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ALSO CALLED: Graphical Browsers, Text-based Browsers, Internet Browsers, World-Wide Web Browsers, Pull Technology Software, WWW Browsers, Browsers
DEFINITION: A browser is an application program that provides a way to look at and interact with all the information on the World Wide Web. The word "browser" seems to have originated prior to the Web as a generic term for user interfaces that let you browse (navigate through and read) text files online. Technically, a Web browser is a client program that uses HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) to make requests  … 
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Browser based access to Windows applications and desktops – AccessNow by Ericom
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Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Premiered: 28 Oct 2011

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WEB BROWSERS DEFINITION (continued): …  of Web servers throughout the Internet on behalf of the browser user. Most browsers support e-mail and the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) but a Web browser is not required for those Internet protocols and more specialized client programs are more popular.The first Web browser, called WorldWideWeb, was created in 1990. That browser's name was changed to Nexus to avoid confusion with the developing information space known as the World Wide Web. The first Web browser with a graphical user interface was Mosaic, which appeared in 1993. Many of the user interface features in Mosaic went into Netscape … 
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