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update

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(computer science)
In computers, to modify an instruction so that the address numbers it contains are increased by a stated amount each time the instruction is performed.
To change a record by entering current information; for example, to enter a new address or account number in the record pertaining to an employee or customer. Also known as posting.

update

To change data in a file or database or to upgrade software to a new version.

Update and Edit
The terms "update" and "edit" are used synonymously to make changes to text, data, images and video. "Update" is also used to change the source code of software.

Update and Upgrade
The terms "update" and "upgrade" are used synonymously to refer to installing new versions of software. However, "update" refers to changes within the same version, while "upgrade" means switching to an entirely new version (upgrades are huge updates). Examples are: "I kept updating the free version, but I decided to upgrade to the premium version." "Microsoft kept updating Windows 7 but I finally upgraded to Windows 8." See edit and upgradable.
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13 should now be referred to as Update Aquatic, instead of Technically Updated.
FIST can be accessed and updated from anywhere in the world via the WEB as part of the NAVICP FMS Information Warehouse.
1 updates like Cortana (digital voice assistant app), Live Folders for organising favourite apps on the Start Screen, updated Glance Screen will be able to display fitness details through MSN's Health and Fitness app, enhanced IE (Internet Explorer) now offers quicker browsing experience and more.
This version also includes a direct desktop link to the Panicware Resource Center -- a constantly updated collection of privacy information and bonus resources such as free spyware removal tools.
Using vCurrent Mobile version 2, mobile handset manufacturers and carriers can more quickly deliver updated firmware and software over-the-air to phones already in users' hands.
OpenManage 4 Change Management works with Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 to give customers a single view of all Dell PowerEdge servers on the network and easily determine what needs to be updated from a system software, operating system and application perspective.
This feature allows companies to provide the most updated information to end users as soon as it has changed -- reducing the risk of employees or clients acting on outdated information.
In particular, see the Risk Factors described in Marimba's most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, as submitted to the SEC and as may be updated or amended with future filings or submissions.
Updated algorithms are also provided with this release for 464 devices already supported by Unifamily programmers.