Glossary of Computer Technology Terms - List 13

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Videoconferencing

The use of microphones and cameras to send sound and pictures over the phone lines.

Virus Infected Software

An executable software infected by another malicious software (the virus).

Web Browsing Application

Software to view and interact with web pages.

Web Cam

Real time camera that send pictures to a computer.

Web Page

Electronic document containing information, located in servers, and is acccessible using web browsers.

Web Search Engine

Designed to search for information in the web.

Website

A collection of electronic files containing information and data that can be accessed using the world wide web.

Wide Area Network (WAN)

A network that covers a relatively large geographical area.

Wireless

A way to maintain communication channels without using wires. Radio waves are used instead.

Wi-Fi

A wireless networking standards for local area networks.

World Wide Web (www)

A system of interconnected webpages, containing information, from all over the world. These webpages are accessed over the internet.