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What is a business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet free or for a fee?
Access Provider
What is a list of names and e-mail addresses, created and stored by a user?
Address Book
What is the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in sequence?
Animation
What is the term used to describe Music, speech or any other sound, found in mulitmedia, recording, and streaming, or on a web page?
Audio
What is a Web site that uses a regularly updated journal format to reflect the interests, opinions, and personalities of the author and sometimes site visitors, short for Web log
Blog
What is short for Web log?
Blog
What is the name for the application software that allows users to access and view Web pages?
Browser
What is the shortened name for "Web browser"
Browser
What is the term for a digital modem that sends and receives digital data over the cable television (CATV) network?
Cable modem
What is the other name for a cable modem?
Broadband Modem
What is the term used to describe real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer?
Chat
What is the location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other?
Chat Room
What is the method of connecting to the Internet using a modem in a computer and a standard telephone line?
Dial-up Access
What is the name of the Internet server that usually is associated with an Internet access provider?
DNS Server
Domain Name System Server
What does DNS stand for?
Domain Name System
What is the term given to the text version of an IP address?
Domain name
What does IP stand for?
Internet Protocal
What is the term for the process of traqnsferring a copy of images from a digital camera to a computer's hard disk?
Downloading
What does DSL stand for?
Digital Subscriber Line
What is a Digital Subscriber Line or DSL?
It is a type of digital technology that pr9ovides high-speed Internet connections using regualr copper telephone lines.
What is the abbrev. for electronic commerce?
E-Commerce
What is the term given to business transactions conducted over the Web?
E-Commerce
What is the name given to the online business a customer visits that contains product descriptions, graphics, and a shopping cart?
Electronic Storefront
What is the abbrv. for electronic mail, the transmission of messages and files via a computer network?
E-Mail
What is the term given to the combination of a user name and a domain name that identifies a user so he or she can receive Internet e-mail?
E-Mail Address
What is the software used to create, send,m receive, forward, store, print, and delete e-mail messages?
E-Mail Program
What are synbols used on the Internet to express emotion?
Emoticons
What does FTP stand for?
File Transfer Protocal
What is a File Transfer Protocal? FTP?
It is an Internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet
What is the digital representation of notext information such as a drawing, chart, or photograph?
Graphics
What is the first page that a Web site displays?
Home Page
What does IM stand for?
Instant Messaging
What is the term used for the real time Internet communications service that notifies a user when one or more people are online and then allows the user to exchange messages or files or join a private chatroom with those people?
Instant Messaging
What is the Worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals?
Internet
What is the other name for the Internet?
The Net
What is the technology that allows users to speak to other users over the Internet using their desktop computer, mobile computer, or mobile device?
Internet Telephony
What is the term for the number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet?
IP Address
What does IP Address stand for?
Internet Protocal Address
What does ISP stand for?
Internet Service Provider
What the name given to a regional or nationa Internet access provider?
ISP or Internet Service Provider
What is the built-in connection to another related Web page or part of a Web page?
Link
What is the word "link" short for?
Hyperlink
What is the term given to the group of e-mail names and address given a single name?
Mailing List
What is the popular WEb-based type of discussion group that does not requre a newsreader?
Message board
What is an MP3?
It is a format that reduces an audio file to about 1/10th of its original size, while preserving much of the original quality of the size
What is any application that combines text, grahics, audio, and video?
Multimedia
What is short for the Internet Etiquette, or the code of acceptable gehaviors users should follow while on the Internet?
Netiquette
What is the term for the online area in which users have written discussions about aprticular subject?
Newsgroup
What is the term given to E-commerce method that allows consumers to bid on an item being sold by someone else?
Online Auction
What does OSP stand for?
Online Service Provider
What is the name of a company that provides Internet acccess as well as many members-only features?
Online Service Provider
What is the term for the software used by a person to listen to an audio file on a computer?
Player
What is the term for a program that extends the capability of a browser, often used to enhance multimedia?
Plug-in
What is the term given to a website that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location?
Portal
What term describes users and the people with whom they are conversing being online at the same time?
Real Time
What is the name for the program that finds Web sites and Web pages?
Search Engine
What is the term for the word or phrase entered in a search engine's text box to find information on a Web page?
Search text
What is the term for an element of an electronic strefront that allows a customner to collect purchases?
Shopping Cart
What is the term for the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow?
Streaming
What is the search tool that classifies Web pages in an organized set of categories and subcategories?
Subject Directory
What is the process of a user adding his or her e-mail name and address to a mailing list?
