Slang term used to describe the merging of cyberspace and the enterprise.
The term cyberprise was first trademarked by the company Wall Data Inc., which used the word as its product name. Wall Data’s Cyberprise is a suite of tools used for creating multiple online communities that include an enterprise’s customers, vendors and partners. In 1999, Wall Data was acquired by NetManage, Inc.
A slang term used to describe a person or group who publishes writing in digital format online on Web sites, PDF files, blogs and in other online spaces. May also be called cyberpublishing. Other industry-related cyber slang terms include cyberjournalist (a journalist who writes for online media) and cyberzine (an online magazine).
(1) A literary term used to describe a genre based on science fiction, but with emphasis on advanced technology. Cyberpunk was inspired by William Gibson’s 1982 novel “Neuromancer”. (2) Slang term used to describe a lifestyle, or subculture based around technology such as computer games, online chatting, surfing, and other activities pertaining to the Internet […]
(1) An object in a window or dialog box. Examples of controls include push-buttons, scroll bars, radio buttons, and pull-down menus. (2) An OLE or ActiveX object.
Cybersquatting is the act of registering a popular Internet address–usually a company name–with the intent of selling it to its rightful owner. Comparing cybersquatting to online extortion, Senator Spencer Abraham, a Michigan Republican, has introduced to Congress the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. This bill, if enacted, would make cybersquatting illegal. Violators would be charged a […]
Also called social suicide, cybersuicide is a slang term used to describe a suicide or suicide attempt that has been influenced by Web sites on the Internet. Cybersuicide is usually denoted by a public showing of the suicide or suicide attempt when the victim uses a Webcam to record the suicide attempt or provides a […]