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Yak Shaving

Definition Yak Shaving refers to a series of tasks that need to be completed before a more important task can be undertaken. The term is often used in tech and

YMODEM

Definition YMODEM is a protocol for transferring files during direct modem-to-modem communication. It’s an extension of the XMODEM protocol, allowing larger file sizes and faster data transmission rates. YMODEM also

Yet Another Hierarchically Officious Oracle

Definition Yet Another Hierarchically Officious Oracle, better known as YAHOO, originally referred to a web services provider and early pioneer of the internet era in the 1990s. The term is

Yagi Antenna

Definition A Yagi Antenna, also known as Yagi-Uda Antenna, is a directional antenna system developed in Japan. It is typically used in communication systems to transmit and receive signals in

Yottabyte

Definition A yottabyte is a measure of digital storage capacity and is one of the largest units of measurement in the digital world. It is equivalent to a septillion bytes,

Yobibyte

Definition A Yobibyte is a unit of digital information storage that stands for 2 to the 80th power or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes. It belongs to the binary system of measuring storage

YouTube

Definition YouTube is a free, online video-sharing platform owned by Google. Users can upload, view, rate, share, and comment on videos, and subscribe to other users’ channels. The content is

Year 2000 Problem

Definition The Year 2000 problem, also known as the Y2K problem, refers to a class of computer bugs related to the formatting and storage of calendar data for dates beginning

Yoyo Mode

Definition Yoyo Mode refers to the unstable condition of a computer system or network that repeatedly fluctuates between being operational and non-operational. It is often caused by system failures, software