It happens to the best of us. We run into a string of all-caps that must mean something, but isn't explained in context. If you're lucky, a quick search can come up with possibilities, but Chrome and Firefox users have access to Abbrex, a nifty extension that provides pop-up definitions quickly and easily.
Fokus, an alliance of networks, manufacturers and standards bodies have been united by a plan to standardise apps, €10m in Eurofunding, and a love of cool acronyms.
Data Loss Prevention, or DLP, was appropriate circa 2005, but not in 2008. So if DLP doesn't fit anymore, what does?
What do 3G, GSM, and CDMA mean? CNET cell phone expert Kent German has the answers.
I've come across a lot of abbreviations and acronyms in this industry, but the NVMHCIWG takes the cake.
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Vaio is now a separate company to Sony, but its first two laptops are familiar for more than their name.
For a limited time, Discovery's Manhattan museum is hosting a Marvel-themed exhibit. CNET got an opening night preview of the Times Square showcase, which was nirvana for comics nerds.
An EU-funded consortium is working to create sensors that would integrate with seat belts and seat covers to alert drivers when they get sleepy.
North Korea's newly named space agency sports the unfortunate acronym "NADA" and features a familiar-looking logo.