<S> - <S> tag produces a strike throughout a text. <S> tag is depreciated and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD, therefore it's recommended to use DEL tag instead.

Strike through <s>the following text.</s>

<Samp> - SAMP tag is specifing a fixed-width font.

Compare for yourself - 1 <samp>Compare for yourself - 2<samp>

<Script>  - SCRIPT tags define scripts within a web page and let the web browsers know that it's not an HTML section. You can place a <SCRIPT> tag anywhere within HTML, but the best practice is to place it between the <HEAD></HEAD> tags.

    <script src="javascript.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        document.write("This is a script tag placement tutorial.")

<Select> - SELECT tag creates a menu on a form.

    <option value ="planes" selected="selected">Planes</option>
    <option value ="trains">Trains</option>
    <option value ="automobiles">Automobiles</option>

<small> - SMALL tag creates a small text.

Compare normal text in relationship to <small>small text</small>

<Strike> - STRIKE tag creates a strike through words or text. Strike tag is depreciated and is not supported in XHTML 1.0 Strict DTD, therefore it's recommended to use DEL tag instead.

<strike>striking through</strike>

<Strong> - STRONG tag is specifying a strong text.

    <p>Weightlifters are <strong>strong people.</strong></p>

<Style> - STYLE tag specifies a link and location to a style sheet, and gives a command to browsers regarding to a layout for a web page. Please find; First bold line is an External Style, and the next bold lines are for the Internal Style web page presentation.

    <title>HTML Tags - Head Tag</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css" />

    <style type="text/css">
        h1{text-align: center; font-style: italic}

<sub> - SUB tag is defining a subscripted text.

SUB tag is creating <sub>a subscripted text.</sub>

<sup> - SUP tag is defining a superscripted text.

SUP tag is creating <sup>a superscripted text.</sup>

S Health - A personal health and wellness app that lets you track your workouts, daily foo d intake and weight levels, so you can monitor your progress. You can also monitor your health statistics like blood pressure and blood glucose levels. It will even tell you the comfort level of surroundings by calculating the temperature and humidity. S Health is available on select Samsung devices.

S Pen - A feature (available on some Samsung devices) that captures handwritten notes and sketches with the use of a stylus. It's integrated into apps on your Samsung device.

S Suggest - An app and widget (available for some Samsung devices) that lets you discover apps that are guaranteed to be compatible with your device. Browse directly from a live widget on the home screen without having to sort through an application store.

S Translator - An app available for select Samsung devices that can translate text or your voice from one language to another.

S Voice - An app (available on some Samsung devices) that acts as an intelligent personal digital assistant that responds to your voice commands and questions.

Samsung Apps - An online store for apps that are optimized for Samsung devices. All apps in Samsung Apps have been thoroughly tested to insure they provide a high-quality experience on Samsung devices. Samsung Apps is available online and as a mobile app.

Samsung Link - A feature that lets you view, play and send content from one Samsung device to another or access saved content on storage services. With a simple touch, you can send videos from your Samsung mobile device to your Samsung TV for enhanced viewing, or listen to music from your home computer through your mobile device.

Samsung Music Player - An app for storing and playing your favorite songs and playlists on your Samsung Galaxy Gear™, so you don’t have to carry around your mobile phone to play music.

SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) - A measure of the amount of radio frequency energy (radiation) the body absorbs when using a radio transmitter device, such as a mobile phone.

ScanLife Barcode Reader - A mobile app that enables your camera phone to function as a barcode scanner. You can use it to scan registered barcodes and view information on the associated entity, such as a product, service or company.

Screen Capture - A feature that lets you take a picture of the screen currently displayed on your device. The images are saved to the Screen Capture folder on your device.

Screen location - Where the ad is on the page, such as above the fold (ATF) or below the fold (BTF).  This is also referred to as “position” or “placement.”

Screen type (delivery media) targeting - Targeting based on where the ad would be delivered, such as Web, video, mobile, or email.

