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acronym

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It's the acronym from hell contest

I've come across a lot of abbreviations and acronyms in this industry, but the NVMHCIWG takes the cake.

By Dec. 3, 2007

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Data Loss Prevention needs a new name--and acronym

Data Loss Prevention, or DLP, was appropriate circa 2005, but not in 2008. So if DLP doesn't fit anymore, what does?

By Jun. 19, 2008

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North Korea names space agency 'NADA,' mimics NASA logo

North Korea's newly named space agency sports the unfortunate acronym "NADA" and features a familiar-looking logo.

By Apr. 2, 2014

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UFOs inspire design of Austrian mountain retreat

A village in the Tyrolean Alps now houses Ufogel, a vacation getaway that looks like a cross between an unidentified flying object and a space-age barn.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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Kenneth Cole outsleazes himself on Twitter with Syria 'joke'

The same man who made jokes about the Egyptian uprising being about his shoes, now offers a Syrian tweet that is as cynical as it is tasteless.

By Sep. 5, 2013

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So 11 percent of Americans think HTML is an STD? Really?

Seems that some people may not be au fait with techspeak -- 77 percent, for example, may not know what SEO is. Isn't that a good thing?

By Mar. 4, 2014

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RIM wins court ruling over BBM trademark

Handset maker free to use acronym because it does not compete in the same industry with BBM Canada, which has long owned the trademark.

By May. 31, 2012

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HTC hints at 'change' in Robert Downey Jr-fronted ads

The ads tease an upcoming rebrand of the struggling phone-firm, possibly changing its name to 'Hold This Cat'.

By Aug. 12, 2013

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HTC marketing chief 'pretty confident' about 2014

Marketing exec Benjamin Ho gives CNET his take on HTC's campaign with "Iron Man" star Robert Downey Jr. and discusses how HTC can apply pressure on Apple and Samsung.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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GIF creator: It's a soft 'g', Mr. President

Steve Wilhite, the man who created the GIF, is miffed that anyone -- be it the Oxford English Dictionary or the White House -- should imagine it's not pronounced like "jiffy."

By May. 21, 2013