identifier identifier  /aɪ ˈdɛn tə ˌfaɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a symbol that establishes the identity of the one bearing it

Usage(s):

  1. The MAC address is a hardware device identifier, similar to a serial number, and printed on a sticker somewhere.
  2. All good well recognized government entities have a 3 letter identifier but no more than 5.
  3. Smith noticed that when he put a CD in his computer, his music choice and his machine's unique identifier were sent back to RealNetworks.

News

  1. Check out this new unique device — it’s pretty cool stuff

    I have a UDID. It’s not what you think. UDID stands for unique device identifier. Every iPhone and iPad has its own set of numbers which will allow app designers to track usage. Folks, it’s a brave new world.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Mississippi Business Journal

  2. Are iOS apps accessing your private data?

    Almost half of the mobile apps running on Apple's iOS operating system access the unique identifier of the devices where they're downloaded, at least according to computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego. read more        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TG Daily

  3. App to protect private data on iOS devices finds almost half of other apps access private data

    Almost half of the mobile apps running on Apple's iOS operating system access the unique identifier of the devices where they're downloaded, computer scientists have found. In addition, more than 13 percent access the devices' location and more than 6 percent the address book. The researchers developed a new app that detects what data the other apps running on an iOS device are trying to access.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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Quotes

  1. Health Minister Nicola Roxon said late Thursday night, "This [the Identifier legislation] is a key building block in the government's ambitious e-health reform agenda - helping to deliver a better, more streamlined health system for Australian...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Nicola Roxon Source: News-Medical.net

  2. "There are some coaches who are famous for being more of a good coach and there are other coaches who are famous for being more of a personnel-picker, an identifier," Huizenga said after hiring Parcells last month. "I think Bill is both. He...
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Wayne Huizenga Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

  3. "That's very important," Wilson said. "There's not a fingerprint that is a unique identifier that proves Karen Bodden had anything to do with the murder of her husband."
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: James Wilson Source: Nevada Appeal

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