Abbreviated as RIA, Rich Internet Applications are Web-based applications that function as traditional desktop applications however Web browsers (or clients) are required for access but unlike traditional applications, software installation is not required, however depending on the application you usually will need to have ActiveX, Java, Flash, or similar technologies installed on the client machine.
- Rich Snippets
In Google search engine technology a snippet is the small sample of content shown to users on the Google search results page. In May 2009, Google introduced Rich Snippets, which according to Google is “a new presentation of snippets that applies Google’s algorithms to highlight structured data embedded in Web pages”. Rich Snippets are used […]
- Richard Stallman
)[Image courtesy Richard Stallman Bio] Richard Matthew Stallman is a software developer and self-titled software freedom activist. He is credited with founding the GNU Project in 1984 (first announced in 1983), and the Free Software Foundation in 1985. He is also the author of several development tools including the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), the GNU […]
(1) Short for Advanced Encryption Standard, a symmetric 128-bit block data encryption technique developed by Belgian cryptographers Joan Daemen and Vincent Rijmen. The U.S government adopted the algorithm as its encryption technique in October 2000, replacing the DES encryption it used. AES works at multiple network layers simultaneously. The National Institute of Standards and Technology […]
Short for Radio over Internet Protocol (IP), RoIP is frequently used to describe an extension of VoIP using radio repeaters and base stations. Unlike VoIP, where two voice communication takes place between two telephones (or devices that act as telephones), RoIP is radio interoperability that is enabled through hardware devices, such as between new and […]
Named after the ancient Rosetta stone, which helped decipher hieroglyphics. A non-profit organization (www.rosettanet.org) that seeks to implement standards for supply-chain (manager-supplier) transactions on the Internet. Created in Winter 1998, the group includes companies like American Express, Microsoft, Netscape, and IBM, and is working to standardize labels for elements like product descriptions, part numbers, pricing […]