A military technology

CDMA is a military technology first used during World War II by English allies to foil German attempts at jamming transmissions. The allies decided to transmit over several frequencies, instead of one, making it difficult for the Germans to pick up the complete signal. Because Qualcomm created communications chips for CDMA technology, it was privy […]

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Misuse Of The Internet In Academic Institutions

Internet, the World Wide Web and computers have become a widely accepted aid in education and their influence in nearly all spheres of human existence is constantly increasing. The internet provides access to a very wide range of material that can be readily accessed with a few clicks. Although the easy search capability inherent in […]

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A research project

1.1.0 HISTORY OF GOOGLE Google began in January 1996, as a research project by Larry Page, who was soon joined by Sergey Brin, when they were both PhD students at Stanford University in California. They hypothesized that a search engine that analyzed the relationships between websites would produce better ranking of results than existing techniques, […]

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Music file-sharing- right or wrong?

To file share or not to file share? That is the question. Should free music off the internet be legal? Who is in the right- Napster or the music industry? There are some of the topics I hoped to discuss when I invited four journalists to my house to debate the controversial issue of online […]

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A social network services

Introduction “Asocial network servicefocuses on buildingonline communitiesof people who share interests and activities of others. Most social network services areweb basedand provide a variety of ways for users to interact, such ase-mailand instantservices.” Boyd (2007) What is Social Networking? Social Networking is the forming of persons into specific group. It is a worldwide community while […]

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The advantages and disadvantages of online businesses

Introduction The topic of online shopping has been of particular interest to practitioners, academics and marketing strategists and lot of research has already gone into determining whether these online companies are significantly different than brisk-and-mortar companies and if there are any systematic differences in consumer choice behavior between online and regular shopping (Eatock et al.,2002). […]

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Automation in insurance underwriting processes

Abstract Underwriting is one of the important processes in insurance operations. The applicant’s information, including various kinds of medical information, must be evaluated before the insurance company can decide to accept the application. These activities are usually supported by process automation facility. However, the support of exception handling mechanism and the monitoring of turnaround time […]

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Online sourcing

As we reach the end of the decade to what extent has online sourcing become a reality? The Internet has become a daily commonplace or even inevitability for businesses as well as it is for our individual needs. It enables us with numbers of possibilities and the new opportunities of its use are still coming […]

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A wide area network

1. Abstract WAN – Wide Area Network is a communication network that make use of existing technology to connect local area network into a larger working network which may cover both national and international location. Wide Area Network allows a company to make use of common resources in order to operate, internal functions such as […]

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An overview of social media

What is Social Media? Social media is a blanket term that encompasses all tools that allow groups to generate content and engage in peer-to-peer conversations and exchange of content online. Another common term for interactions such as these is “Web 2.0”. Social media are highly accessible and inexpensive tools that all anyone from the personal […]

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