bleeding edge

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bleeding edge

1. adjective (hyphenated and used before a noun) Of or being in the most advanced position, practice, or technology in a given area, activity, or endeavor. Scientists at the local university are pioneering bleeding-edge cancer research. The company has released some of the most bleeding-edge smartphones in the world.
2. noun The most advanced position, practice, or technology in a given area, activity, or endeavor. The work their organization is doing at the moment is the bleeding edge of public health. Anthony's fascination with gadgetry always has him at the bleeding edge of the latest technology.
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Real-time applications currently reside on the bleeding edge of Android technology.
com article, "Emerging Technology and the IT Lifecycle," came up with a set of questions for companies looking at the bleeding edge.
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We want to stay at the bleeding edge of e-mail," Levy says.
For those on the bleeding edge, where the innovations come hourly, where some countries get it (India) and others do not (Germany), where Moore's Law is the speed limit and Napster challenges the concept of copyright, there is growing awareness that our society is out of control.
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It's an opportunity for us to climb out on the bleeding edge of technology," says Dimego.
With technology, stay on the leading edge rather than the bleeding edge.
Thanks to the simplicity and reliability of ShoreTel's IP voice technology, convergence is no longer restricted to the bleeding edge," said Aaron Masih, Method IQ's Vice President of Strategy and Marketing.
Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier management and business development for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, commented As a company that supports customers on the bleeding edge of the wireless connectivity and remote sensing technology curve, we are keenly aware of the increasingly critical role antennas will play in any mobile device solution.
Some say we're on the cutting edge, or you could say the bleeding edge because we're ahead of the pack in providing Web hosting services.
Technical Difficulties: "The Amazing Race" meets the bleeding edge in technology and gadgetry, as each week teams of two battle in a head-to-head scavenger hunt involving the mastery of today's coolest tech toys.
We want to be on the leading edge but not the bleeding edge of technology," Williams said.