 Screener - A Screener is a version of a film for sending to film festivals and press. Often requested as a DVD, but sometimes accepted online, screeners should be formatted correctly and marked with the appropriate information requested by the festival.

Screenplay - Screenplay is a formatted written work that includes stage direction, action, character names and dialogue.

SD (Secure Digital) Card - A type of removable flash memory card that can be used to store various types of files, such as photos, videos, music and software.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) - Online marketing aimed at increasing a given website’s visibility on a search engine results page (SERP) by both optimizing the website for indexing and purchasing ads or paid inclusions.

Search Engine Marketing (SEM) – Form of online marketing that involves the promotion of web properties by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages and through paid online advertisements like PPC.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) – Process of increasing organic traffic from search engines results pages. All major search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing have such results, where web pages and other content are analyzed and ranked based on what the search engine considers most relevant to the user.

Search Engine Results Page (SERP) – The listings a user sees in the search engines after typing in a search query. The results typically consist of a series of Organic listings and Paid or sponsored search ads.

 Search Engines - Online tools that allow you to find specific Web pages by using a keyword search query. The three main search engines are Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Google Analytics segments your traffic data so you can see which search engines are driving traffic to your Website, and how much traffic each search engine is generating. Google Analytics allows you to separate this data into paid and non-paid results.

Search Network  –  A group of search-related websites where your ads can appear, including Google search sites and search partners.

Search Partners  – Websites partnered with Google to show PPC advertisements on the Search Network.  They can be opted out of in the Google interface, but advertisers don’t have the ability to bid exclusively on search partners.

Search Query Report (SQR) – Also known as a “search terms report”, this allows advertisers to review the actual search queries that triggered their PPC ads. This report is great for identifying new profitable keyword ideas and blocking irrelevant queries.

Search Query – A basic search query is what the user enters when searching on any search engine.  If their search includes the keywords that you are bidding on your ad will appear (depending on match types and all of the other targeting options, of course).

Second Screen - A customizable bar across the top of the screen on certain LG devices that gives you easy access to the apps and features you use most. Quickly see notifications, recently opened apps, favorite contacts and more no matter what screen you’re on. Second Screen also shows the date, time and notifications while your phone is sleeping, so you always have that important info without touching a button.  

Secondary Line - A line on a Family SharePlan® that is considered an additional line and has a lower monthly charge than the primary line.

Secret Question - A means of verification required when resetting your password or retrieving your User ID in My Verizon. You’re required to choose a secret question and answer when you sign up.

Secure eBill - An option allowing you to receive your monthly billing statement via secure email rather than standard mail.

Secure Element - An encrypted tamper-proof smart card chip enabling secure mobile payment transactions.

Secure Server -  A Web server that supports any of the major security protocols, like SSL, that encrypt and decrypt messages to protect them against third party tampering. Making purchases from a secure Web server ensures that a user’s payment or personal information can be translated into a secret code that’s difficult to crack.

 Security - Measures taken to keep something protected or safe from viewing, destruction, or manipulation. 

Security Certificate- A chunk of information (often stored as a text file) that is used by the SSL protocol to establish a secure connection. A Security Certificate contains information about whom it belongs to, who it was issued by, a unique serial number or other unique identification, valid dates, and an encrypted "fingerprint" that can be used to verify the contents of the certificate. In order for an SSL connection to be created both sides must have a valid Security Certificate (also called a "Digital ID").

Security Image - An online security feature that's set up between your computer and Verizon Wireless. You select a unique Security Image, and that image will appear every time you enter your User ID on the Sign In page for My Verizon while using your computer. When you see your Security Image, you’ll know that you’re accessing the official Verizon Wireless website, not a fraudulent phishing website.

Selective Focus - A camera feature that makes objects stand out by blurring the part of the image you don't want to focus on. You can choose to focus on the background, foreground or evenly across the whole picture. Selective Focus is available on select Samsung devices.

