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  • August 31, 2018 31 Aug'18

    machine behavior

    Machine behavior is an emerging field of study that explores the ways that intelligent agents behave, similarly to the way that many scientific disciplines explore the behavior of humans.  Continue Reading

  • August 31, 2018 31 Aug'18

    intelligent agent (AI)

    An intelligent agent is an AI hardware and/or software system with some degree of autonomy and the capacity to make decisions and take actions.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2018 30 Aug'18

    supply and demand

    The laws of supply and demand are the observed relationships between the amount of something that is available for purchase, the level of desire consumers have to buy it and the price.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2018 30 Aug'18

    equilibrium price

    An equilibrium price, also known as a market-clearing price, is the consumer cost assigned to some product or service such that supply and demand are equal, or close to equal.  Continue Reading

  • August 30, 2018 30 Aug'18

    profit margin

    A profit margin is the difference between what it costs a business to get a product or service to market and the price it charges for it.  Continue Reading

  • August 29, 2018 29 Aug'18

    data co-op

    A data co-op is a group organized for sharing pooled data from online consumers between two or more companies. .  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    binning and grouping

    Binning and grouping is form of data visualization in which individual data values are sorted into classes or categories and depicted graphically to help explain the significance of the data. Binning and grouping is useful when there are so many ...  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    return on equity (ROE)

    Return on equity (ROE) is a measure of a company’s financial performance that shows the relationship between a company’s profit and the investor’s return.  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    multichannel contact center

    A multichannel contact center is a call center that allows agents to interact with customers over several communication channels, but each channel operates in isolation. Multichannel, which includes voice, email, web page forms, fax, chat and text ...  Continue Reading

  • August 28, 2018 28 Aug'18

    mobile ticketing

    Mobile ticketing is the purchase of admission to events through a mobile device, including the delivery of digital tickets to a smartphone for use in place of traditional paper tickets.  Continue Reading

  • August 27, 2018 27 Aug'18

    HPCaaS (High-Performance Computing as a Service)

    High performance computing as a service (HPCaaS) is the provision of high-level processing capacity to customers through the cloud.  Continue Reading

  • August 24, 2018 24 Aug'18


    Tableau is a software company that offers collaborative data visualization services for organizations working with business information analytics.  Continue Reading

  • August 23, 2018 23 Aug'18

    RF wireless charging (RF energy harvesting)

    RF wireless charging is a type of uncoupled wireless charging in which an antenna embedded in an electronic device can pick up low level radio frequency waves from external sources and convert the waves’ energy to direct current (DC) voltage.  Continue Reading

  • August 23, 2018 23 Aug'18

    exploratory testing

    Exploratory testing is an approach to software assessment that integrates learning about the program with designing the test and conducting the testing processes.  Continue Reading

  • August 23, 2018 23 Aug'18

    Family Link

    Family Link is the parental control app for Android devices.  Continue Reading

  • August 22, 2018 22 Aug'18


    LiteOS is a lightweight, open source IoT device and smartphone OS from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei.  Continue Reading

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    EV SSL certificate (Extended Validation SSL certificate)

    An EV SSL certificate (Extended Validation SSL certificate) is a digital identity authentication solution used by HTTPS websites to provide the highest level of security by verifying the identity of a website owner or operator.  Continue Reading

  • August 21, 2018 21 Aug'18

    Apple CarPlay

    Apple CarPlay is an automotive software interface that integrates an end user's iPhone’s operating system (OS) with a car's infotainment display.  Continue Reading

  • August 20, 2018 20 Aug'18


    Ghosting, in a social context, is to cease communications without notification in some situation where it would be reasonable to expect further interaction.  Continue Reading

  • August 20, 2018 20 Aug'18

    paper battery

    A paper battery is a flexible, ultra-thin energy production and storage device formed by combining carbon nanotubes with a conventional sheet of cellulose-based paper.  Continue Reading



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  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...




  • computational storage

    Computational storage is defined as an architecture that couples compute with storage in order to reduce data movement. In doing ...

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant ...

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service or online storage is a service model that provides data storage on a ...