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  • M - M is a programming language intended primarily for databaseapplications in the biomedical field.
  • m - Mass (symbolized m) is a dimensionless quantity representing the amount of matter in a particle or object.
  • m commerce - M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices such as cellular telephone and personal digital assistants (PDAs).
  • m payment - Mobile payment is a point-of-sale transaction made through a mobile device.
  • M theory - M-theory (the "M" stands for the mother of all theories, magic, mystery, or matrix, depending on the source) is an adaptation of superstring theory developed by Ed Witten of Princeton and Paul Townsend of Cambridge.
  • m-commerce - M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices such as cellular telephone and personal digital assistants (PDAs).
  • m-commerce (mobile commerce) - M-commerce (mobile commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services through wireless handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  • m-Life - mLife is a multi-million dollar advertising campaign sponsored by AT&T to promote their wireless products and services.
  • m-payment - Mobile payment is a point-of-sale transaction made through a mobile device.
  • M-theory - M-theory (the "M" stands for the mother of all theories, magic, mystery, or matrix, depending on the source) is an adaptation of superstring theory developed by Ed Witten of Princeton and Paul Townsend of Cambridge.
  • M.2 SSD - An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage expansion cards of a small form factor.
  • m/s - The meter per second (symbolized m/s or m/sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of linear speed.
  • m/sec - The meter per second (symbolized m/s or m/sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of linear speed.
  • M2M - M2M is an abbreviation for machine-to-machine, or technology that supports wired or wireless communication between machines.
  • M2M - Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.
  • M2M economy (machine-to-machine economy) - A machine-to-machine (M2M) economy is one in which machines are autonomous market participants that have their own bank accounts.
  • M3U - M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 URL) is a metafile format used to save multimedia playlists.
  • M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 URL) - M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 URL) is a metafile format used to save multimedia playlists.
  • MAC - A message authentication code (MAC) is a cryptographic checksum on data that uses a session key to detect both accidental and intentional modifications of the data.
  • MAC address - In a local area network (LAN) or other network, the MAC (Media Access Control) address is your computer's unique hardware number.
  • MAC address (Media Access Control address) - In a local area network (LAN) or other network, the MAC (Media Access Control) address is your computer's unique hardware number.
  • MAC layer - In the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model of communication, the Media Access Control layer is one of two sublayers of the Data Link Control layer and is concerned with sharing the physical connection to the network among several computers.
  • Mac mini - The Mac mini from Apple is a low-cost and very compact personal computer that runs the Mac OS X operating system and is sold without a display, keyboard, or mouse.
  • Mac OS - Mac OS is the computer operating system for Apple Computer's Macintosh line of personal computers and workstations.
  • Mac OS X Lion - Mac OS X Lion is the eighth upgrade of Mac OS X, the current operating system for Apple computers.
  • MacBook Air - MacBook Air is a thin, lightweight laptop from Apple.
  • machine authentication - Machine authentication is the authorization of an automated human-to-machine or machine-to-machine (M2M) communication through verification of a digital certificate or digital credentials.
  • 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.
  • machine code - Machine code, also known as machine language, is the elemental language of computers.
  • machine code (machine language) - Machine code, also known as machine language, is the elemental language of computers.
  • machine data - Machine data is digital information created by the activity of computers, mobile phones, embedded systems and other networked devices.
  • machine language - Machine code, also known as machine language, is the elemental language of computers.
  • machine learning (ML) - Machine learning (ML) is a category of algorithm that allows software applications to become more accurate in predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed.
  • machine learning bias (algorithm bias or AI bias) - Machine learning bias, also known as algorithm bias or AI bias, is a phenomenon that occurs when an algorithm produces results that are systematically prejudiced due to erroneous assumptions in the machine learning process.
  • machine to machine - M2M is an abbreviation for machine-to-machine, or technology that supports wired or wireless communication between machines.
  • machine to machine - Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.
  • machine vision (computer vision) - Machine vision, which is the ability of a computer to see, employs one or more video cameras, analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) and digital signal processing (DSP).
  • machine-generated data (MGD) - Machine-generated data (MGD) is information that is produced by mechanical or digital devices.
  • machine-human collaboration - Machine-human collaboration is a model in which humans co-work with artificial intelligence (AI) systems and other machines rather than using them as tools.
  • machine-to-machine - M2M is an abbreviation for machine-to-machine, or technology that supports wired or wireless communication between machines.
  • machine-to-machine - Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.
  • machine-to-machine (M2M) - Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.
  • Macintosh - The Macintosh (often called "the Mac") was the first widely-sold personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) and a mouse.
  • MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) - MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) is U.
  • macro - In Microsoft Word and other programs, a macro is a saved sequence of commands or keyboard strokes that can be stored and then recalled with a single command or keyboard stroke.
  • macro instruction - In Microsoft Word and other programs, a macro is a saved sequence of commands or keyboard strokes that can be stored and then recalled with a single command or keyboard stroke.
  • macro virus - A macro virus is a computer virus written in the same macro language used for software programs, including Microsoft Excel or word processors such as Microsoft Word.
  • macromarketing - Macromarketing is the influence that marketing policies and strategies have on the economy and society as a whole.
  • macrotrend - A macro trend is a persistent shift in the direction of some phenomenon on a global level.
  • MAD - Mobile Active Defense’s main product is the Mobile Enterprise Compliance and Security Server (MECS).
  • madware - Madware is a type of aggressive advertising that affects smartphones and tablets.
  • MAE - A MAE (pronounced MAY), originally an abbreviation for Metropolitan Area Exchange and now a service mark of MCI WorldCom, is a major center in the United States for interconnecting traffic between Internet service providers (ISPs).
