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Browser

A computer program used to find files or to surf the Internet. Web browsers are necessary to engage in e-commerce. That is, one cannot buy a book online without a browser to access a website from which to order books.
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But beyond trying the lower-prone browsers to decrease many of the problems that plague the Internet, the upstart programs also bring compelling features to schools that are not available on older browsers.
As newer versions of Java entered the market, they were not automatically incorporated into the browser, forcing users and/or administrators to assume the burden of client/server-like maintenance and upgrade issues.
When the browser encounters those URLs again, it sends those specific cookies to the Web server.
ANT Fresco is a browser that enables freedom to leverage brand identity.
Try a text-based browser such as the widely respected Lynx.
It also asks a federal court to order Microsoft to notify operators of Windows 95 that they are free to use any compatible Internet browser - like Netscape's Navigator - and to provide instructions about how to remove the Internet Explorer from their computers if they choose.
In the browser artifact profile the authentication authority holds on to the assertion and gives Tom's browser a unique handle to the assertion called an artifact.
And browsers such as Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer began to do more than just display Web pages; they began handling those other Internet activities.
Product Browser extends the value of product development information captured in Productstream by making it available to additional groups in a manufacturing organization.
Flock, the innovative social web browser based on Firefox, today announced the appointment of Shawn Hardin as President & Chief Executive Officer.