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  • July 31, 2006 31 Jul'06

    cleartext

    Cleartext is transmitted or stored text that has not been subjected to encryption and is not meant to be encrypted.  Continue Reading

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    nanogenerator

    A nanogenerator is a nanoscale (extremely small) device capable of generating electric current, electromagnetic fields or subatomic particle radiation.  Continue Reading

  • July 24, 2006 24 Jul'06

    reprographics

    Reprographics is a blanket term encompassing multiple methods of reproducing content, such as scanning, photography, xerography and digital printing.  Continue Reading

  • July 13, 2006 13 Jul'06

    virus-assembled battery

    A virus-assembled battery is a self-contained, high-density electrical energy source created by a process in which biological viruses assemble inorganic molecules into predetermined structures.  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2006 12 Jul'06

    heatset Web offset printing

    Heatset web offset printing is a printing process in which ink is dried rapidly by forced-air heating.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    sendmail

    On the Internet, sendmail is the most popular UNIX-based implementation of the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for transmitting e-mail.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)

    GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely available open source application for creating and manipulating graphic images that runs on Linux, other Unix-based operating systems, and also on Windows and Mac OS X. GIMP is distributed under ...  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Linus Torvalds

    Linus Torvalds, the creator of the Linux kernel, was born in Helsinki, Finland, on December 28, 1969. When Linus was ten years old, his grandfather, a statistics professor at University of Helsinki, purchased a Commodore VIC-20 computer.  Continue Reading

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    netroots

    Netroots is a term describing populist campaigns and movements sparked, promoted and conducted over the Internet.  Continue Reading

  • July 07, 2006 07 Jul'06

    wiki

    A wiki (sometimes spelled "Wiki") is a server program that allows users to collaborate in forming the content of a Web site.  Continue Reading

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    Linspire (Lindows)

    Linspire, formerly known as Lindows, is a low-cost commercial Linux-based operating system with a user interface similar to the latest Microsoft Windows operating system.  Continue Reading

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