the Marketplace Fairness Act
The Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) of 2013 is a bill that requires online retailers to collect sales taxes from out-of-state customers, even if the retailers don’t have a physical presence in the customer’s state. Under the act, a state other than an online retailer’s home state could summon an online seller for an audit if issues arise—a potentially costly process for small businesses.
- VM-aware storage
VM-aware storage, or virtualization-aware storage, is the intelligent management and monitoring of storage infrastructure in virtualized environments where virtual machines (VMs) are utilized. The key factor in a VM-aware storage environment is that the storage components are managed together with the VMs rather than as separately managed volumes or LUNs (logical unit numbers).
- Virtualization-Aware Storage
Also known as VM-aware storage, virtualization-aware storage is storage technology that facilitates management and monitoring of storage performance and integration in virtualized environments where virtual machines (VMs) are utilized. Virtualization-aware storage enables the storage infrastructure to be managed together with the VMs rather than as separately managed volumes or LUNs (logical unit numbers). A key […]
- Graph Search Optimization (GSO)
A subset of the more general search engine optimization (SEO) that focuses on ways to optimize the content of a company or individual in an effort to improve their search results on Facebook’s Graph Search. While Graph Search is still in private beta and Facebook has not yet detailed the algorithms and formulas used for […]
- the iPad Mini with Retina Display
When Apple’s iPad Mini debuted in late 2012, one of its few shortcomings according to critics was the lack of a crystal-clear Retina display like the displays used in newer versions of the iPhone and iPad. The iPad Mini 2 new iPad Mini with Retina Display (aka the “iPad Mini 2″) was announced by Apple […]
- Facebook Phone
A long-rumored smartphone project from Facebook that officially debuted in April 2013 not as a standalone mobile device but instead as a collection of Facebook apps for use on Android-powered smartphones. While still referred to by some pundits as Facebook Phone, Facebook’s official moniker for the service is Facebook Home. Facebook Phone brings the social […]