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cookie A small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website.
mobile A "mobile" or "mobile device" is generally a smart phone, cell phone, netbook, or laptop. It is portable and can be used anywhere.
cache reserved areas of memory in every computer that are used to speed up instruction execution, data retrieval and data updating.
Botnet Also called a "zombie army," a botnet is a large number of compromised computers that are used to generate spam, relay viruses or flood a network or Web server with excessive requests to cause it to fail.
Nettiquette proper manners when conferencing between two or more users on an online service or the Internet.
Cloud hardware and software services from a service provider on the internet.
Artificial Intelligence Devices and applications that exhibit human intelligence and behavior including robots, expert systems, voice recognition, natural foreign language processing.
Bandwidth The transmission capacity of an electronic pathway such as a communications line, computer bus, or computer channel.
Domain Name The address of the Internet site.
Intranet A company's local area network (LAN) that serves employees.
Web Server A computer that runs a website. Using a HTTP protocol The web server delivers Web pages to browsers as well as other data files to Web-based applications.
URL Uniform resource locator. The address that defines the route to a file on an internet server. They are typed into a web browser to access Web pages and files, and URL's are embedded within the pages themselves as hypertext links.
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language. The standard document format for web pages. Every web page for HTML tags embedded in the text that define the page layout, fonts and hypertext links.
IP address It stands for Internet protocol address. The address of a connected device on an IP network.
bitmap A binary representation in which a bit or set of bits corresponds to some part of an object such as an image or font.
Browser A program that lets you look through a collection of data.
ISP Internet service provider. An organization that provides access to the internet.
Spoofing When someone receives email that appears to have originated from one source that it actually was sent from another source.
Phishing A web page designed to look and sound like an official site from a trusted source, particularly one that handles credit card info, or online payments.
DNS server A dedicated server or a service within a server that provides DNS name resolution in an IP network. It turns names for Web sites and network resources into numeric IP addresses.
twitter A very popular message broadcasting system that lets anyone send alphanumeric text messages up to 140 characters in length to a list of followers.
Bunny Suit The protective clothing worn by an individual in a clean room that keeps human bacteria from infecting the chip-making process.
Database A set of related files that is created and managed by a database management system (DBMS). As far as the hardware is concerned, all data are simply "bits and bytes.”
portal Web "supersite" that provides a variety of services including Web search, news, blogs, discussion groups, shopping and links to other sites.
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