ICT Glossary - key words

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3G
Third generation wireless communication which allows high speed wireless data transfer
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Acceptable use policy
Rules to which users agree, to reduce the misuse of ICT. Often found on social networking sites
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Bandwith
The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection
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Biometric
Automated method of recognising a person based on characteristics (face,fingerprints,iris,voice)
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Blog
A shared online journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies
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Blue jacking
The sending of unwanted messages to others over Bluetooth connections
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Bluetooth
Allows the exchange of data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices.in order for devices to communicate they must be able to understand the Bluetooth rules(protocols)
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Blu-Ray
A disk enables the recording, rewriting and playback of high-definition video and the storing of large amounts of data. It has more than five times the storage capacity of traditional DVDs and can hold up to 25GB on a dual layer disk
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Broadband
A high speed connection to the internet
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Buffering
Downloading a certain amount of data into temporary storage before starting to play a file
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Card Code verification (CCV)
A set of numbers on the back of a credit card that help verify that the use of the credit card is legitimate
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Cloud Computing
A system in which all computer programs and data is stored on a central server owned by a company and accessed virtually
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Collaboratively
Working together with other people
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Commercial
Related to a business
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Compatible
The ability of a device to communicate and share information with another device
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Computer Misuse Act
This law restricts people from accessing or modifying data without permission
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Convergence
When one device is developed to carry out functions that were originally performed by several different devices
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Cookies
Small text files that are sent to your computer from certain websites.They track your behaviour and transactions
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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act
This law protect peoples original work from being used without their permission
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Credit Card
A plastic card, issued by banks,building societies, retail stores, which enables a person to buy goods and services without the need for cash.The holder agrees to pay the money back borrowed at a later date,sometimes with interest
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Data Protection Act
This law regulates how personal information is used and protects against the misuse of personal details
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Debit Card
Similar to credit card, but the money is taken directly from the cardholders bank account
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Digital Divide
unequal access to ICT for individuals or groups, usually due to financial, health or cultural reasons
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Rules to which users agree, to reduce the misuse of ICT. Often found on social networking sites

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Acceptable use policy

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The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection

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Automated method of recognising a person based on characteristics (face,fingerprints,iris,voice)

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A shared online journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies

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