Subscribe
What is the term for the activity of using links to explore the Web?
Surfing the Web
What is the term for communications activity on the Internet?
Traffic
What is the term for the process of a user removing his or her e-mail name and address from a mailing list?
Unsubscribe
What is the term for the process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from a computer to a server on the Internet?
Uploading
What does URL stand for?
Uniform Resource Locator
What is a URL?
It is a unique address for a Web page
What is the unique comvination of characters,such as letters of the alphabet and/or numbers that identifies a specific user?
URL
What is the term for the full motion images that are played back at various speeds?
Video
What does VR stand for?
Virtual Reality
What are the computer used to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as a 3-D space?
Virtual REality
What is the term given to the worldwide collection of documents called web pages, one of the more popular services on the Internet?
Web or World Wide Web
What is the term for the unique address for a web page?
Web Address
What is the term for the application software that allows users to access and view web pages?
Web Browser
What is the term for a website that joins a specific group of people with similar interests and/or relationships?
Web Community
What is the term for an electronic document which can contain text, graphics, audio, and video and often has builtin connections to other documents, graphics and web pages?
Web Page
What is the term for the activity of development and maintaining web pages?
Web publishing
What is the term for a computer that delivers requested web pages to a computer
Web Server
What is the term for a collection of related web pages and associated items such as pictures and documents that are stored on a Web server?
Web site
What is the term for a type of Internet service provider that provides wireless Internet access to computers with wireless modems?
Wireless Internet Service Providers
What is the term for the world collection of electronic documents?
World Wide Web
What does ARPA stand for?
Advanced Research Projects Agency
What is the name given to the Agency of the US Department of Defense that built an early computer network called ARPANET?
ARPA or the Advanced Research Projects Agency
What is the term for an animation technique that combines several GIF images in a single GIF file?
Animated GIF
What is the term given to graphics format that uses compression techniques to reduce file sizes?
GIF
What is the term for the feature of many FTP sites whereby anyone can transfer some, if not all, available files?
Anonymous FTP
What was the name of the Network developed by the Pentagon's Advanced Research Projects Agency that linked scientific and academic researcher across the US?
ARPANET
What is the term for the messages previously entered in a newsgroup?
Articles
What is the type of media that transmits multiple signals simultaneously?
Broadband
What does B2B mean?
Business to Business
What is Business to Business?
E-commerce that takes place between businesses
What does B2C mean?
Busines to consumer
What is the term for the sale of goods and services to the general public in a form e-commerce?
Business to Consumer
What is the term for the program that allows a user to connect to achat server to participate in a chat session?
Chat client
What is the term for the action of moving the mouse pointer to a button or link on the computer screen, and then to press and release the left mouse button?
Click
What is C2C mean?
Consumer to consumer ecommerce
What is C2C?
A form of ecommerce that occurs when one consumer sells directly to another, such as in an online auction
What is the type of digital technology that provides high-speed Internetconnections using regular copper telephone lines?
Digital Subscriber Line or DSL
What does DNS stand for?
Domain Name System
What is the name for an Internet server that usually is associated with an Internet access provider?
DNS Server
What is the term given to the method that the Internet uses to store domain names and their corresponding IP addresses?
Domain Name System or DNS
What is the term sometimes used to describe organization with a top-level domain of com
dot-com
What is the term for a Web page that allows visitors to customize some or all of the viewed content?
Dyanamic Web Page
What is the term for a business transaction conducted over the Web?
E-Commerce or Electronic Commerce
What is the transmission of messages and files via a computer network?
E-mail or electronic mail
What does FAQ mean?
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the term for the Internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet?
File Transfer Protocal or FTP
What is the term for hig-speed Internet connection that uses an antenna on a house or business to communicate with a tower location via radio signals?
Fixed Wireless
What is the name given to exchanges of abusive or insulting messages sent using the Internet?
Flame Wars
What is the term given to the abusive insulting messages sent using the internet?
Flames
What is the term for a computer that allows users to upload and /or download files using FTP?
FTP Server
What is the name of the graphics format that works best for images that have only a few distinct colors?
GIF
What graphics format improves upon the GIF format?
PNG
What is the term for the digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart or photograph?
Graphical image
What is the term for the Web page names displayed by a search engine that contain the search trext specified by a user?
Hits
What is the term given to any computer that provides services and connections to other computers on a network?
Host
What is the term for a wireless network that provides Internet connections to mobile computers and other devices?
Hot Spots
What does http stand for?
