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  • pervasive gaming - Pervasive gaming is a type of gaming where playing is not contained within one particular platform or device.
  • pervasive Wi-Fi - Pervasive Wi-Fi is the intercommunication of wireless networks in order to form a communications network that permeates the networked world.
  • petabyte - A petabyte is a measure of memory or data storage capacity that is equal to 2 to the 50th power of bytes.
  • petaflop - A petaflop is a measure of a computer's processing speed and can be expressed as a quadrillion (thousand trillion) floating point operations per second (FLOPS).
  • Peter principle - The Peter principle is an observance about a commonly-seen pattern in which an employee is promoted based on performance in their current position rather than their fit for the role they are being promoted to.
  • pF/m - The picofarad per meter (symbolized pF/m) is a unit of electric permittivity, a constant of proportionality that exists between electric displacement and electric field intensity.
  • PFC - PFC (power factor correction; also known as power factor controller) is a feature included in some computer and other power supply boxes that reduces the amount of reactive power generated by a computer.
  • PFC (power factor correction or power factor controller) - PFC (power factor correction; also known as power factor controller) is a feature included in some computer and other power supply boxes that reduces the amount of reactive power generated by a computer.
  • PGP - Pretty Good Privacy or PGP is a popular program used to encrypt and decrypt email over the Internet, as well as authenticate messages with digital signatures and encrypted stored files.
  • phablet - A phablet is a computing device with a screen size between five and seven inches long.
  • phantom page - A phantom page is a Web page that is optimized for search engines rather than for humans.
  • pharma hack - The pharma hack is an exploit that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in WordPress or Joomla documents, causing search engines, notably the one hosted by Google, to return ads for pharmaceutical products along with legitimate listings.
  • pharmaceutical detailing - Detailing is a marketing technique used by pharmaceutical companies wherein a pharmaceutical representative visits and attempts to persuade a doctor to prescribe a certain company’s product more often.
  • pharmacovigilance - pharmacovigilance.
  • pharming - Pharming is a scamming practice in which malicious code is installed on a personal computer or server, misdirecting users to fraudulent websites without their knowledge or consent.
  • phase - In electronic signaling, phase is a definition of the position of a point in time (instant) on a waveform cycle.
  • Phase Alternation Line - Phase Alternation Line (PAL) is the analog television display standard that is used in Europe and certain other parts of the world.
  • phase change cooling - Phase-change cooling, also called vapor cooling, is a microprocessor-cooling technology that works according to the same principles as a conventional refrigerator, freezer or air conditioner.
  • PHase change Liquid EXchange - ECOphlex (PHase-change Liquid EXchange) is an efficient and environmentally-friendly computer component cooling technology.
  • phase change memory - Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated.
  • phase locked loop - A phase-locked loop (PLL) is an electronic circuit with a current-driven oscillator that constantly adjusts to match the frequency of an input signal, often used in wireless systems.
  • phase modulation - Phase modulation (PM) is a method of impressing data onto an alternating-current (AC) waveform by varying the instantaneous phase of the wave.
  • phase shift keying - Phase-shift keying (PSK) is a method of digital communication in which the phase of a transmitted signal is varied to convey information.
  • phase state low electron drive memory - PLEDM (phase-state low electron drive memory) is a new memory microchip technology that offers vastly greater capacity than memory devices commonly used in the past.
  • phase-change cooling - Phase-change cooling, also called vapor cooling, is a microprocessor-cooling technology that works according to the same principles as a conventional refrigerator, freezer or air conditioner.
  • PHase-change Liquid EXchange - ECOphlex (PHase-change Liquid EXchange) is an efficient and environmentally-friendly computer component cooling technology.
  • phase-change memory - Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated.
  • phase-change memory (PCM) - Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated.
  • phase-change RAM - Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated.
  • phase-lock loop - A phase-locked loop (PLL) is an electronic circuit with a current-driven oscillator that constantly adjusts to match the frequency of an input signal, often used in wireless systems.
  • phase-locked loop - A phase-locked loop (PLL) is an electronic circuit with a current-driven oscillator that constantly adjusts to match the frequency of an input signal, often used in wireless systems.
  • phase-locked loop (PLL) - A phase-locked loop (PLL) is an electronic circuit with a voltage or voltage-driven oscillator that constantly adjusts to match the frequency of an input signal.
  • phase-shift keying - Phase-shift keying (PSK) is a method of digital communication in which the phase of a transmitted signal is varied to convey information.
