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Definition: liquid computing

(1) The flow of activity from one computing device to another. A document started on a tablet can be picked up on the user's desktop computer and vice versa. The term was coined for Apple's liquid computing feature (see Handoff). See pervasive computing.

(2) (Liquid Computing, Ottawa, Ontario) A company that offered integrated datacenter hardware to compete with Cisco's Unified Computing System (see UCS). Liquid Computing was founded in 2003 and ceased operation in 2010.