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 they did not purchase on the preceding Black Friday. The term Cyber Monday was first coined by Shop.org and first used in 2005.
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 […]
Short for commerce XML, a set of document type definitions for the XML specification. cXML works as a meta-language that defines necessary information about a product. It will be used to standardize the exchange of catalog content and to define request/response processes for secure electronic transactions over the Internet. The processes includes purchase orders, change […]
Short for conventional learning, it refers to conventional teaching and learning within a brick-and-mortar classroom facility. Contrast with e-learning.