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Virtual business card, an electronic representation of a business card, usually a file attached to an email in place of a signature.
- ‘The file in which data is stored and that can be used to interchange information is called vCalendar, just as the electronic business-card format is known as vCard.’
- ‘The employee accepts a vCard that includes a Microsoft Excel document as part of the exchange.’
- ‘The vCard is the standard for electronic business cards, so naturally, we use it as the starting point for creating the hCard format.’
- ‘This usage model is defined for mobile phones and PDAs for printing text messages, short email messages, business cards (vCards), and other formatted documents.’
- ‘The security bug concerns the vCard, or virtual business cards, component of Outlook, which has been found to contain a buffer overflow vulnerability.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.