Selling rule – Called “OpenX Market Rule” for OpenX products.Enables OpenX Ad Server, Bidder, and SSP customers to specify what inventory is eligible for RTB buyers to purchase. Publishers can use this tool to set specific criteria for selling their inventory, such as: inventory targeting, floor price, and ad quality filters.

Server administrator - A server administrator, or server admin, has the job responsibility of managing and monitoring the performance of the computer servers in a company's data center.Also referred to as a systems administrator, server administrators work with servers and networks on a daily basis to ensure that the systems run efficiently and continue to operate without downtime or performance degradation.

Server Core - Server Core is a minimal installation option introduced in Windows Server 2008 as a way to run Windows Server with a limited set of features and with support for only certain server roles. The Server Core installation option is available in the Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter editions of Windows Server 2008.With Server Core, Microsoft stripped away all features (including the graphical user interface, or GUI) other than those essential to running core network services, such as Active Directory Domain Servers (AD DS), DNS, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and File and Print services.The Windows Server Core installation stands in contrast to the full installation option for Windows Server, which supports installing all available server roles as well as other Microsoft and third-party server applications likeMicrosoft Exchange Server or SAP.

Server -   A computer, or a software package, that provides a specific kind of service to client software running on other computers. The term can refer to a particular piece of software, such as a WWW server, or to the machine on which the software is running.
A single server machine can (and often does) have several different server software packages running on it, thus providing many different servers to clients on the network.

Service Blocks - A feature of Usage Controls that allows the Account Owner to restrict otherson the account from purchasing data services, including Ringback Tones, apps and other services.

 Session - In terms of the payment system, a session manages the exchange of money. 

Session cap - An integer that specifies the total number of times during a session that a viewer can be exposed to a combination of ads for a particular line item.

SET Secure Electronic Transaction - A standard electronic transmission security format developed by Visa/MasterCard which uses a combination of encryption, digital signatures, certificates and third-party validation for secure credit card transactions over the Internet. 

Settlement - A process in which an electronic transaction (credit cards) is accepted for financial settlement between the acquiring and issuing banks. S-HTTP Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol - A secure version of HTTP, developed by Netscape, which provides general transaction security services over the Web.

Share Everything Plan - The original plan that included unlimited minutes and messages, plus a single data package shared between all the devices on an account. This plan is no longer available. See MORE Everything Plan.

Share Name ID - A free service that lets you customize the name that others see when they receive your call on a device enabled with Caller Name ID. See also Caller Name ID.

Share Shot - A camera shooting mode, available on select Samsung devices, that lets you instantly share pictures you capture with devices that support Wi-Fi Direct™.

Shared Anytime Minutes - The Anytime Minute allowance for a Family SharePlan®, which can be used by all lines on the account.

Shared Budgets  – Ad Words budgeting option that allows advertisers to specify a particular amount for a group of campaigns to spend in a given day. This can be a good way to avoid spreading budget too thin, particularly in smaller accounts.

Shareware -  software that is freely distributed for a small fee paid on an “honor system.” You are not required to pay the fee to try the program, but if you like the software enough to use it, you are expected to send the fee directly to the creator.

Shielded VMs - Shielded VMs, or Shielded Virtual Machines, are a security feature introduced in Windows Server 2016  for protecting Hyper-V Generation 2 virtual machines (VMs) from unauthorized access or tampering.

Shipping - The process of physically moving merchandise form a point of origin, like a retailer’s warehouse, to a destination, like a customer’s home.

Shockwave -  A multimedia program. Also a plug-in that lets you experience cool sounds and 3D motion.

Short Code - A special short number used to address SMS and MMS messages from mobile or fixed phones for value-added services such as interactive voting, mobile contributions and purchasing digital content.

Shot List - Shot List is a full log of all the shots you want to include in your film; essentially it is a checklist filled with minute details that will give your film a sense of direction and efficiency.

Shoulder Rig - Shoulder Rig is a piece of equipment used to help stabilize a handheld camera.

