(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 relevance. The name Cuil is an Irish word meaning knowledge.
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, […]
A U.S. corporation founded in 1988 that manufactures Intel-compatible microprocessors. Its 6×86 line of processors is comparable to Intel’s line of Pentium chips. Cyrix was acquired by National Semiconductor in 1997 and then by VIA in 1999.
(pronounced as separate letters) Short for compact HTML, a subset of HTML for small information devices, such as smart phones and PDAs. cHTML is essentially a pared down version of regular HTML over the Internet. Because small devices such as cellular phones have hardware restrictions such as small memory, low power CPUs, limited or no […]