  • phase-state low electron drive memory - PLEDM (phase-state low electron drive memory) is a new memory microchip technology that offers vastly greater capacity than memory devices commonly used in the past.
  • phased antenna system - .
  • phased rollout - Phased rollout is a hardware or software migration method that involves incremental implementation of a new system.
  • PHDSC - The Public Health Data Standards Consortium (referred to as PHDSC or the Consortium) is an independent agency that focuses on improvements in health information technology for both the health care industry and the public health market.
  • phenomenon - A phenomenon, in a scientific context, is something that is observed to occur or to exist.
  • PHI - Protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, is the demographic information, medical histories, test and laboratory results, mental health conditions, insurance information and other data that a healthcare professional collects to identify an individual and determine appropriate care.
  • PHI breach (protected health information breach) - A PHI breach is unauthorized access, use or disclosure of individually identifiable health information that is held or transmitted by a healthcare organization or its business associates.
  • phish - Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication channels.
  • phisher - Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication channels.
  • phishing - Phishing is a form of fraud in which an attacker masquerades as a reputable entity or person in email or other communication channels.
  • phishing kit - A phishing kit is a collection of tools assembled to make it easier for people with little technical skill to launch a phishing exploit.
  • Phishing season (quiz) - Ah, the festive season! Carolers come a-caroling; callers come a-calling and.
  • phishing via SMS - SMiShing is a mobile phone security attack in which the user is tricked into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto his phone.
  • phlashing - Phlashing is a permanent denial of service (PDoS) attack that exploits a vulnerability in network-based firmware updates.
  • PHOLED - PHOLED (phosphorescent organic light-emitting device) is a proprietary display technology developed by the Universal Display Corporation (UDC) that uses soluble phosphorescent small molecule materials to create organic light-emitting devices (OLED s).
  • PHOLED (phosphorescent organic light-emitting device) - PHOLED (phosphorescent organic light-emitting device) is a proprietary display technology developed by the Universal Display Corporation (UDC) that uses soluble phosphorescent small molecule materials to create organic light-emitting devices (OLED s).
  • phosphorescent organic light emitting device - PHOLED (phosphorescent organic light-emitting device) is a proprietary display technology developed by the Universal Display Corporation (UDC) that uses soluble phosphorescent small molecule materials to create organic light-emitting devices (OLED s).
  • phosphorescent organic light-emitting device - PHOLED (phosphorescent organic light-emitting device) is a proprietary display technology developed by the Universal Display Corporation (UDC) that uses soluble phosphorescent small molecule materials to create organic light-emitting devices (OLED s).
  • photo messaging - Picture messaging (sometimes called photo messaging) is the practice of taking a picture with a built-in camera on a mobile phone or other handheld device and sending it to another mobile device or an e-mail recipient.
  • photoconductivity - Photoconductivity is the tendency of a substance to conduct electricity to an extent that depends on the intensity of light-radiant energy (usually infrared transmission or visible light) striking the surface of a sample.
  • photocopier - A photocopier is an electronic machine that makes copies of images and documents.
  • photogrammetry - Photogrammetry is the gathering of measurements in the physical world by way of computer analysis of photographs and is a recognized scientific tool and field of study.
  • photolithography - Photolithography is the standard method of printed circuit board (PCB) and microprocessor fabrication.
  • photometric stereo - Photometric stereo is a computer vision method of analyzing and detailing the contour and reflectivity of a surface in 3D (three-dimensional) space.
  • photon - In some ways, visible light behaves like a wave phenomenon, but in other respects it acts like a stream of high-speed, submicroscopic particles.
  • photonic computer - An optical computer (also called a photonic computer) is a device that uses the photons in visible light or infrared (IR) beams,rather than electric current, to perform digital computations.
  • photonic ink - Photonic ink (P-Ink) is a substance that can change color electronically.
  • photonic ink (P-Ink) - Photonic ink (P-Ink) is a substance that can change color electronically.
  • photonic network - An optical (photonic) network transmits information as optical rather than electronic signals: It uses light, not electrical currents, to convey data.
  • photonic switching - Lambda switching (sometimes called photonic switching, or wavelength switching) is the technology used in optical networking to switch individual wavelengths of light onto separate paths for specific routing of information.
  • photonics - Photonics is an area of study that involves the use of radiant energy (such as light), whose fundamental element is the photon.
  • photosensor - A photosensor is an electronic component that detects the presence of visible light, infrared transmission (IR), and/or ultraviolet (UV) energy.
