Mei Chen Section 01 Chapter 17: Using Technology to Manage Information 2-18-08 Broadband technology – technology that offers users a continuous connection to the Internet and allows them to send and receive mammoth files that include voice, video, and data much faster than ever before Cookies – piece of information, such as registration data or user preferences, sent by website over the Internet to a Web browser that the browser software is expected to save and send back to the server whenever the user returns to that website Data processing (DP) – name for business technology in the 1970’s; included technology that supported an existing business and was primarily used to improve the flow of financial information Extranet – a semiprivate network that uses Internet technology and allows more than one company to access the same information or allows people on different servers to collaborate Information systems (IS) – technology that helps companies do business; includes such tools as
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