cutting-edge vs leading-edge

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Cutting-edge vs leading-edge , when is one use instead of the other ?
E.g. Is there a difference between "leading-edge technology" and "cutting-edge" technology?
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I don't think there a difference in common usage, but they could mean something different to a specialist.
 

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The expressions mean the same thing - I was an software engineer in a previous incarnation. I believe the lastest marketing jargon now includes "bleeding edge" as a logical extension of "cutting edge". :roll:

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I hadn't heard 'bleeding edge' before. ;-0
 
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