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AIM

(1) (AOL Instant Messenger) America Online's instant messaging service, which supports text chat, photo sharing, online gaming and PC to PC voice. An AIM list of Instant Messenger contacts is called a "Buddy List." See instant messaging.

(2) (Application Integration Middleware) An umbrella term for middleware software that ties applications together. See application integration, middleware and PPMW.

(3) (Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, Warrendale, PA, www.aimglobal.org) The trade association for the automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) industry. Established in 1982 as a product division of the Material Handling Institute (MHI), AIM is involved in setting standards for barcodes, magnetic stripes and RFID technology. See also AIIM.

(4) (Apple IBM Motorola) The alliance of Apple, IBM and Motorola that developed the PowerPC chip. See PowerPC and Apple-IBM alliance.
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Besides the daily pricing and performance data, information for AIM Select Real Estate Income Fund is updated on or about the 15th day of each month.
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AIM International Bond Fund to AIM International Total Return Fund
a leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced a call for entries for the Web AIM Mashup Competition.
AOL announced today that Wall Street Source, a provider of news and financial information to the Wall Street community, is now offering its customers a customized version of the AIM Pro service that combines the business communication features of the instant messaging service with the valuable financial news and information generated by Wall Street Source.
0 offers a number of new features that enhance user interactions with friends, family and the AIM community at-large.
Furthering its commitment to providing open access to its popular services, AOL today announced the beta release of new Web-based AIM APIs (application programming interfaces) and embeddable widgets, called AIM Whimsicals, to enable developers to seamlessly integrate Web-based instant messaging functionality for the popular AIM service directly into their Web sites and online communities.