  • Photoshop - Photoshop is Adobe's photo editing, image creation and graphic design software.
  • photovoltaic cell - A photovoltaic cell (PV cell) is a specialized semiconductor diode that converts visible light into direct current (DC).
  • photovoltaic cell (PV Cell) - A photovoltaic cell (PV cell) is a specialized semiconductor diode that converts visible light into direct current (DC).
  • photovoltaic glass (PV glass) - Photovoltaic glass (PV glass) is a technology that enables the conversion of light into electricity.
  • photovoltaics - A photovoltaic cell (PV cell) is a specialized semiconductor diode that converts visible light into direct current (DC).
  • PHP - A PHTML (or it's sometimes called a PHP) page is a Web page that includes a script written in PHP, a language comparable to JavaScript or Microsoft's VBScript.
  • PHP - In Web programming, Personal Home Page (PHP) is a script language and interpreter, similar to JavaScript and Microsoft's VBScript, that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.
  • PHP - PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.
  • PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) - PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.
  • PHP3 - PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.
  • PHP4 - PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers.
  • PHR - A personal health record (PHR) is a collection of health-related information that is documented and maintained by the individual it pertains to.
  • phreak - A phreak is someone who breaks into the telephone network illegally, typically to make free long-distance phone calls or to tap phone lines.
  • phreaking - A phreak is someone who breaks into the telephone network illegally, typically to make free long-distance phone calls or to tap phone lines.
  • PHS - Developed by the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, the Personal Handyphone is a lightweight portable wireless telephone that functions as a cordless phone in the home and as a mobile phone elsewhere.
  • PHTML - A PHTML (or it's sometimes called a PHP) page is a Web page that includes a script written in PHP, a language comparable to JavaScript or Microsoft's VBScript.
  • phtml suffix - A PHTML (or it's sometimes called a PHP) page is a Web page that includes a script written in PHP, a language comparable to JavaScript or Microsoft's VBScript.
  • phubbing - Phubbing, a contraction of the words “phone snubbing,” is the act of ignoring a companion in favor of using a smartphone.
  • phygital - Companies are seeking to combine physical and digital (phygital) communication channels and provide customers with a seamless experience.
  • physical address - A physical address is a binary number in the form of logical high and low states on an address bus that corresponds to a particular cell of primary storage (also called main memory), or to a particular register in a memory-mapped I/O (input/output) device.
  • physical attack surface - The physical attack surface is the totality of the security vulnerabilities in a given system that are available to an attacker in the same location as the target.
  • physical block device - In a Citrix XenServer, a physical block device (PBD) is a connector object that represents the interface between a physical host and an attached storage repository.
  • physical block device (PBD) - In a Citrix XenServer, a physical block device (PBD) is a connector object that represents the interface between a physical host and an attached storage repository.
  • physical computer - A physical computer is a hardware-based device, such as a personal computer.
  • physical layer - Located at the lowest layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communications model, the physical layer's function is to transport data using electrical, mechanical or procedural interfaces.
  • physical security - Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, software, networks and data from physical actions and events that could cause serious loss or damage to an enterprise, agency or institution.
  • physical to virtual - Physical to virtual (P2V) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a computer's main hard disk to a virtual machine.
  • physical to virtual (P2V) - Physical to virtual (P2V) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a computer's main hard disk to a virtual machine.
  • physical unit - In IBM's Systems Network Architecture (SNA), a physical unit (PU) identifies a network node that supports communication sessions between logical units (LU).
  • physical unit (PU) - In IBM's Systems Network Architecture (SNA), a physical unit (PU) identifies a network node that supports communication sessions between logical units (LU).
  • physics tool - Fizt (pronounced FIZZ-tee, and short for physics tool) is an animation program that can speed up the production of special effects -- in some cases by a factor of more than 150 to 1 -- and can also make the effects appear more life-like than has been possible with less sophisticated programs.
  • physiognomy - Physiognomy is a pseudoscience based on associating personal characteristics and traits with physical differences, and especially with elements of people's faces.
  • pi - Pi is a numerical constant that represents the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter on a flat plane surface.
  • PI - The Predictive Index (PI) is often used for employee profiling.
  • PIC - A port interface card (PIC) is a computer circuit board that provides multiple, diverse interfaces for connections to external networks.
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    VRAM (video RAM) refers to any type of random access memory (RAM) specifically used to store image data for a computer display.

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