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nMultiple tabs. The latest generation of web browsers allows users to open a number ofpages at the same time. Pages are organised using tabs and can be managed individuallyor in groups.nExtensions.The browser’s functionality can be extended by installing small files that addnew features. As an example, a user might install a translation tool that automaticallytranslates foreign-language web pages into English.nIntegrated tools.Many browsers include a variety of additional tools for handling tasksrelated to e-mail, scheduling and time management, security, and so on.In order to increase the speed and efficiency with which a web browser functions, a temporarystorage space is used to store copies of any pages that the user has viewed. If the user returnsto a given location, the web browser retrieves the required page from the temporary storagespace, rather than transferring a fresh copy from a remote computer. The use of acachein thisway improves the speed with which previously viewed pages can be displayed.Search engineKey words are enteredto locate informationstored on the Internet.CacheA temporary storagespace is used to storecopies of any pages thatthe user has viewed forrapid access if the userrevisits a site.Pull technologyInformation sent outas a result of receivinga specific request,for example a pageis delivered to a webbrowser in response toa specific request fromthe user.Push technologyInformation that issent without a userspecifically requestingit, for example acustomised news servicereceived by subscribingto a channel.BookmarksAll web browsers allowusers to maintain adirectory of WWW sites.The directory will enableusers to add, edit,delete and organiseaddresses in the form ofbookmarks.The transmission of information across the Internet is often described as being basedaround either pull or push technology.Pull technologydescribes information sent out asa result of receiving a specific request, for example a page is delivered to a web browserin response to a specific request from the user.Push technologydescribes informationthat is sent without a user specifically requesting it, for example a customised news servicereceived by subscribing to a channel or e-mail.All web browsers allow users to maintain a directory of WWW sites. The directory willenable users to add, edit, delete and organise addresses in the form ofbookmarks.As organisations seek to apply the Internet to business applications, renewed emphasishas been placed on matters concerning security and privacy. As an example, many usersand organisations cite security concerns as a reason for not taking up developments such ase-commerce. In order to address these concerns, many web browsers now provide a range of

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