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    • drobo - A backup robot is an automated external USB storage device that sup...
    • drone - A drone, in a technological context, is an unmanned aircraft. Drone...
    • drone journalism - Drone journalism is the capture of still imag...
    • drone photography - Drone photography is the capture of still i...
    • drone surveillance - Drone surveillance is the use of unmanned...
    • DROP - DROP (delivery of real-time execution information protocol) is a feat...
    • DROP (delivery of real-time execution informati...
    • drop shadow - In graphic design, a drop shadow is an effect where an ...
    • drop-down menu - A menu is a set of options presented to the user ...
    • Dropbox - Dropbox is a cloud storage provider (sometimes referred to as a...
    • dropout - A dropout is a small loss of data in an audio or video file on ...
    • dropper - A dropper is a malware installer that surreptitiously carries v...
    • droupie - Droupie (for data groupie) is computer jargon for someone who l...
    • droupie (data groupie) - Droupie (for data groupie) is com...
    • DRP - A disaster recovery plan (DRP) -- sometimes referred to as a business c...
    • DRS - VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) is a load balancing utility...
    • Drupal - Drupal is free, open source software that can be used by individu...
    • DS - Differentiated Services (DiffServ, or DS) is a protocol for specifying an...
    • DS (digital signal) levels - Digital signal X is a ter...
    • DS-CDMA - Direct sequence spread spectrum, also known as direct sequence ...
    • DS0 - Digital signal X is a term for the series of standard digital transmiss...
    • DS1 - Digital signal X is a term for the series of standard digital transmiss...
    • DS2 - Digital signal X is a term for the series of standard digital transmiss...
    • DS3 - Digital signal X is a term for the series of standard digital transmiss...
    • DS4 - Digital signal X is a term for the series of standard digital transmiss...
    • DSC pull server - A DSC pull server (desired state configuration ...
    • DSCI - The Data Security Council of India (DSCI) is a not-for-profit organiz...
    • DSL: Glossary - This is glossary of DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) t...
    • DSLAM - A DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) is a network d...
    • DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer)
    • DSLR camera - When talking about digital cameras, DSLR means digital ...
    • DSLR camera (digital single lense reflux)
    • DSML - DSML (Directory Services Markup Language) is an application of the Ex...
    • DSML (Directory Services Markup Language)
    • DSN - The Deep Space Network (DSN) is a sophisticateddata communications syst...
    • DSN - A data source name (DSN) is a data structure that contains the informat...
    • DSNG - Satellite news gathering (SNG) is the use of mobile communications eq...
    • DSO - A data source object (DSO) is a Microsoft ActiveX object embedded withi...
    • DSO exploit - A data source object (DSO) exploit is a form of spyware...
    • DSO exploit (data source object exploit)
    • DSP - Digital signal processing (DSP) refers to various techniques for improv...
    • DSR - Demand signal repository (DSR) is a database that aggregates sales data...
    • DSR - Dynamic Source Routing (DSR) is a self-maintaining routing protocol for...
    • DSRC - RFID (radio frequency identification) is a technology that incorporat...
    • DSS - A decision support system (DSS) is a computer program application that ...
    • DSS - Digital Signature Standard (DSS) is the digital signature algorithm(DSA...
    • DSSS - Direct sequence spread spectrum, also known as direct sequence code d...
    • DSSSL - DSSSL (Document Style Semantics and Specification Language) is a st...
    • DSSSL (Document Style Semantics and Specificati...
    • DST - Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of turning the clock ahead a...
    • DST patch - A Daylight Saving Time patch is a modular piece of code cre...
    • DSTP - DSTP (Data Space Transfer Protocol) is a protocol that is used to ind...
    • DSTP (Data Space Transfer Protocol) - DSTP (D...
    • DSU - A CSU/DSU (Channel Service Unit/Data Service Unit) is a hardware device...
    • DT Code of Practice - ISO/IEC 17799: Code of Practice for Inf...
    • DTD - A Document Type Definition (DTD) is a specific document defining and co...
    • DTE - In computer data transmission, DTE (Data Terminal Equipment) is the RS-...
    • DTE - Direct-to-Edit (DTE) is a video recording technology that converts the ...
    • DTE (Data Terminal Equipment) - In computer data tr...
    • DTH - Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) refers to satellite television (TV) sy...
    • DTMF - DTMF (dual tone multi frequency) is the signal to the phone company t...
    • DTMF (dual tone multi frequency) - DTMF (dual to...
    • DTN - A disruption-tolerant network (DTN) is a network designed so that tempo...
    • DTP - Digital Text Platform (DTP) is Amazon.com's self-publishing service.
    • DTR - Definition: data transfer rate (DTR) is the amount of digital data that...
    • DTTV - DTTV (digital terrestrial television, sometimes also abbreviated DTT)...
    • DTTV (digital terrestrial television) - DTT...
    • DTV - Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of television signals usin...
    • DTV up converter - An HD (high-definition) upconverter, also kno...
    • DTV upconverter - An HD (high-definition) upconverter, also known...
    • DTX - Discontinuous transmission (DTX) is a method of momentarily powering-do...
    • dual boot - A dual boot system is a computer system in which two operat...
    • dual core - A multi-core processor is an integrated circuit (IC) to whi...
    • dual core processing - A multi-core processor is an integrat...
    • dual core processor - A multi-core processor is an integrated...
    • dual in line memory module - A DIMM (dual in-line memo...
    • dual in-line memory module - A DIMM (dual in-line memo...
    • dual layer magnetic tape - Dual-layer magnetic tape, als...
    • dual persona (mobile device management)
    • dual side magnetic tape - Dual-layer magnetic tape, also ...
    • dual tone multi frequency - DTMF (dual tone multi frequ...
    • dual Wi-Fi antenna - A dual Wi-Fi antenna is a pair of identic...
    • dual-carbon battery - Dual-carbon batteries are a new energy ...
    • dual-layer magnetic tape - Dual-layer magnetic tape, als...
    • dual-layer magnetic tape (dual-side magnetic tape)
    • dual-side magnetic tape - Dual-layer magnetic tape, also ...
    • dual-SIM phone - A dual SIM phone is a mobile phone, typically a s...
    • Dublin Core - Dublin Core is an initiative to create a digital "libra...
    • DuckDuckGo - DuckDuckGo (DDG) is a general search engine designed to p...
    • duct tape marketing - In-house marketing is any marketing ini...
    • ducting (data center cooling) - Ducting is the use ...
    • due diligence - Due diligence definition: Due diligence is the proc...
    • duh - In general, duh (pronounced DUH, prolonging the UH, pitching the voice ...
    • dumb - A dumb network is one that provides the physical interconnection betw...
    • dumb network - A dumb network is one that provides the physical inte...
    • dumb terminal - In data communications, a terminal is any device th...
    • dump site - A topsite is a stringently protected underground FTP server...
    • dumpster diving - Dumpster diving is looking for treasure in some...
    • Duo Security - Duo Security is a vendor of cloud-based two-factor au...
    • duotone - In graphic design, a duotone is an image composed of two colors.
    • duplex - In telecommunication, duplex communication means that both ends o...
    • Duqu - Duqu is a remote access Trojan (RAT) that is designed to steal data f...
    • Duqu (W32.Duqu) - Duqu is a remote access Trojan (RAT) that is de...
    • durability - ACID (atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability) ...
    • duty cycle - Duty cycle is the proportion of time during which a compo...
    • DVB - Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) is a set of standards that define digi...