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Beta Test

A test of a product by outside users before the product goes into mass production. That is, a beta test occurs after an internal alpha test but before a product is produced in large quantities for consumers. The term is used most often in software development.
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Users of the alpha version, who send an SMS message with a banner advert attached, will be entered into a sweepstake which offers them the chance to win prizes, including a 2010 Smart car.
The company stated, that as a major step in the service's development, the alpha version will increase its potential user base and enhance the user interface.
Built around contextual, self healing relationship search with natural language capabilities based on advanced machine intelligence and deep learning, the platform was in development for over 4 years and went through several iterations before the alpha version was unveiled.
California-based Qbizm Technologies Inc has launched a new alpha version of its HyperQbs framework 2.
Mozilla was born in 1998 when Netscape Communications Corp released an alpha version of its web browser software under an open source license.
16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prollie, a new social media search and analytics platform, today announces that its alpha version is open to the general public.
The alpha version, released last month, was welcomed as a valuable tool to help use data to drive performance improvements for transactional services.
The site will be launching with the alpha version of Boingo Mobile for Android; future updates will include new versions of Boingo Mobile for Windows Mobile, as well as other smartphone platforms.
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that the pre-release alpha version of Adobe[R] AIR[TM] software for Linux[R] operating systems is available on Adobe Labs (www.
jp) has released the alpha version of its new application called "MovableLife," which is the first system to allow users to access "Second Life" via web browsers.
com) of Montreal will unveil an alpha version of its Bot Colony (www.
The company has started to operate an alpha version of this site under the name of "WannaTalk" since March, 2007 and accumulated more than 8000 members from 170 countries and regions of the world.