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, instant messages, e-mails, and literally every keystroke made.
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.
- cable head-end
A cable television company’s local facility that originates and communicates cable modem and cable TV services to its subscribers. The cable company’s head-end includes the CMTS, which is essential in providing high-speed Internet access to cable subscribers.