Show ‘N Go - A non-electronic transfer of information from a consumer to a merchant through a mobile device. This use case occurs when a consumer presents a static image on their mobile phone to a merchant as an act of showing proof of purchase, redemption of a coupon or other related activity that typically will involve a manual intervention on the merchant side.

Show Rooming - When a customer visits a brick and mortar retail location to touch and feel a product and then goes online or to a low-service big-box retailer to purchase the product at a lower price.

Shutter speed - Shutter speed is the amount of time that each individual frame is exposed for when shooting video on a DSLR. For example, if you set your camera’s shutter speed to 60, each frame is being exposed for 1/60th of a second.

Sideshare - An app for Android™ phones that lets you share information like text and photos during a call, without interrupting your conversation. You can find and download Sideshare at no cost from the Google Play™ Store app on your phone.

Signal-To-Noise Ratio -  When used in reference to newsgroup activity, ‘signal- to-noise ratio’ describes the relation between amount of actual information in a discussion, compared to their quantity. More often than not, there’s substantial activity in a newsgroup, but a very small number of those articles actually contain anything useful.

Silent Mode - A device setting in which your ringtone and other notification sounds are turned off.

SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) - The term commonly used to identify the UICC, an integrated circuit in the form of a smart card which can be moved from device to device, required for Verizon Wireless 4G devices. It’s also a module used in GSM that may be added to the UICC. It provides a means to authenticate the user, but it may also store other subscriber related information or apps (e.g., text messages, contacts, etc.).

SIM Card - Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) is a memory chip used by some cellular phones. The SIM card can store data such as user identity, location and phone number, network authorization information, personal security keys, personal contact lists and stored text messages. Security features include authentication and encryption. The SIM card can also contain other electronic chips such as a secure element module used to store highly secure information such as electronic payment credentials.

SIM Optional Feature - A feature that can be retained on your account if you switch to another device that isn't compatible with the feature. This option is only available when switching between 4G LTE devices. You'll continue to be billed any applicable charges for the feature for as long as it's on your account. This option is helpful if you want to switch back to your original 4G LTE device, or another compatible device, and access your original features without interruption to your service. For example:- you can have a 4G LTE smartphone with VZ Navigator® assigned as a feature on your account. If you switch that device to a 4G LTE USB modem, you can keep VZ Navigator on your account, even though the feature isn't compatible with the new device. You can then switch back to the original smartphone at any time and access VZ Navigator without making any additional changes to your account.

Simulator - An online interactive tool that shows step-by-step instructions on how to set up and use your Smartphone or tablet. Each step contains written instructions and an image of the device screen, so you can easily follow along. Learn basics like customizing your Home screen and using Wi-Fi, or get more advanced help with syncing email and using unique apps on the device. It's a great tool to use when you're learning a new device or if you're just wanting to try one out before purchasing. View the full list of available device simulators at VerizonWireless.com/simulators.

Single Line Plan - A plan that includes unlimited talk and text for one smartphone with the option of a 1 GB or 2 GB monthly data allowance. As of 7/24/15 this plan is no longer available for new accounts.

Single Sign On - Service that provides access to multiple online Verizon portals without having to sign in multiple times.

Site - An OpenX component that represents top-level domains or sub-domains and is used to organize ad units. Sites enable you to target and report on inventory performance.

Site links  Extensions  – Feature that displays links to different pages of a website beneath the ad text. Sitelinks can appear in ads at the top and bottom of the SERPs and for some search partners.  Site links need to direct users to a different destination URL than what your main ad points to.

Site section - A way of classifying inventory, for example into vertical segments of content.

Sketchup - SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design—and available in a freeware version, SketchUp Make, and a paid version with additional functionality, ...

 SKU - This is referred to as a stock keeping unit which is a specific number designating one specific product.

SkyDrive - A cloud service provided by Microsoft® where you can store and access pictures, videos, documents and more.

