's online persona on social networking sites, blogs and other web-based venues.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    reverse electrovibration (virtual touch)

    Reverse electrovibration, also known as virtual touch, is an augmented reality (AR) technology that allows end users to perceive the textures and contours of an object from a computer screen.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    voice morphing

    Voice morphing is the software-generated alteration of a person's natural voice. The purpose may be to add audio effects to the voice, to obscure the identity of the person or to impersonate another individual.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    shift register

    A shift register is a digital memory circuit found in calculators, computers, and data-processing systems.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    data point

    A data point is a discrete unit of information. In a general sense, any single fact is a data point.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR)

    Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) is a government agency in India that stores and manages data for the country's Aadhaar project.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    Aadhaar

    Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India in the form of a card.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2012 28 Aug'12

    Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

    Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is the issuing authority of Aadhaar cards (aka unique identification numbers or UIDs).  Continue Reading

  • August 24, 2012 24 Aug'12

    simplex

    Simplex is a communications mode in which only one signal is transmitted, and it always goes in the same direction. The transmitter and the receiver operate on the same frequency.  Continue Reading

  • August 24, 2012 24 Aug'12

    binary coded decimal

    Binary coded decimal (BCD) is a system of writing numerals that assigns a four-digit binary code to each digit 0 through 9 in a decimal (base-10) numeral. The four-bit BCD code for any particular single base-10 digit is its representation in binary ...  Continue Reading

  • August 24, 2012 24 Aug'12

    index register

    An index register is a circuit that receives, stores, and outputs instruction-changing codes in a computer. This circuit is also called an address register or a register of modifications.  Continue Reading

  • August 21, 2012 21 Aug'12

    mobile device attack

    A mobile device attack is an exploit targeting handheld communications devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Ed Skoudis, founder and senior security consultant of InGuardians, a security consulting firm, describes one scenario: "Bad guys are ...  Continue Reading

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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  • computer worm

    A computer worm is a type of malicious software program whose primary function is to infect other computers while remaining ...

  • black hat

    Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent.

  • copyright

    Copyright is a legal term describing ownership of control of the rights to the use and distribution of certain works of creative ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

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

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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