  • Maemo (Nokia Maemo) - Maemo is a Linux-based operating system and mobile platform from the Finnish communications and information technology corporation, Nokia.
  • magical thinking - Magical thinking is an illogical cognitive pattern in which people become invested in ideas and projects despite a lack of evidence that they are viable, and sometimes despite solid and easily available evidence that they are not.
  • magnetic field - A magnetic field is generated when electric charge carriers such as electrons move through space or within an electrical conductor.
  • magnetic field strength - Magnetic field strength is one of two ways that the intensity of a magnetic field can be expressed.
  • magnetic ink character recognition - MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) is a technology used to verify the legitimacy or originality of paper documents, especially checks.
  • magnetic permeability - Permeability, also called magnetic permeability, is a constant of proportionality that exists between magnetic induction and magnetic field intensity.
  • magnetic potential - Magnetomotive force, also known as magnetic potential, is the property of certain substances or phenomena that gives rise to magnetic field s.
  • magnetic resonance imaging - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a method of obtaining images of the interiors of objects, especially living things such as humans and animals.
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a method of obtaining images of the interiors of objects, especially living things such as humans and animals.
  • magnetic storage - Magnetic storage has been around in many forms since 1888 by Oberlan Smith, who publicized his audio recording on a wire in Electrical World.
  • magnetic strip reader - A magnetic stripe reader, also called a magstripe reader, is a hardware device that reads the information encoded in the magnetic stripe located on the back of a plastic badge.
  • magnetic stripe reader - A magnetic stripe reader, also called a magstripe reader, is a hardware device that reads the information encoded in the magnetic stripe located on the back of a plastic badge.
  • magnetic stripe reader (magstripe reader) - A magnetic stripe reader, also called a magstripe reader, is a hardware device that reads the information encoded in the magnetic stripe located on the back of a plastic badge.
  • magnetic tape - Magnetic tape is one of the oldest technologies for electronic data storage.
  • magnetic tape storage - Magnetic tape is one of the oldest technologies for electronic data storage.
  • magneto optical drive - The magneto-optical (MO) drive is a popular way to back up files on a personal computer.
  • magneto-optical - The magneto-optical (MO) drive is a popular way to back up files on a personal computer.
  • magneto-optical drive - The magneto-optical (MO) drive is a popular way to back up files on a personal computer.
  • magneto-optical drive (MO) - The magneto-optical (MO) drive is a popular way to back up files on a personal computer.
  • magnetomotive force - Magnetomotive force, also known as magnetic potential, is the property of certain substances or phenomena that gives rise to magnetic field s.
  • magnetomotive force (magnetic potential) - Magnetomotive force, also known as magnetic potential, is the property of certain substances or phenomena that gives rise to magnetic field s.
  • magnetoresistive head technology - Magnetoresistive (MR) head technology is used in disk drives to allow higher storage densities than the older inductive-head technology.
  • magnetoresistive RAM - MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory) is a way to store data bits using magnetic states instead of the electrical charges used by dynamic random access memory (DRAM).
  • magnetoresistive random access memory - MRAM (magnetoresistive random access memory) is a way to store data bits using magnetic states instead of the electrical charges used by dynamic random access memory (DRAM).
  • magstripe reader - A magnetic stripe reader, also called a magstripe reader, is a hardware device that reads the information encoded in the magnetic stripe located on the back of a plastic badge.
  • mAh - A milliampere hour (mAh) is 1000th of an ampere hour (Ah).
  • Mahindra Satyam - Mahindra Satyam, formerly Satyam Computer Services, is a software services company owned by Tech Mahindra, part of India’s Mahindra Group.
  • Mahindra Special Services Group - Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) is a corporate security consultancy firm.
  • Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) - Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG) is a corporate security consultancy firm.
  • MAID - MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those disk drives in active use are spinning at any given time.
  • MAID (massive array of idle disks) - MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those disk drives in active use are spinning at any given time.
  • mail bomb - A mail bomb is the sending of a massive amount of e-mail to a specific person or system.
  • mail router - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail server - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail server (mail transfer/transport agent, MTA, mail router, Internet mailer) - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail server program - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail transfer agent - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail transport agent - A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery.
  • mail user agent - A mail user agent (MUA) is a program that allows you to receive and send e-mail messages; it's usually just called an e-mail program.
  • mail user agent (MUA) - A mail user agent (MUA) is a program that allows you to receive and send e-mail messages; it's usually just called an e-mail program.
  • mailing list - A mailing list is a list of people who subscribe to a periodic mailing distribution on a particular topic.
  • mailing list server - A list server (mailing list server) is a program that handles subscription requests for a mailing list and distributes new messages, newsletters, or other postings from the list's members to the entire list of subscribers as they occur or are scheduled.
  • mailing list server - Listserv, like Majordomo, is a small program that automatically redistributes e-mail to names on a mailing list.
  • main memory - Definition: In the enterprise, primary storage holds data that is in active use.
  • main storage - Definition: In the enterprise, primary storage holds data that is in active use.
  • mainframe - A mainframe (also known as 'big iron') is a high-performance computer used for large-scale computing purposes that require greater availability and security than a smaller-scale machine can offer.
  • mainframe (big iron) - A mainframe (also known as 'big iron') is a high-performance computer used for large-scale computing purposes that require greater availability and security than a smaller-scale machine can offer.
  • maintain and operate the organization systems and equipment - IT MOOSEmanagement is a term invented by Forrester Research for talking about the non-discretionary expenses that are required to keep an IT department running.

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