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bulletin board

Also, electronic bulletin board. A computer service that provides facilities for people to leave messages by phone or telecomputing. For example, The National Writers Union has a bulletin board through which members communicate via their modems . Both the device and the term, alluding to the older board for posting notices, date from the late 1970s.
See also: board
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Internet users have characteristic patterns of how they time their keystrokes, browse Web sites, and write messages for posting on online bulletin boards.
Coincidentally, the bulletin board in our church is hung on the western wall of the chapel.
The new rules will require firms on the bulletin board to file regular financial data with the Securities and Exchange Commission, just like companies on the full Nasdaq do, or risk being dropped down to the even less glamorous Pink Sheets.
In fact, only three basic pieces of hardware - a personal computer, a modem, and a telephone line - and bulletin board software are needed to operate a BBS.
Fidonet is the largest bulletin board network, which is structured so that BBSs can share messages.
Bulletin boards tend to be much easier to use than the Internet, and most well-run local BBS's include basic Internet mail services for members.
Have a good idea of what you want the system to do and how you want the bulletin board to perform.
Earlier this year, the city took a survey of users of the electronic bulletin board and found that the majority of them preferred to use the World Wide Web to access the same information.
The Searcy Police Department implemented its bulletin board system primarily as a way for the department to provide information to the citizens it serves.
If you're not comfortable with computers, or don't have the time, you may want to consider hiring a bulletin board consultant or management team to create, maintain and operate your system, such as Amare's Sphinx Group.
Because many BBS sponsors run their services with out-of-pocket funds, bulletin boards can be very transitory.
Additionally, we have been trading on the OTC Bulletin Board, as a secondary market, for some time now and our trading on the OTC Bulletin Board has historically correlated strongly with the stock price quotation on the NYSE, which has been our primary exchange.
The upgrade to the OTC Bulletin Board reflects the resumption of current reporting requirements, as well as related operational efficiencies resulting from our efforts to streamline the organization over the past year," said Michael Fields, KANA's CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Our planned listing on the OTC Bulletin Board would be a significant development in that it would enhance the visibility of our company and provide better liquidity for our shareholders.
on the OTC Bulletin Board, and that its ticker symbols on the OTC Bulletin Board will also change.