from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate as they receive data, enabling them to direct or control a process such as an automatic pilot.

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  • adj. Alternative form of realtime.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to computer systems that update information at the same rate they receive information


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  • is an online financial media network and education platform that provides active traders and investors with market analysis, real-time access to strategies, and in-depth training from real traders, real-timeĀ©.

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  • To help clients benefit from market volatility, financial adviser Michael Chasnoff relies on what he calls real-time rebalancing.

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  • "I'm not banking on South by Southwest to do anything for us except give us a sharp increase in brand exposure," says Yavoditte, the CEO of Hashable, a New York tech company which he calls a real-time, ever evolving LinkedIn. News

  • This development came to be known as real-time processing, a great advance during the data phase of this information era.

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  • Now, multimedia broadcasting service will entail real-time broadcasting, storage-type broadcasting and mobile communications.

  • Unlike the rest of this reported Facebook Music service, this real-time aspect will be new -- and it could be huge, because who doesn't like to listen with their friends or, even better, the artists they like, instead of on their lonesome?

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  • All in all, we're excited to sample what Facebook is trying to do here: annex the social features other companies have been working for years, combine them with the massive friend networks many of us already have on the network, and add real-time listening.

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  • Worse, since patents had to be filed within one year of public exposure, GoTo had missed the window to patent ad sales with real-time auctions and pay per click.

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  • Payments equivalent to around 50% of the U.K.'s gross domestic product go through the country's two largest real-time settlement systems every day, something that regulators view as a more significant source of systemic risk since the 2008 financial crisis.

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  • It has some deals to generate income: Google and Microsoft's Bing search engine buys its real-time feed to go into the search results.

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