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  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05


    An exponent is a quantity representing the power to which some other quantity is raised.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Fermat prime

    A Fermat prime is a Fermat number that is also a prime number.  Continue Reading

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    Darwin is the basic "core" of OS X, the operating system for Apple's Macintosh, and combines two well-known programs, the Mach kernel and FreeBSD, in a strategic move by Apple to make its future operating systems based on and available to others as ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    DVI (Digital Visual Interface)

    DVI (Digital Visual Interface) is a specification created by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG) to accommodate analog and digital monitors with a single connector.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM)

    Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) is a set of industry standards that an enterprise can use to manage its information operations in the distributed computing environment of the Internet.  Continue Reading

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    Learning Guide: Spyware

    Why spyware isn't just a home-user problem. How spyware gets in your computer. How you can prevent spyware. How you can clean up spyware.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05


    In general, a token is an object that represents something else, such as another object (either physical or virtual), or an abstract concept as, for example, a gift is sometimes referred to as a token of the giver's esteem for the recipient.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    How spyware gets in your computer

    Learn how spyware gets into your computer and how to prevent it from doing harm.  Continue Reading

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    custom factory integration (CFI)

    Custom factory integration (CFI) is an arrangement that a computer equipment vendor makes with a customer in which programs and files are pre-installed and the equipment is configured and tested at the factory prior to delivery.  Continue Reading

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    disposable PC

    A disposable PC is a relatively inexpensive but full-featured personal computer that is designed to be discarded rather than fixed when serious problems arise.  Continue Reading

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    In graphic design, to feather is to soften an edge of an image by making the edge gradually fade out until it becomes transparent.  Continue Reading

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    A timestamp is the current time of an event that is recorded by a computer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05


    In programming terminology, to disassemble is to convert a program in its executable (ready-to-run) form (sometimes called object code) into a representation in some form of assembler language so that it is readable by a human.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Earth's mean radius

    The Earth's mean radius is determined as the average distance from the physical center to the surface, based on a large number of samples.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    stepper motor

    A stepper motor is a special type of electric motor that moves in increments, or steps, rather than turning smoothly as a conventional motor does.  Continue Reading

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    In information technology, a product is something (for example, a software application) that is created and then made available to customers, usually with a distinct name or order number.  Continue Reading

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    In graphic design, a mask is a tool that allows you to protect a specific area of an image from modification.  Continue Reading

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    In general, a ratio is a way of concisely showing the relationship between two quantities of something.  Continue Reading

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    vector graphics rendering (VML)

    Vector graphics rendering, sometimes abbreviated VML, refers to scalable vector graphics (SVG) used in Web pages.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    domain sniper

    A domain sniper is a person or company that locates and registers a Web site domain name that has lapsed from registration in the expectation that the original registrant will be willing to buy the name back.  Continue Reading



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.