Cloud computing

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A generic term for software services and applications that are provided to the user via the internet, rather than being installed on a computer hard disk. Cloud applications are used in a web browser; examples include office applications (such as Google Drive) and backup services (such as Dropbox and Mega).

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A window or web page designed for entering information, and the code used to make it work. Often used to put information into a database.