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  2. Internet - Wikipedia

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    Within the limitations imposed by small screens and other limited facilities of such pocket-sized devices, the services of the Internet, including email and the web, may be available. Service providers may restrict the services offered and mobile data charges may be significantly higher than other access methods.

  3. Maryland - Wikipedia

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    Maryland's 24 public library systems deliver public education for everyone in the state of Maryland through a curriculum that comprises three pillars: Self-Directed Education (books and materials in all formats, e-resources), Research Assistance & Instruction (individualized research assistance, classes for students of all ages), and ...

  4. Facebook - Wikipedia

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    Facebook is an online social media and social networking service owned by American company Meta Platforms. Founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes, its name comes from the face book directories often given to American university ...

  5. Login - Wikipedia

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    A screenshot of the English Wikipedia login screen. In computer security, logging in (or logging on, signing in, or signing on) is the process by which an individual gains access to a computer system by identifying and authenticating themselves. The user credentials are typically some form of username and a matching password, [1] and these ...

  6. Federation - Wikipedia

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    t. e. A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central federal government ( federalism ). In a federation, the self-governing status of the component states, as well as the division of power between them and the central ...

  7. Interpreter (computing) - Wikipedia

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    History [ edit] Interpreters were used as early as 1952 to ease programming within the limitations of computers at the time (e.g. a shortage of program storage space, or no native support for floating point numbers). Interpreters were also used to translate between low-level machine languages, allowing code to be written for machines that were ...

  8. Apex Learning - Wikipedia

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    History [ edit] Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen founded Apex Learning in 1997 to apply online courses and test prep to material for grades 6-12. The company initially focused on Advanced Placement courses and test prep. [2] Within one year of operation, 200 students used the Apex platform. [citation needed]

  9. Single sign-on - Wikipedia

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    Single sign-on. Single sign-on ( SSO) is an authentication scheme that allows a user to log in with a single ID to any of several related, yet independent, software systems. True single sign-on allows the user to log in once and access services without re-entering authentication factors. It should not be confused with same-sign on (Directory ...