Skype - An app for making and receiving voice calls over the Internet. Calls made between two Skype accounts are free of charge. You can also make discounted international calls to mobile and landline phones, while in the US, all with video.

Slacker - An app that gives you access to Slacker Radio® Internet radio service with over 2.4 million songs and 100 programmed stations. You can also create your own customized station and request, ban, pause and skip songs.

Slate - A Slate is a rectangular board and clapstick that produces a sharp “clap” sound. Used for capturing and organizing sound during production, making the job of the editor easier when syncing picture and sound in post.

Sleep Mode - A mode that automatically turns a device off after it has been unused for a specific period of time, designed to conserve battery life.

Slide Aside - A multitasking feature available on certain mobile devices that lets you switch between open apps by swiping, rather than going back to the Home screen.

Slider - A Slider is a device that uses a track to allow smooth camera movements laterally, front to back, or even diagonally.

Sling - Connect to and view videos from a Slingbox® or a SlingLoaded™ set-top box (STB) via an IP connection.

SLIP (Serial Line Internet Protocol) -  If you have a dial-up account to an Internet service provider, you are using either PPP or SLIP to make your connection to the Internet. Although SLIP is easy to install and use, it does not provide the error correction or negotiation features that PPP has. For this reason, PPP has rapidly replaced SLIP as the more common standard.

Slow Motion - Slow Motion is the action of slowing down pre-recorded footage to a different speed.

Smart Accessories - Accessories that communicate with your device to give you personalized service and improve your device's performance.

Smart Actions - An app (available on certain Motorola devices) that helps automate everyday tasks to save you time. Create Smart Actions to launch your music player when you plug in your headphones or to adjust phone settings at home to extend battery life.

 Smart Card - A credit-card sized tamper resistant plastic card that contains a microprocessor that can store and process data. 

Smart home - Smart home is a term that refers to modern homes that have appliances, lighting and/or electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by the owner, often via a mobile app. Smart home-enabled devices can also operate in conjunction with other devices in the home and communicate information to other smart devices.Smart home-enabled devices can include appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, and toaster ovens, as well as heating and air conditioning units and lighting devices. Some examples of smart home-enabled electronic devices are audio and video entertainment systems, camera and security systems, and computers, laptops and other electronics mobile devices.

Smart Notice - An app that learns from you and adapts to your needs, providing useful suggestions to help make life simpler every day. It can tell you how to speed up your phone's processes, prompt you to respond to missed or ignored calls and give general tips for using your device.

Smart Share - An app available for LG devices that lets you view multimedia files from your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone on your TV.

Smartphone - A phone with an operating system for downloading and using apps, browsing the Internet, emailing, managing attachments, updating social media, and standard services like messaging and picture-taking.

SmartTap - Ability to make a contactless payment by tapping your mobile device (SmartTap is a registered trademark of Isis).

Smiley -  A type of emoticon that lets you show how you’re feeling by using symbols to create faces.

Smoke - Smoke Testing, also known as “Build Verification Testing”, is a type ofsoftware testing that comprises of a non-exhaustive set of tests that aim at ensuring that the most important functions work.

Smooth pacing - A pacing configuration wherein OpenX Ad Server attempts to evenly distribute the delivery of impressions over the specified time period.

SMS - SMS (Short Message Service) is a messaging system that allows sending messages between mobile devices that consist of short messages, normally with text only content. or “A short (160 characters max) text-only message sent from one mobile device to another.”

SMS Marketing- A form of mobile marketing that utilizes SMS to deliver its promotion.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) - An Internet protocol for sending email messages. It handles messages sent from a client (e.g., software on a PC or mobile device) to an email server. It also handles messages sent between email servers. SMTP complements Post Office Protocol v.3 (POP3) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) for downloading and receiving email messages.

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) -  A set of standards for communication with devices connected to a TCP/IP network. Examples of these devices include routers, hubs, and switches.

