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acronym

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Bond, Bentleys and more: Take a tour of the new Petersen Automotive Museum

The new Petersen Automotive Museum has race cars, hot rods, Bond cars and more. Here's a full tour.

By February 8, 2016

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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 April 2, 2014

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How to get quick definitions for acronyms and abbreviations

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.

By January 9, 2012

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New Firefox earns full WebRTC

WebRTC may sound like yet another Internet acronym, but what it brings to browsers could be the death knell for plugins -- and it just landed in the latest version of Firefox.

By June 25, 2013

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Breaking: White House Tumblr says it's GIF, with a 'hard G'

The new Tumblr account for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. takes a bold stand on the pronunciation of the famed acronym. Are you with the Obama administration on this one?

By April 26, 2013

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Car Tech 101: What exactly is a connected car?

Connected car is a term that gets bandied about a lot these days, Brian Cooley explains the flavors of it with an acronym we know you'll remember.

By March 11, 2013

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Euroboffins get €10m to think up cool acronyms, also hopefully make apps work everywhere

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.

By September 23, 2010

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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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Ep. 973: Where no hoots given here

It's our first day back from CES so we'll give you quick recap of last week's shows, but you should really go back and hear them yourself! We'll also give you a backstage pass today for some of the events that happened when the microphones turned off, and tell you why the CES acronym should be changed to the Chinese Exports Show.

By January 17, 2012

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The 404 973: Where no hoots given here (podcast)

It's our first day back from CES, so we'll give you quick recap of last week's shows, but you should really go back and hear them for yourself! We'll also give you a backstage pass today for some of the events that happened when the microphones were turned off, and tell you why the CES acronym should be changed to stand for "Chinese Exports Show."

By January 17, 2012