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Killer Application

An informal term for a computer program so much better than its competitors that it drives them all out of business.
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LenSec was presented the award at the Grand Wayne Convention Center by Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard, and Scott DeGarmo, Conference Chairman of Killer App.
Much of the book draws from the real world experiences of Diamond Technology Partners, which specializes in helping clients cultivate killer apps and respond to emerging competitors who are developing killer apps that threaten them.
By definition, a killer app is an application that has broad enough appeal that it becomes pervasive throughout the industry.
A recent editorial predicts that education's killer app will be customized learning.
0: Killer App digitizes players inside the world of a war-ravaged computer system on the verge of collapse from a seemingly unstoppable army of corrupt programs lead by the evil "user" Thorne.
And indeed, how much room is there for a killer app in a world shattered into countless niche opportunities by the centripetal forces of the Internet?
Reality: No multi-billion-dollar, product category has ever emerged without a killer app
0: Killer App builds on the remarkable visual style and intense gameplay of the award-winning TRON 2.
Unleashing the Killer App" identifies the 12 fundamental design principals for building killer apps, illustrating these principles with classic stories from history and examples from a wide range of industries that have successfully developed killer apps.
Granicus is honored to receive this award from Killer App Magazine," said Tom Spengler, CEO of Granicus, Inc.
The killer app for CD towers was the otherwise humble telephone directory.
SightSpeed, the leading provider of personal video services over the Internet, today announced that it has been awarded Killer App Magazine's Editor's Choice award for Innovation for both SightSpeed video conferencing and the recently introduced VLIP.