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(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." AIM was part of America Online and then a stand-alone service in 1997. It was discontinued at the end of 2017. 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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Lynne Barton, manager of the council's Integrated Disability Team which ran the Aiming High programme, said: "Aiming High short breaks has had a positive impact on the lives of many of the families we have worked with and it has been a pleasure to offer this additional support.
Anne-Marie Carney, programme manager for Aiming High for Disabled Children, working across the local authority and the primary care trust, said: "The programme is aspirational, working towards disabled children and their families being able to live 'ordinary lives' and enjoy life in the same way as anyone else.
Innovative Keane is leaving no avenue unexplored to get the best out of his squad and Smith, bronze medallist in Atlanta in 1996, gave an inspirational talk on aiming high.
But she is also aiming high, and hopes to attend either Harvard or Yale.
They will benefit from extra support and resources under the Government's Aiming High strategy.
In a bid to turn things around Mr Spencer spearheaded the school's Aiming High project, a forerunner to the Assembly's recentlylaunched project with a similar sounding name, Aiming Higher Wales.
Now in control of the situation, the erstwhile victim pulled his 9mm handgun and fired four additional shots, purposely aiming high to merely frighten (rather than wound or kill) the fleeing foursome.
BROOKIE hardnut PHILIP OLIVIER (Tim) is aiming high - he wants to be Britney Spears' love slave.
With 25 years in corporate real estate, the past 16 years at Chase Manhattan Bank, Cesar Chekijian adheres to the vision of aiming high to manage real estate in a way that increases earnings per share.
How's that for aiming high and reaching for the stars?
Frontier Communications' (NYSE:FTR) Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Kathleen Quinn Abernathy has been honored by Legal Momentum with its 2011 Aiming High Award.
Alastair Cook's Test team want to beat Australia not just to keep up with the Lions and Murray but for their own sporting ambition - and Swann sees no harm in aiming high, albeit characteristically tonguein-cheek.