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Software stored in a computer's ROM.
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(Computer Science) computing a fixed form of software programmed into a read-only memory
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software stored on a ROM chip.
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Noun1.firmware - (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
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n (Comput) → Firmware f
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Summary: The future of Formula One lies in tatters after Fota confirmed they are to form a breakaway series.
"Since the formation of FOTA last September the teams have sought to engage the FIA and commercial rights holder [Ecclestone], to improve the sport," read the statement..
Fota also criticised the FIA's "uncompromising'' stance and attempts, along with the commercial rights holder, to divide its member teams.
The war with FOTA yesterday prompted an urgent board meeting of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, who incorporate 15 of the continent's major motor companies.
An FIA statement read: "On 17 March, the FIA World Motor Sport Council unanimously rejected Fota's proposed amendment to the points system for the Formula One drivers' championship.
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We were staying at the brand new Sheraton Fota Island Golf resort and Spa, a haven for golfers and non-golfers alike.
Others just relaxed within the confines of the 780-acre estate, using the spa facilities on site at the five-star Fota Island hotel.
Company Smartphone model Expected Release Roll-out medium Samsung Galaxy S4 In October KIES + FOTA Samsung Galaxy S3 (3G & 4G) Around November/December KIES + FOTA Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (3G & 4G) Around November/December KIES + FOTA HTC HTC One ***Around October FOTA
Fota had been bought for [euro]90 million by John Fleming before it was transferred to NAMA.
Zeeis started research and development “Over-the-air” technology since 2007, and released the first total FOTA solution in 2009 supports OAD/OTAP/OTAU technologies and FUMO standard.