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Fixed Wireless (Wireless Local Loop)

Fixed wireless refers to wireless devices or systems that are situated in fixed locations, such as an office or home, as opposed to devices that are mobile, such as smartphones and tablets. Fixed wireless devices normally derive their electrical power from utility mains, as opposed to portable wireless devices that normally derive their power from […]

File Control Block (FCB)

FCB (File Control Block) is an internal file system structure used in DOS for accessing files on disk. The FCB block contains information about the drive name, filename, file type and other information that is required by the system when a file is accessed or created.

fulfillment

Also called order fulfillment, in electronic commerce terminology, it is the term used to describe the complete process used by a company from the point of sale onward to the delivery of a product to a customer.

fresh content

In SEO (search engine optimization) terminology, it is content that is new or dynamic in nature and gives people a reason to visit your Web site. Many SEO experts believe that using fresh content on your Web site will help your page obtain better placement on search engine results page (SERP). Some search engines may […]

fill handle

In Microsoft Excel, fill handle is a command that lets you fill data in to your spreadsheet cells, that is based on a pattern you establish. For example, you can use this command to continue a series of numbers, text combinations, or dates.

Formula Bar

A toolbar at the top of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet window that you can use to enter or copy an existing formula in to cells or charts. It is labeled with function symbol (fx). By clicking the Formula Bar, or when you type an equal (=) symbol in a cell, the Formula Bar will activate.

Format Painter

A number of Microsoft Office programs, including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Word offer the pre-defined Format Painter tool. Format Painter is used when you want to copy formatting from one item to another. For example if you have written text in Word, and have it formatted using a specific font type, color, and font size […]

forward chaining

In artificial intelligence (AI) systems, forward chaining refers to a scenario where the AI has been provided with a specific problem must “work forwards” to figure out how to solve the set problem. To do this, the AI would look back through the rule-based system to find the “if” rules and determine which rules to […]

fingerprint template

In biometrics, a fingerprint template is the name used to describe a stored file in a fingerprint scanning system. When a fingerprint is entered in to the system, only a “template” of the fingerprint is stored, not an image of the fingerprint. A fingerprint template is smaller than the actual fingerprint image and using the […]

Firesheep for Firefox

A Firefox extension that was designed to demonstrate the serious issue of HTTP session hijacking (sidejacking). Many websites allow its users to submit a username and password on-site, and then after checking for matching account information, the server replies back with a cookie that will be used by your Web browser for all subsequent requests. […]