 Snorricam - A Snorricam is a camera rig attached to the body of an actor to create the effect of a background that moves dynamically around a subject that remains stationary. Also known as a chestcam or bodymount camera.

Social Advertising - A process for influencing human behavior on a large scale, using marketing principles for the purpose of societal benefit rather than commercial benefit.

Social Beat - A free service from Verizon Wireless that keeps you connected to Facebook®, Twitter®, MySpace®, Gmail™ and Google Talk™. It also feeds from more than 50 news, political and entertainment websites. Now it's easier than ever to post pictures, update your status, and keep in touch with family and friends.

Social Extensions – Type of AdWords extension that displays public brand endorsements (+1’s). However, you must have a Google+ page to be considered eligible.

Social Media - Internet-based tools or websites that facilitate sharing of content, opinions, links, images, or videos between people.

Social Media Marketing - A branch of Internet marketing aimed at promoting products or service via social media. It may be thought of as web-based word-of-mouth marketing.

Social Mobile Commerce - The ability for merchants to deliver targeted offers and behavior-based promotions to customers.

Social Networking - Use your favorite social networking apps, like Facebook® and Twitter®, on your mobile device to share content and updates with friends, family and colleagues.

Soft goods - Soft goods are products that can be distributed electronically. Examples of soft goods, also known as digital goods, include software, music files, images, books or any other type of data that can be sent electronically from one computer to another.

Soft Key - A key below a device’s main display panel that performs special functions. The functions change depending on which screen you’re viewing.

Soft Reset - The process of turning a device off and turning it back on again using the Power button or a similar method outlined in your device’s User Manual. A soft reset is like restarting your computer and is often used as the first step in any troubleshooting. In most cases, it won’t affect the data on your device, unless the battery is very low. A soft reset can be helpful if your device locks up or freezes, your keypad doesn’t respond, you can’t place or receive calls, or your device experiences any other general issue. See also Hard Reset.

Soft sale (soft selling) - In email marketing a soft sale means that the initial contact with a  potential customer (or first remarketing contact) uses a gentle, service-based tone. It is a clear and direct action in relation to a specific user experience.Example of Soft Sell :- Soft selling is often used on online retail whencustomer abandons a shopping cart. In this example, the customer may have abandoned for any number of reasons. Instead of pushing the sale, you could inquire using a soft sale tone email message to ask if there was a technical problem you can help with. This opens the lines of communication in a non-intrusive way.

Softimage - Autodesk Softimage, or simply Softimage (/sɒftᵻˈmɑːʒ/) is a 3D computer graphics application, owned by Autodesk, for producing 3D computer graphics3D modeling, and computer animation.

Software - Various types of programs used to operate mobile devices. Software can be changed and updated without making any physical alterations to the device.

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Cinematography Composite Corel Painter Crazy Painter Crazy Bump Cry Engine CSS Da Vinci Resolve Dream Weaver Edge Animate
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HDR Light Studio HDR Shop Houdini HTML Illustrator In Design Inventor Javascript Key Shot Krakatoa
Light Room Lighwave Mari Marmoset Tool Bag Marvelous Designer Massive Match Mover Maxwell Render Maya Maya LT
Mental Ray Mocha Modo Motion Builder Mudbox Muse Nuke Oculus Omni Graffle PF Clean
PF Depth PF Track Photoshop Pixel Bender Poser Premiere Pro Pro Tools PT Gui PY Charm Quixel Suite
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Software Update - An update to your device's operating system that typically includes new features and fixes problems that may have been reported. The update is wirelessly downloaded to your device at no additional cost to you.

Sole Proprietorship - A business structure wherein a single individual both owns and runs the company. For the most part, there is not legal distinction between the owner and the business.

Solidworks - SOLIDWORKS is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that runs on Microsoft Windows. SOLIDWORKS is published by Dassault Systèmes.

Spam - Any unsolicited, unwanted, irrelevant or inappropriate message sent to you by email, text message or other messaging service.

