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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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is located at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014.
Infinite Loop is a software development firm which specializes in providing companies with next generation web based software solutions for document management and retrieval.
doing business as Infinite Loop ("Infinite Loop"), a privately held software engineering company, specializing in advanced document management.
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Attn: ABCs of Learning, 1 Infinite Loop, M/S: 76-4PR, Cupertino, CA 95014.
Center of Gravity" design featuring a high-density foam lumbar padding minimizes fatigue with heavy loads and rear-pack attachments to eliminate that feeling of being pulled backward, Infinite Loop shoulder straps move with you, independent of the pack's weight, to balance the load and eliminate binding.
At Apple's campus, visitors will find themselves on Infinite Loop, a reference to a bit of programming jargon, with Apple's main building located at One Infinite Loop.
Hatred feeds the tension, so it creates an infinite loop that will carry on until one of the parties acts in a different way.
Ultimately, as marketers expand their presence on Pinterest, even more intent data emerges creating an infinite loop of optimization.
Daniels points to the white cube's artificiality, its constructedness, suggesting that paintings are no more than props, and that within the gallery's "spaces of potential," we're all performers, caught in an infinite loop of rehearsals.
Connection errors and infinite loop when trying to connect on slower internet connections
The root of the problem is far from clear, but Mac blogs are centring on a theory that the OS ends up in an infinite loop with Exchange mail servers, causing the battery to drain fast.