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badaA mobile platform from Samsung that runs a proprietary OS based on the RTOS (RealTime OS) operating system. Meaning "ocean" in Korean, bada was introduced in 2009 with handsets available under its Wave brand in the following year. Bada is expected to merge into the Tizen open source project (see Tizen). See Samsung Apps.
a mining area in northern Libya, in the Libyan Desert. The center of petroleum deposits discovered in 1959, it is exploited by a USA company. The oil is transported by pipelines to the Mediterranean ports of al-Sider and Ras al-Unuf, from where it is shipped out.