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CIS110InternetNEW

2014 FALL

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A _________ is able to identify an IP address based on a domain name. DNS server
A lower ______ means slower data transmission rates . bandwidth
A search engine displays a ______ in response to a search for a search text. hit list
A _____________ is also called a web address. Uniform Resource Locator
________ requires that both parties be online at the same time, and the receiver of a message be willing to accept messages. Instant messaging
In order to view information from the World Wide Web, you need to have a ________. browser
A ____________ is used to access the internet from places public places like internet cafes. hotspot
A _________ is the url that one would type in when trying to access a web page. domain name
The goal of ________ was to build a network that allowed scientists at different physical locations to share information and work together on military and scientific projects. ARPANET
e-commerce term that describes commerce between businesses. busines-to-business
Major carriers of Internet network traffic are known collectively as the ____________. internet backbone
_________ is the descriptor for a filter that warns or blocks you from potentially fraudulent or suspicious websites. phishing
Users can modify posts in a _____ but they cannot modify posts made by a blogger. wiki
The ________ uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the Internet. ip address
Satellite modem communicates with a ________ to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite? satellite disk
The _______ consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents. web
Images displayed in motion are referred to as ___________. video
_______ FTP sites are sites in which a user can transfer some, if not all, available files. anonymous
DSL, Wi-Fi, and fixed wireless are types of ________ internet connections. broadband
__________ files include music, speech, or any other sound. audio
A website is a collection of related webpages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a __________. web server
A ___________ is a digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart, or photo. graphic
___________ is a group of email names and addresses used for mass distribution of a message. email list
___________ is a program that extends the capability of a browser. plug in
___________ is a program that extends the capability of a browser. Search engine
________ is a small version of a larger graphic on a webpage. thumbnail
____________ is a website that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location. portal
______________ is special software that a user needs in order to listen to an audio file on a computer. media player
__________ is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file while it is transmitting. streaming
_____________ is the process of transferring files from a computer to a server on the Internet? Uploading
_______________ refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality. multimedia
____________ makes it possible for your smartphone to share its Internet access wirelessly with your friend’s device tethering
A ____________ is a company that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet for a small fee access provider
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