- n a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
- v help oneself, often through improvised means
- The 76-year-old had spent the convention bemoaning the laziness of the country's Malay population, which he's tried to bootstrap into prosperity for two decades.
- Indonesia discovered just how treacherous the market can be in the 1990s when that country's government tried to bootstrap an aircraft-manufacturing industry by building 100-seat .
- Perhaps the most highly placed of these bootstrap female executives is Verna Gibson, who in May was named president of Limited Stores (see box).
News & Articles
- Yahoo completes blockbuster $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition
Tumblr CEO David Karp says that the acquisition gives his company the chance to be more "ambitious" than ever. Originally posted at Bootstrap
June 20, 2013 - CNET
- TripAdvisor gobbles up GateGuru for better flight, airport info
The mobile platform GateGuru provides a wide range of information for travelers, including details on itineraries, airports, and rental cars. Originally posted at Bootstrap
June 19, 2013 - CNET
- Eyepartner Launches TikiLIVE v4.0 with Twitter Bootstrap Responsive Design
MARATHON, Fla., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eyepartner has launched the latest version of its broadcasting platform, TikiLIVE v4.0, built on Twitter Bootstrap technology. TikiLIVE is Eyepartner's flagship ...
June 17, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Henry Waxman in Salt Lake Tribune
This is a bootstrap argument that conflicts with the plain language of the statute and blatantly misconstrues the Supreme Court's recent holding,Waxman wrote. "EPA used the permit decision to enunciate a tortured new legal theory for why...
- Bill Gates in WESH.com
There's a lot that has to be done to make it really comfortable and easy to spend small amounts of money online,Gates says. "Music is definitely one of the applications that's going to bootstrap that kind of consumer,...
- Dave Winer in All Headline News
Winer writes, "ten years ago, a weblog named Scripting News appeared for the first time...... Today, it is the longest continuing running weblog on the Internet." "It helped bootstrap the blogging world. Many of the earliest weblogs were...