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What is is a popular social bookmarking and content discovery website. Although site management and maintenance is done the website's paid staff, all the content is submitted by the site's visitors on a voluntary basis. These submissions are subject... [more]

What is DomainKeys Identified Mail?

DomainKeys Identified Mail is a an email authentication method designed to control spam and phishing. Developed by Yahoo, DKIM is now endorsed by major Internet and email related organizations such as the PGP Corporation, Cisco Systems, and the devel... [more]

What is DRM?

DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. The term refers to a series of technologies aimed at preventing the unauthorized transfer of software, music, games, and other electronic media from a legal user to anybody else. When one "purchases" DRM-enab... [more]

What is a Dual Core Processor?

A dual core processor is an integrated circuit with two central processing units. This allows an operating system to multitask, or perform different functions simultaneously, at the hardware level as opposed to the software level. This uses less ener... [more]

What is Electricity?

Electricity is a broad term encompassing the family of phenomenon arising from interaction between charged particles. Of the four fundamental forces of nature, the electromagnetic force is the most influential in our everyday lives. It is responsible... [more]

What is an Electromagnet?

An electromagnet is a device which creates a magnetic field on demand when excited with electrical current. Opposed to conventional permanent magnets, electromagnets are generally weaker and less reliable. However, the ability to control the timing a... [more]

What is Email?

Email is abbreviation for "Electronic Mail". It is one of the most common uses of the Internet today, secondary only to the World Wide Web. Although originally spelled with a dash (E-mail) popular use has seen the dash eliminated. This is evidence to... [more]

What is Energy?

Energy is the ability to do work. Energy may be stored (potential energy), or it can be said to be a property of an objects motion (kinetic energy). While the scientific definition of energy has been refined for centuries and thus has a very specific... [more]

What is an EULA?

EULA is an acronym for End User License Agreement. It defines the relationship between the provider of software and the end user. Usually, the EULA restricts the way a user can use software, such as prohibiting the redistribution of the software or r... [more]

What is Facebook?

Facebook is a social networking service that allows users to post profiles and interact with the profiles of other users. It was founded in February 2004 and is currently reckoned to have 750 million active users. The site was founded by four Harvard... [more]


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