Spam Controls - A service allowing you to block phone numbers, email addresses domains and text names, preventing them from contacting your mobile device.

Spammer - A spammer is someone who sends spam and/or someone that allows the use of their computer(s) to send out spam.

Speakerphone - A feature that activates the loudspeaker on your phone, broadcasting the voice of the incoming caller. Anybody within a short distance of the phone can hear and participate in the conversation.

Speed Dial - A feature allowing you to assign commonly dialed phone numbers to specific buttons on your phone. You can then call the number by pushing just one button rather than entering the full 10 digits.

Speed tree - SpeedTree is a group of vegetation programming and modeling software products developed and sold by Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV) that generates virtual foliage for animations, architecture and in real time for video games and demanding real time simulations

Spider -  Computer robot programs, referred to sometimes as “crawlers” or “knowledge-bots” or “knowbots” that are used by search engines to roam the World Wide Web via the Internet, visit sites and databases, and keep the search engine database of web pages up to date. They obtain new pages, update known pages, and delete obsolete ones. Their findings are then integrated into the “home” database.

Split screen - Split screen incorporates more than one simultaneous image in the screen. Usually it’s divided in two, but there can be many more.

Split Testing - In online marketing, a testing model that has marketers simultaneously test two variables (often labeled A and B) in order to discover which variation in web page or ad content or design produces the best possible result. 

Sponsorship - A way for an advertiser to sponsor a section of a website. As a sales technique, sponsorship works best when the web page is relevant to the advertiser’s products or services.

Spyware - Software that collects information about you and your behavior while using the device it’s been installed on. Your information can then be shared with additional parties. Spyware can be used for marketing purposes to provide you with relevant advertising. It can also be used for malicious or fraudulent purposes, without your consent, to steal your information. To ensure your information remains protected, there are many anti-spyware apps available for smartphones, tablets, computers and other devices.

SQL (Structured Query Language) - A specialized language for sending queries to databases. Most industrial-strength and many smaller database applications can be addressed using SQL. Each specific application will have its own slightly different version of SQL implementing features unique to that application, but all SQL-capable databases support a common subset of SQL.


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SSID - The Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name of the wireless network. It can be contained in the beacons sent out by APs, or it can be ‘hidden’ so that clients who wish to associate must first know the name of the network. Early security guidance was to hide the SSID of your network, but modern networking tools can detect the SSID by simply watching for legitimate client association, as SSIDs are transmitted in cleartext.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) - A cryptographic protocol that provides a communication security over the Internet.

SSP - Supply-side platform, a platform or provider that allows publishers to manage and optimize revenue for their inventory from multiple sources, often in real time.

Stack - can also be short for a network protocol stack. In networking, connections between computers are made through a series of smaller connections. These connections, or layers, act like the stack data structure, in that they are built and disposed of in the same way.

Standalone GPS (Global Positioning System) - A location services setting that only uses the satellite GPS signal to determine your location. See also Assisted GPS.

Standalone Mode - In Stand Alone mode, you can bundle the kernel and real-time application into one entity on the target computer, independent of the development computer. You can configure a target computer to automatically start executing your real-time application for continuous operation each time the system is started. If the target computer has a keyboard, you can control the real-time application using the target computer command-line interface.

Note:   Stand Alone mode does not require a connection between the development and target computers.

    Standby Time - The maximum length of time that a device is fully charged, turned on and available to send and receive calls or data transmissions. Transmitting calls and data reduces this time because transmission requires more power.

    Start date - The date a campaign is scheduled to start.

    Static IP - A permanent IP address on the Internet, which enables a business to make company information available for telecommuters, host websites and email servers, conduct webcasts and telemetry devices.

    Steadicam - A Steadicam is a flying camera stabilizer (often comprised of an arm, vest, and sled) that enables cinematographers to get smooth moving shots.

    Sticky - A descriptive term for websites where users typically stay longer than normal. For example, gambling sites are often considered sticky.

