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BUS 252- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 26 pages long!)


Department
Business
Course Code
BUS 252
Professor
Nihad Al Jiboori
Study Guide
Final

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Humber
BUS 252
Final EXAM
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Chapter 1
The Environment and the Tools
Network
- Consists of connected computers, mobile devices, printers, and data storage
devices that share computing resources and data
Internet
- A worldwide public network that connects millions of these private networks
World Wide Web (WWW)
- A part of the internet that consists of connected computers called web servers
that store electronic documents called webpages
Webpage
- Specially formatted document that can contain images, text, interactive elements,
and hyperlinks, which are links to other pages
Website
- Is a group of related web pages
Influence on Society (4)
1. Communication
- Bookmark, shortcut, internet relay chat, web-based chat, IM, Mobile IM, Blog,
vid sharing, social networking, social bookmarking, 3D virtual worlds, wiki
2. Education
- Online courses available to earn a degree or certificate, or watch a video or read a
blog post by an amateur expert
o Several universities and academic institutions publish some or all
educational materials online
- Formal and informal education
3. Entertainment and News
- Popular entertainment sites including music, videos, sports, games and more
- News websites allow you to read news stories, and some even allow you to
watch video clips
o Some provide interactive elements
4. E-Commerce
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- Encompasses a wide variety of online business activities, including consumer
shopping and investing and the exchange of business data and transactions
within a company or among multiple companies
o Business-to-consumer (B2C)
o Business-to-business (B2B)
o Consumer-to-consumer (C2C)
Cable Internet Access
- Allows users to connect to the internet through their cable line
- Rapid transfer rates using a cable modem connected to a CATV line
Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access
- Internet connectivity that uses satellite technology
- Radio signals provide high-speed connection
o Wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi)
- Standards classified by generation
o 3G & 4G
Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)
- used to be the main way all users connected to the internet
Dial-Up Lines
- Temporary connection that uses analog phone lines
- Least popular internet access method
Digital Dedicated Lines
- A constant connection between two communications devices
- Quality, consistency, and speed of the connection are better than a dial-up line
- 3 Popular types of DDL
o Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
o Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL)
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