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<jargon, marketing> Marketroid jargon for "software",
"hardware", "protocol" or something else too technical to
The most flagrant abuse of this word has to be "Windows NT"
(New Technology) - Microsoft's attempt to make the
incorporation of some ancient concepts into their OS sound
like real progress. The irony, and even the meaning, of this
seems to be utterly lost on Microsoft whose Windows 2000
start-up screen proclaims "Based on NT Technology", (meaning
yet another version of NT, including some Windows 95
features at last).
See also: solution.
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