    Storage Spaces Direct - Storage Spaces Direct is a feature introduced in Windows Server 2016 that extends the software-defined storage (SDS) stack in Windows Server to enable building highly-available (HA) storagesystems with local storage.Microsoft developed Storage Spaces Direct, or S2D, to help simplify the deployment and management of software-defined storage systems as well as to open the use of new classes of disk devices like SATA and NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express disks) disk devices, which were previously not able to be used with clustered Storage Spaces with shared disks.

    Store and Forward - A telecommunications technique in which information is sent to an intermediate station where it is kept and sent at a later time to the final destination or to another intermediate station. In payments processing it relates to storing sensitive payment authentication data (like magstripe data) for a period of time until it can be transmitted to a processor for authorization.

    Storefront - Electronic or physical location where a merchant can facilitate and promote the sale of goods.

    Storyboards - Storyboards are drawings that show each scene of your film, creating a blueprint for your movie. Storyboards provide a clear and concise visual plan for what you need to shoot or animate.

    STREAMING - An Internet derived expression for the one-way transmission of video and audio content. When streaming video, the video is not downloaded onto your device, but it is viewed directly online via your device (still using of your data allowance).

    Streamlined Billing - A simplified version of your bill that helps reduce paper use. Your streamlined bill will appear in the same format as it does in a detailed bill, except the call details for each mobile number won’t be printed.

    Subscriber’s Mobile Bill - This is a mobile consumer’s bill from their carrier.

    Subscription - Product or services initiated by a mobile subscriber to receive content on an ongoing basis, typically with periodic bill due to payment. It is not a one-time usage service.

    Supply Chain - A network or system of businesses involved in moving a product from its manufacturing point to the customer. In online retailing, the supply chain usually represents the distributor and manufacturer of a product.

    Surcharge - Charges that help defray the cost of taxes and other charges and fees imposed by the government.

    SureResponse® - A mobile Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) that can help you get in touch with a loved one or emergency services virtually 24/7 at the press of button. As of 12/31/14, we'll no longer sell the SureResponse device. If you already have SureResponse, you can continue to use the SureResponse service.

    SureType® - A predictive text entry system that uses software to predict the word you may be typing based on the first few letters you enter. It displays a list of possible words on the screen and allows you to select the correct one.

    Suspend Service - Temporarily stopping service on a mobile device, with the intention of resuming service in the near future.

     Swiped Card - Credit card information that is electronically entered into a computerized system by swiping the credit card through a card reader or terminal. 

    Swishblog - A Swishblog is a unique way of vid-blogging (invented by Vimean Justin Johnson) that makes use of quick pans or tilts at the beginning and end of every shot to transition between clips and give your video a fun, dream-like feel.

    Swype - A keyboard app for touchscreen Smartphones in which you input text by dragging your finger or stylus in one continuous motion over the letters instead of tapping each key individually.

    SYMBIAN - Symbian is a OS used on smartphones, particularly the older generation of smartphones from the beginning of this millennium. It is still used by some smartphones (e.g. Nokia) but is quickly loosing its market share.

    Sync (Synchronize) - The process of sharing the same information across multiple devices and websites. Contacts, calendars and email are often synced through cloud services, so you can enter information on one device and access it through another.

    Sync or synchronization - Sync or synchronization refers to the sound lining up properly with the image.

    SYNCHRONOUS - A type of two-way communication with virtually no time delay, allowing participants to respond in real time.

    Syntheyes - SynthEyes is a program for 3-D camera tracking, also known as match-moving. SynthEyes can look at the image sequence from your live-action shoot and determine how the real camera moved during the shoot, what the camera's field of view (~focal length) was, and where various locations were in 3-D, so that you can create computer-generated imagery that exactly fits into the shot. 

    Streaming -  when a multimedia file can be played back without being completely downloaded first.
    TDM: Time Division Multiplexing
    TFTP: Trivial File Transfer Protocol
    TP: Twisted Pair