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FUD

(jargon)
/fuhd/ An acronym invented by Gene Amdahl after he left IBM to found his own company: "FUD is the fear, uncertainty, and doubt that IBM sales people instill in the minds of potential customers who might be considering [Amdahl] products." The idea, of course, was to persuade them to go with safe IBM gear rather than with competitors' equipment. This implicit coercion was traditionally accomplished by promising that Good Things would happen to people who stuck with IBM, but Dark Shadows loomed over the future of competitors' equipment or software.
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Superheroes Gigabit Ethernet and ATM combine powers to battle the evil forces of FUD.
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Ro'n i'n grug yn gadael, ond roedd y Gwyddelod druan yn fud.
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Rhaid i mi ddweud i mi wirioni'n len ar yr ysgrif ac eistedd yn Ol yn fud a dagreuol gan wybod fy mod, nid yn unig wedi dod i adnabod yr hen Sian er na welais erioed mohoni, ond hefyd wedi cael y fraint o ddarllen un o'r portreadau gorau a ddarllenais erioed.