Assignment 2_1 - Southern Connecticut State University

Lisa Kieslich
Alexa Rich
“Podcast (or non-streamed webcast)- is a series of
digital media files (either audio or video) that are
released episodically and often downloaded
through web syndication. The word usurped
webcast in common vernacular, due to rising
popularity of the iPod and the innovation of web
“White paper (or "whitepaper") is an authoritative
report or guide that often addresses issues and
how to solve them. White papers are used to
educate readers and help people make decisions.
They are often used in politics, business, and
technical fields. In commercial use, the term has
also come to refer to documents used by
businesses as a marketing or sales tool.”
“Skype (pronounced /ˈskaɪp/) is a software
application that allows users to make voice calls
over the Internet. Calls to other users within the
Skype service are free, while calls to both
traditional landline telephones and mobile phones
can be made for a fee using a debit-based user
account system.”
“A blog (a blend of the term web log)[1] is a type of
website or part of a website. Blogs are usually
maintained by an individual with regular entries of
commentary, descriptions of events, or other
material such as graphics or video”
“Twitter is a social networking and microblogging
service, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., that
enables its users to send and read other users'
messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based
posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the
author's profile page. Tweets are publicly visible by
default, however senders can restrict message
delivery to their friends list.”
“A webcast is a media file distributed over the
Internet using streaming media technology to
distribute a single content source to many
simultaneous listeners/viewers. A webcast may
either be distributed live or on demand. Essentially,
webcasting is “broadcasting” over the Internet.”
“ (NASDAQ: PCLN) is a company that
operates a commercial website that helps users
obtain discount rates for travel-related items such
as airline tickets and hotel stays. The company is
not a direct supplier of these services; instead it
provides comparative pricing from an assortment
of service companies. It is headquartered in
Norwalk, Connecticut, United States.”
“ is an online real estate database that
was founded in 2005 by Rich Barton and Lloyd
Frink, former Microsoft executives and founders of
Microsoft spinoff Expedia. The website uses a
proprietary algorithm called the "Zestimate" to
appraise property values based on undisclosed
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