Pre-World Wide Web Online Services: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel

Pre-World Wide Web Online Services: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Aol, Bulletin Board System, Fidonet, Compuserve, Usenet, Prestel, Prodigy, Genie, Lexisnexis, Minitel, Imagination Network, the Well, Compunet, Applelink, Cix, Cbbs, Quantum Link, the Source, Delphi, Dialog, Dialcom, Byte Information Exchange, Telecom Gold, Viewtron, Hairy Troll Bbs. Excerpt: AOL Inc. (NYSE : AOL), formerly known as America Online is an American global Internet services and media company . The company was based in Northern Virginia from its founding until 2007. It is currently headquartered at 770 Broadway in New York. Founded in 1983 as Quantum Computer Services, it has franchised its services to companies in several nations around the world or set up international versions of its services. The AOL current homepage AOL is best known for its online software suite , also called AOL , that allowed millions of customers around the world to access the world’s largest “walled garden ” online community and eventually reach out to the internet as a whole. At its zenith , AOL’s membership was over 30 million members worldwide, most of whom accessed the AOL service through the AOL software suite. On May 28, 2009, Time Warner announced that it would spin off AOL into a separate public company, and the spinoff occurred on December 9, 2009, ending the 8 year relationship between the two companies. Description Original logo for AOL, from 1991 2006 With regional branches around the world, the former American “goliath among Internet service providers ” once had more than 30 million subscribers on several continents. In January 2000, AOL and Time Warner announced plans to merge. The terms of the deal negotiated called for AOL shareholders to own 55 % of the new, combined company. The deal closed on January 11, 2001 after receiving regulatory approval from the FTC , the FCC and…

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Computer-Mediated Communication: Internet Slang, Collaborative Software, Fidonet, Usenet, Computer-Supported Collaboration, Telepresence

Computer-Mediated Communication: Internet Slang, Collaborative Software, Fidonet, Usenet, Computer-Supported Collaboration, Telepresence

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Internet Slang, Collaborative Software, Fidonet, Usenet, Computer-Supported Collaboration, Telepresence, Dynamic Awareness Theory, the Royal Forums, Computer-Mediated Communication, Digital Conversation, List of Video Telecommunication Services and Product Brands, Drop.io, Polycom, Isl Online, Datacloud, Command Post of the Future, Pixetell, Dimdim, Fuze Meeting, Genesys Conferencing, Gotomeeting, Internet Linguistics, Glance Networks, Virtual Rendezvous, Collaborative Planning Software, Comotion, Online Discussion, Call Control, Online Discourse Environment, Telecollaboration, User Journey. Excerpt: In telephony , call control refers to the software within a telephone switch that supplies its central function. Call control decodes addressing information and routes telephone calls from one end point to another. It also creates the features that can be used to adapt standard switch operation to the needs of users. Common examples of such features are “Call Waiting “, “Call Forward on Busy “, and “Do Not Disturb”.Call control software, because of its central place in the operation of the telephone network, is marked by both complexity and reliability. Call control systems will typically require many thousands of person years in development. They will contain millions of lines of high level code. However they must and do meet reliability requirements that specify switch down time of only a few minutes in forty years.The required functionality and reliability of call control is a major challenge for Voice over IP (VoIP) systems. VoIP systems are based on Internet standards and technology which have not previously attempted to satisfy such complex and demanding requirements as those that specify call control.An alternative name often used is call processing .A hyperlinked version of…

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