Electronic Commerce Chapter 2

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Wikipedia defines domain tasting as the practice of a domain name registrant using the five-day "grace period" (the Add Grace Period or AGP) at the beginning of the registration of an ICANN-regulated second-level domain to test the marketability of the domain. During this period, a cost-benefit analysis is conducted by the registrant on the viability of deriving income from advertisements placed on the domain's website. Furthermore, users that registered the web site would monitor the sites traffic, click-through activity, and keep the web sites that were popular. People were also returning sites under the grace period which was known as “Add Grace Period” (AGP) that were even popular and just reregistering to avoid paying the cost of
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Developers write primarily in a customized version of Java. Google can download from third-party sites or through online stores such as Google Play (formerly Android Market), the app store run apps.
Google Play is an online software store developed by Google for Android devices. An application program ("app") called "Play Store" is preinstalled on most Android devices and allows users to browse and download apps published by third-party developers, hosted on Google Play. While Android is designed primarily for smartphones and tablets, the open and customizable nature of the operating system allows it to be used on other electronics, including laptops and netbooks, smartbooks, ebook readers, and smart TVs (Google TV). As of October 2011, there were more than 500,000 apps available for Android, and the estimated number of applications downloaded from the Play Store as of December 2011 exceeded 10 billion. The operating system itself is installed on 130 million total devices. Most Android devices to date run the older OS version 2.3.x Gingerbread, released on December 6, 2010, even though the newest OS version, 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich, released six months ago.

Version | Release date | API level | Distribution | 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich | October 19, 2011 | 14-15 | 7.1% | 3.x.x Honeycomb | February 22, 2011 | 11-13 | 2.7% | 2.3.x Gingerbread | December 6, 2010 | 9-10 | 65% | 2.2 Froyo | May 20, 2010 | 8 | 19.1% | 2.0,