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Q&A was a database and word processing software program for IBM PC-compatible computers published by Symantec and partners from 1985 to 1998. [1]

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Act! CRM

Act! (previously known as Sage ACT! 2010-2013) is a customer relationship management (CRM) software application which is used to keep track of client and prospect details in a single database that can be shared by multiple users.

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Backward compatibility

In telecommunications and computing, a product or technology is backward compatible (BC) or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by or meant to an older product or technology such as a legacy system.

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Barry Greenstein

Barry Greenstein (born December 30, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional poker player.

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Comparison of office suites

The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of office suites.

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A computer is a general-purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically.

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A database is an organized collection of data.

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dBase (also stylized dBASE) was one of the first database management systems for microcomputers, and the most successful in its day.

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A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, translation, and other information;Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, 2002 or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known as a lexicon.

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DOS, short for disk operating system, is an acronym for several computer operating systems that were operated by using the command line.

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End-user license agreement

In proprietary software, an end-user license agreement (EULA) or software license agreement is the contract between the licensor and purchaser, establishing the purchaser's right to use the software.

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Flat file database

A flat file database is a database which is stored on its host computer system as an ordinary "flat file".

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Gary Hendrix

Gary G. Hendrix is an American businessman who founded Symantec Corporation, an international corporation which sells computer software, particularly in the fields of information management and antivirus software.

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Gordon Eubanks

Gordon Eubanks (born November 7, 1946) is an American microcomputer industry pioneer who worked with Gary Kildall in the early days of Digital Research.

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Graphics (from Greek γραφικός graphikos, 'something written' e.g. autograph) are visual images or designs on some surface, such as a wall, canvas, screen, paper, or stone to inform, illustrate, or entertain.

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Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Eugene Pournelle (born August 7, 1933) is an American science fiction writer, essayist and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte.

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Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is a venture capital firm located on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park in Silicon Valley.

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Lotus 1-2-3

Lotus 1-2-3 is a spreadsheet program from Lotus Software (now part of IBM).

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.

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National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering.

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Natural language

In neuropsychology, linguistics and the philosophy of language, a natural language or ordinary language is any language that develops naturally in humans through use and repetition (typically, in their first few years of life) without any conscious planning or premeditation of their own.

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pfs:Write was a simple word processor created by Software Publishing Corporation (SPC) in the early days of desktop computing.

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Proprietary software

Proprietary software, non-free software (in the sense of missing freedoms), or closed-source software is software, where the developers or distributors reserve all freedoms and rights.

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Record locking

Record locking is the technique of preventing simultaneous access to data in a database, to prevent inconsistent results.

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Relational database

A relational database is a digital database whose organization is based on the relational model of data, as proposed by E.F. Codd in 1970.

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Scripting language

A scripting language or script language is a programming language that supports scripts, programs written for a special run-time environment that can interpret (rather than compile) and automate the execution of tasks that could alternatively be executed one-by-one by a human operator.

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Search engine technology

A search engine is an information retrieval software program that discovers, crawls, transforms and stores information for retrieval and presentation in response to user queries.

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Small Business Innovation Research

The Small Business Innovation Research (or SBIR) program is a United States Government program, coordinated by the Small Business Administration, intended to help certain small businesses conduct research and development (R&D).

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Computer software or simply software is any set of machine-readable instructions that directs a computer's processor to perform specific operations.

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A spreadsheet is an interactive computer application program for organization, analysis and storage of data in tabular form.

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SRI International

SRI International (SRI) is an American nonprofit research institute headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Symantec Corporation (commonly known as Symantec) is an American technology company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States.

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A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written for orchestra.

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In general usage, a thesaurus is a reference work that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning (containing synonyms and sometimes antonyms), in contrast to a dictionary, which provides definitions for words, and generally lists them in alphabetical order.

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Videocassette recorder

The videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.

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Word processor

A word processor is an electronic device or computer software application, that performs the task of composition, editing, formatting, and sometimes printing of documents.

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WYSIWYG is an acronym for "What You See Is What You Get".

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q%26A_(Symantec)

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