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Editors of the Webopedia online computer and Internet terms dictionary strive to maintain a database of concise and relevant technology definitions. Each day new words, phrases and abbreviations are researched by our staff using only professional industry sources -- and then defined in easy-to-understand language. As our database of Internet and computer technology terms grow, this New Terms page lists the most recent 100 terms we have added so you can easily see what's new at Webopedia.


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It's Happening Now: Perceptual Computing is Real

Perceptual computing is the ability for a computer to recognize what is going on around it. More specifically, the computer can perceive the... Read More »

Apple Pay Promises to Strengthen Payment Security

Experts believe that Apple Pay and other competitive payment systems will be far more secure than cards, even cards equipped with EMV chips. Read More »

The Great Data Storage Debate: Is Tape Dead?

Tape clearly is on the decline. But remember, legacy systems can hang for a shockingly long time. Read More »