Abbreviated as CNG, Cryptography API: Next Generation is the long-term replacement for the CryptoAPI. CNG is intended for use by developers of applications that will enable users to create and exchange documents and other data in a secure environment, especially over non-secure media such as the Internet. CNG is currently supported on Windows Vista.
- Cuckoo Egg
A Cuckoo Egg is an edited MP3 file that appears to be a copyright protected song being distributed via the Internet without the permission of the copyright owner. The initial portion of the song (first 30 seconds or so) will be of the real song. The remainder of the song however, has been overwritten by […]
(pronounced as “cool”) Cuil is an Internet search engine that first launched in July 2008. According to Cuil founders, this search engine searches more pages on the Web than any other search engine, including Google, and rather than using popularity as a search measurement, Cuil searches for and ranks pages based on their content and […]
The codename for the first major release of the open source mobile operating system, Android. Cupcake, which bumps the software’s version to 1.5, the first significant upgrade since Android’s initial Fall 2008 release. Key features of the 1.5 upgrade include speech recognition tools, a virtual keyboard, video upload support for YouTube and support for live […]
- Cyber Monday
In retail and online shopping the Monday immediately following Thanksgiving (or the Monday immediately following Black Friday) in the United States is referred to as Cyber Monday. This is a busy day for online retailers as it was initially perceived as the day when employees would return to work and shop online for the items […]
A slang term normally used to describe the combination of hardware and software tools used for surveillance in the workplace. Cyberveillance is the monitoring of employee’s computer activity. This refers to both on and off-line activity monitoring where managers are able to watch file changes on the system, the Web sites visited by the employee, […]