Http stands for HyperText Transfer Protocal
What is the set of rules that defines how pages transfer on the Internet known as http?
HyperText Transfer Protocal
What is the term for the built-in connection to another related Web page or part of a Web page?
Hyperlink
What is the name given to the major carriers of network traffic on the Internet?
Internet Backbone
What does ICANN stand for?
ICANN stands for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
What is the name of the group that assigns and controls top-level domains?
ICANN or the Internet Corporation for the Assigned Names and Numbers
What is the name of the graphic format that compresses the graphics to reduce their file size?
JPEG
What is the term given to the words or phrases entered in a search engine's text box to find information on a Web page?
Keywords
What is the name given to a mailing list named after a popular mailing list program?
LISTSERV
What does M-Commerce mean?
Mobile Commerce
What is the term given for e-commerce that takes place using mobile devices?
M-Commerce or mobile commerce
What is the term for a special type of browser designed for the small screens and limited computing pwoer of Internet-enabled mobile dvices?
Microbrowser
What is the name given to a newswgroup with a moderator who decides if an article is relevant to the discussion?
Moderated Newsgroup
What is the name given to a person who reviews content of a newsgroup article and then posts it, if appropriate?
Moderator
What does MPEG stand for?
Moving Pictures Experts Group
What is an Internet service provider that provides Internet access in cities and town nationwide?
National ISP
What is a computer that sores and distributes newsgroup messages?
News Server
What are programs necessary for participating in a newsgroup?
Newsreaders
What does NSFnet stand for?
National Science Foundation network
What is the name for the National Science Foundation's network of 5 supercomputers?
NSFnet
What does POP mean?
POP means point of presence
What is the access point on the Internet to which a user connects when using dial-up access?
POP or point of presence
What does POP3 mean?
Post Office Protocal the latest version
What is abbrev for the latest version of Post Office Protocal?
POP3
What is term when articles are added to a newsgroup?
Post
What is the abbrev. for communications protocao used by some incoming mail servers?
POP
What is the term for a request information from a Web server?
Pull
What is the process of a Web server sending content to a computer a regular intervals, such as current sprot scores or weather reports?
Push
What is the term for an Internet service provider that usually provides Internet access to a specific geograqphic area?
Regional ISP
What is the term for the Internet connection that communicates with a satellite dish to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite?
Satellite Modem
What does SMTP stand for?
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is the term for communications protocol used by sonme outgoing mail servers?
SMTP or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
What is the term for unsolicited e-mail message or newsgroups posting sent to many recipeints or newsgroups at once?
Spam
What is the term for a program used to build and maintain lists of words found on Web sites?
Spider
What is the name for a fixed WEb page where visitors all see the same content?
Static Web Page
What is the term for the transfer of audio data in a continuous and even flow?
Streaming Audio
What is the term for the transfer of video data in a continuous and even flow?
Streaming Video
What is the process of a user adding his or her email name and address to a mailing list, or process of saving a newsgroup location in a newreader for easy futre access?
Subscribe
What is the term given to a group of newsgroup ariclew consisting of the original article and all subsequent related replies?
Thread
What is the term for a group of newsgroup articles consisting of the original aricle and all subsequent related replies?
Threaded Discussion
What is the term for a small version of a larger graphic?
Thumbnail
What is the term that identifies the type of organization associated with the domain?
Top-level domain
What is the term for unique address for a Web page?
Uniform Resource Locater or URL
What does URL stand for?
Uniform Resource Locater
What is the term given to entire collection of Internet newsgroups?
Usenet
What does VoIP stand for?
Voice Over IP
What is the term given to the technology that allows users to speak to other users over the Internet using their desktop computer, mobile, computer or mobile device?
Voice over IP
What does VR World stand for?
Virtual Reality World
What is the 3-D web site that contains infinite space and depth created with special VR software?
VR World
What is the name for the portal designed for Internet-enabled mobile devices?
Wireless Portal
What does WISP stand for?
Wireless Internet Service Provider
What is the term for the type of Internet service provider that provides wireless Internet access to computers with wireless modems or access devices or to Internet-enabled mobile computers or devices?
WISP
What is the term for a web site that uses a regularly updated journal foramt to reflect the interests opinions, and personalities of the aurthor and sometimes site visitors?
Web log also known as blog
What does W3C?
World Wide Web Consortium
What is the name of the consortium of more than 350 organizations from around the world that oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet?
World Wide Web Consortium or W3C
What does the WWW mean?
World Wide Web
What is the worldwide collectin of electronic documents?
WWW or World Wide Web