Direct Internet connections are typically ____ connections.
The accompanying figure shows the MSN ____ , a specially designed web page that brings information together from diverse sources in a uniform way.
Video content delivered at the user’s request is called ____.
Application Service Providers (ASP)
____ are companies that provide computer-based services to customers over a network.
A(n) ____ is a collection of an individual’s work accessible through a Web site.
Online music ____ allow you to purchase and then download music singles and albums to your computer, mobile phone, or portable digital media player.
The primary infrastructure that makes up the ____ is typically owned by communications companies, such as telephone and cable companies.
Which of the following is NOT a web browser?
____ is charged with such responsibilities as IP address allocation and domain name management.
Online shopping and online investing are examples of ____.
Internet Explorer users can view and/or delete cookies and other temporary files by using the ____ dialog box.
____ is an online news tool designed for facilitating the delivery of news articles, podcasts, and other content regularly published to a Web site.
Cable Internet Access
____ is the most widely used type of home broadband connection, with over half of the home broadband market.
In a nutshell, blogs are designed for primarily one-way running communications, while ____ are intended to be modified by others.
The standard term for the technology that allows you to make voice calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a traditional phone line is ____.
instant message and video chat
The program in the accompanying figure allows you to ____.
____ allows you to exchange real-time messages.
Many Web pages today use ____ —small text files that are stored on your hard drive by a Web server, typically the one associated with the Web page being viewed—to identify return visitors and their preferences.
To determine if the information from a Web page can be trusted, you should evaluate both the ____ and the source.
Common online investing services include the ability to set up a(n) ____ that displays the status of the stocks you specify.
ISP (Internet service providers)
____ are businesses or other organizations that provide Internet access to others, typically for a fee.
lack of face-to-face contact
The ____ is cited as a disadvantage of Web-based training and distance learning by some educators.
One of the most straightforward ways to improve the quality of the hits returned in a search is to use ____—essentially typing more than one keyword in a keyword search.
Anthony is passionate about politics and enjoys sharing his views with others over the Internet. A couple of times a wek, Anthony makes a new post to his personal ____, which is a Web page that displays entries in chronological order.
____, as it relates to the Internet, encompasses what information about individuals is available, how it is used, and by whom.
Most search sites use a ____—a software program—in conjunction with a huge database of information about Web pages to help visitors find Web pages that contain the information they are seeking.
Conventional dial-up connects to the Internet at a maximum of ____.
____ generally refers to applications and services that use the Web as a platform to deliver rich applications that enable people to collaborate, socialize, and share information online.
___ cookies are cookies placed on your hard drive by a company other than the one associated with the Web page that you are viewing—typically a Web advertising company