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DID

Short for direct inward dialing (also known as direct dialing inward), a service of an LEC or local phone company that allows an organization to have numerous individual phone numbers for each person or workstation in its PBX system that run off of a small block of dedicated telephone numbers. DID allows the multiple lines to be connected to the PBX all at once without requiring each to have a physical line connecting to the PBX.

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release candidate

Abbreviates as RC, a release candidate is a version of a program or software that is functional but not quite ready to be released to the consumer market. Often, glitches and issues with the software are known to the developer, and those issues need to be fixed before the developer releases the product to a sample of consumers for the next phase of development, beta testing.

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cylinder zero

Cylinder zero refers to the outermost cylinder in a hard disk that can be used for data storage.

See also cylinder.
Also see What's Inside a Hard Drive? in the Did You Know . .

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payload trigger

The action or condition that causes a virus to activate. Some viruses may activate on pre-determined user actions, a certain program activation or even on a set date and time.

Also see The Difference Between a Virus, Worm and Trojan Horse in the Did You Know? section of Webopedia.

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slimeware

A slang term used to describe software that interferes with the user experience by changing key settings in order to gain profit. A type of adware.

Also see The Difference Between Adware & Spyware in the Did You Know...? section of Webopedia.

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payload

The term used to describe the malicious activity that is the result of an activated computer virus. While not all viruses have a payload, some payloads will perform destructive actions.

Also see The Difference Between a Virus, Worm and Trojan Horse in the Did You Know? section of Webopedia.

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DOA

DOA is an abbreviation used to mean dead on arrival, meaning item did not work when received by the buyer.

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Big Data Analytics Expert Predictions

In this Webopedia Did You Know...? article we look at three big data expert predictions for 2014.

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