Information Retrieval: how Search Engines retrieve Data
Information Retrieval: the Great Search for Knowledge
  • Search engine marketing

In our everyday life, we search for and receive a lot of information. Through the Internet, the searching for data and facts has changed tremendously. Search engines help us find the information we need from the vast amount available. But how do Google and other search engines actually gather the information? Behind both large search engines and smaller library databases, there are so-called...

Information Retrieval: the Great Search for Knowledge
An Overview of the Best iTunes Alternatives
Which media players are the best iTunes alternatives?
  • Online sales

If you want to listen to music from your computer, or organize your digital music collection, iTunes is the most popular choice of tool. However, even iTunes has its weaknesses, and that is why we are providing a list of good alternatives. These media players specialize in different features and address different user groups. So, what are the good iTunes alternatives and what distinguishes them?...

Which media players are the best iTunes alternatives?
What is Twitch? TV for the gaming scene!
Twitch: TV for gamers
  • Online sales

Despite slipping under the radar for many internet users, video streaming platform, Twitch, has quietly established itself as a new form of online entertainment, enjoyed by millions of people around the world. Using this platform, people can watch each other play video games, chat to other players, and celebrate the celebrities of a scene that many don’t even know exists. So, what is Twitch? In...

Twitch: TV for gamers
NGINX vs. Apache: A web server comparison
NGINX vs. Apache: A comparison of the most popular open source web servers
  • Know-how

Apache vs. NGINX – while one is said to be bulky and unwieldy, the other is considered slim and high-performance. But can we be this general? In fact, both web servers are based on fundamentally different concepts when it comes to connection management, interpretation of client requests, or configuration options. The range of functions also display clear differences in software alignment. While...

NGINX vs. Apache: A comparison of the most popular open source web servers
What is ARP? – Address resolution in networks
What is ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)?
  • Know-how

When computer information is sent in TCP/IP networks, it is first decompressed into individual data frames. In this way, you can transfer data of nearly unlimited size. The frames also contain the target system’s MAC address, without which a transmission would not be possible. If the physical address is not known, the sender must first be determined using the ARP Address Resolution Protocol. Here,...

What is ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)?
What does WYSIWYG mean?
WYSIWYG: I spy with my little eye
  • Website creation

WYSIWYG: This strange sequence of letters has become the standard for most editor programs. This is why many users can’t imagine how these programs work without the 'what you see is what you get' principle. In the field of HTML editors, there are different approaches and opinions. We explain exactly what is behind the acronym, show you the advantages and disadvantages of the principle, and...

WYSIWYG: I spy with my little eye
Interim injunctions in e-commerce
Interim injunctions in e-commerce and how to react
  • Digital law

Internet law is an extensive and complex concept. Anyone who fails to pay attention in e-commerce can easily run the risk of violating copyright, trademark, or competition rights, and promptly find themselves on the receiving end of an interim injunction. Our review article will explain what this legal proceeding means, how to go about procuring one, and what options you have when reacting to one....

Interim injunctions in e-commerce and how to react
Comparing the most popular Content Creation tools
10 Content Curation Tools at a glance
  • Search engine marketing

The internet is made up of a lot of content, to say the least. If you want to filter out the most interesting posts for your customers, and curate content efficiently, you need the help of specialized tools. These range from simple, small browser extensions to comprehensive, all-in-one solutions. In addition to the price, the range of functions should really be what you make your choice based on:...

10 Content Curation Tools at a glance
Storytelling tools at a glance
Storytelling tools – how digital storytelling works
  • Online sales

Good digital storytelling is the focus of new marketing strategies and content design. Stories that are told online should be exciting, vivid, and above all, multimedia-rich. A large number of storytelling tools are now available, which means that multimedia stories can be achieved without the need for in-depth technical knowledge and financial resources. We explain which storytelling tools are...

Storytelling tools – how digital storytelling works
What is a domain registry?
Domain registry – the what’s and the whys?
  • Domain tips

The ever-developing and ever-changing landscape of the internet means that new systems and terminology are constantly emerging. This article deals with the issue of domain registry – more specifically, domain name registration and administration. Here, we outline the definitions of registry, registrar, and registrant, and explain the exact differences between them. We also provide general...

Domain registry – the what’s and the whys?