Bookmark : A browser feature that places selected URLs in a file for quick access, allowing you to automatically return to the website by clicking on the site's name.
Domain Name : The portion of an Internet address that identifies the host
and indicates the type of organization.
Extranet : Similar to an internet, but extending the network to select
people outside the organization.
Homepage : The primary website for an organization or individual; the first
hypertext document displayed on a website.
Internet : A world wide collection of interconnected networks that enables
users to share information electronically and provides digital access to a wide
variety of services.
Internet Service Provider (lSP) : A company that provides access to the
Internet, usually for a monthly fee, via telephone lines or cable; ISPs can be
local companies or specialists such as America Online.
Internet Telephony : Using the Internet to converse vocally.
Intranet : A private network, set up within a corporation or organization,
that operates over the internet and may be used to link geographically remote
Multimedia : The combination of two or more of the following elements :
graphics, text, sound, video, or computer programs.
Pagers : Small radio receivers that signal users to call someone
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) : Handheld computer that store and organize
contract information, calendars, task lists, and other organizational and travel
Telecommute : To work from home and communicate with company's main office
via computer and communication devices.
Telnet : A way to access someone else's computer (the host computer) and to
use it as if it were right at your desk.
Uniform Resource Locator (URL) : Web address that gives the exact location
of an Internet resource.
Upload : To send a file from your computer to a server or host system.
Usenet Newsgroups : One or more discussion groups on the Internet where
people with similar interests can post articles and reply to messages.
Viruses : From the computer sabotage embedded in software or passed from one
computer to the next that change or delete computer files or programs.
Voice Mail : A computerized telephone message recording system; an e-mail
system that supports audio.
Webpages : Related files containing multimedia data that are made available
on a website.
Website : A related collection of files on the World Wide Web and accessing
Internet resources such as text, graphics, sound, and other multimedia
Worms : Form of computer sabotage sent by e-mail that reproduce, taking up
network space and snarling connections.
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