technology gap

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technology gap

(1) The difference between people who use computers and mobile devices on a daily basis and those who do not. The technology gap is a serious impediment to students in households that cannot afford a computer or pay for Internet access every month. Also known as the "digital divide" and "app gap." See e-learning and creative destruction.

(2) The difference in technologies used and/or developed in two companies or two countries where one is more advanced than the other.

(3) The difference between current-day products and the technology on the drawing boards.
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