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Know your Cloud from your Paradigm shift

The computer industry is fond of little more than making up baffling technology buzzwords. So you can tell your paradigm shift from your cloud, and succinctly define Web 3.0, we explain eight of the best/worst.

As technology journalists, we get a lot of pitches from companies' public relations teams. Some of these pitches, unfortunately, are written in a language that bears little resemblance to English. Here we explain some of the worst.

Indeed, many of these pitches are so indecipherable that even the most hardened veteran tech reporters will find their eyes glazing over after reading 50 press releases informing them that TechnoCorp, the leading provider of cloud-based Web 3.0 solutions, has announced the availability of a disruptively robust new solution that will create an industry paradigm shift.

For those normal people out there who have no idea what any of these words mean, PC Advisor has produced this handy guide to the tech industry's most impenetrable buzzwords, slogans and catch phrases that will hopefully help you tell your blended threats apart from your paradigm shifts.

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  1. Know your Cloud from your Paradigm shift
  2. Are you being disruptive? That may cause a paradigm shift...
  3. Your starter for 10 - define Cloud computing and Web 3.0...
  4. That threat, will it blend? Ask a prosumer
  5. Finding a seamless solution

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