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  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18


    Microdata is a type of specification language that is embedded within HTML content to improve machine readability, annotate elements and analyze web pages.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18

    hybrid database

    A hybrid database is a type of real-time database system that uses both on-disk and in-memory data storage by deciding which is most suitable for a given task.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18

    delivery drone

    A delivery drone is a type of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for distributing packages to consumers through advanced AI technology.  Continue Reading

  • December 31, 2018 31 Dec'18

    A2P messaging (application to person messaging)

    A2P messaging (application to person messaging), also known as enterprise or business SMS, is a type of SMS messaging technique where a text is sent from a software application run by an enterprise to a consumer's device.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    Google E-A-T

    Google EAT (Expertise Authority Trustworthiness) is a ranking system for online content.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    PropTech (property tech)

    PropTech, or property technology, is any form of technology that combines the real estate market with IT in order to help users buy, research, sell or manage property.  Continue Reading

  • December 29, 2018 29 Dec'18

    Peltzman Effect

    The Peltzman Effect is the net-zero effect on overall safety between the presence of safety precautions and people’s tendency to be less cautious in their presence.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response)

    Autonomic sensory meridian response (ASMR) is a tingling sensation that some people experience when exposed to particular types of auditory or visual stimuli such as whispering, tapping and slow movements.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    flow (psychology)

    Flow, in the context of psychology, is a state of intense engagement, focus and contentment in the present moment and current activity.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    brain hacking

    Brain hacking is the application of techniques and/or technologies to affect an individual’s mental state, cognitive processes or level of function.  Continue Reading

  • December 21, 2018 21 Dec'18

    corporate activism

    Corporate activism is a public stance taken by a major company to positively impact social change or legislation.  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2018 19 Dec'18

    chief storyteller

    A chief storyteller is an employee of an organization tasked with wording the company's mission, history and messages about their brand, also known as their story, as they want it to be heard internally and externally.  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2018 19 Dec'18

    rule of five (statistics)

    The rule of five is a rule of thumb in statistics that estimates the median of a population by choosing a random sample of five from that population.  Continue Reading

  • December 18, 2018 18 Dec'18

    Facebook Portal

    Facebook Portal is the social media network company's brand of smart displays.  Continue Reading

  • December 17, 2018 17 Dec'18

    ransomware as a service (RaaS)

    Ransomware as a service (RaaS) is the offering of pay-for-use malware created for extortion over stolen or encrypted data, known as ransomware.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI)

    Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) is the proposed Department of Defense (DoD) cloud infrastructure network.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18

    Click to Tweet

    Click to Tweet is a website that automatically generates links for users to share content through their own Twitter accounts.  Continue Reading

  • December 14, 2018 14 Dec'18


    Life360 is a family communication, location and alert app for smartphones that allows users to share their locations with each other.  Continue Reading

  • December 13, 2018 13 Dec'18

    Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

    An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a retirement savings account set up with a financial institution or brokerage firm that offers tax breaks for those investing income for their retirement.  Continue Reading

  • December 11, 2018 11 Dec'18

    coexistence testing

    Coexistence testing, similar to compatibility testing, is a method of measuring the ability of multiple devices to interact in a single environment with limited bandwidth.  Continue Reading



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    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is legislation in the state of California that supports an individual's right to ...

  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...


  • privilege creep

    Privilege creep is the gradual accumulation of access rights beyond what an individual needs to do his job. In IT, a privilege is...

  • BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708)

    BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708) is a vulnerability in the Remote Desktop (RDP) protocol that affects Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2003 ...

  • endpoint detection and response (EDR)

    Endpoint detection and response (EDR) is a category of tools and technology used for protecting computer hardware devices–called ...



  • 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. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...


  • Hadoop as a service (HaaS)

    Hadoop as a service (HaaS), also known as Hadoop in the cloud, is a big data analytics framework that stores and analyzes data in...

  • blockchain storage

    Blockchain storage is a way of saving data in a decentralized network which utilizes the unused hard disk space of users across ...

  • disk mirroring (RAID 1)

    RAID 1 is one of the most common RAID levels and the most reliable. Data is written to two places simultaneously, so if one disk ...