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Methods of Computer Networking

Computer networks can be classified into three broad categories. Local area network (LAN) A local area network remains confined in a relatively small space. It is useful in providing services to a small number of people. Networks in small offices, and homes are some examples of LAN. Small office and Home networks are also peer-to-peer networks where minimum resource is used and each client shares their resources with other workstations in the network. Another LAN is a client-server network where every client remains connected to the server […]

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The History of Burger King – It Was Almost Called Insta-Burger King – Seriously

In 1952, Keith Cramer owned a carhop restaurant in Daytona Beach, FL. He flew out to California, on the advice of his stepfather, Matthew Burns, to see the newest innovation in restaurants at the time — McDonald’s. Cramer was impressed with the speed and automation and he and Burns acquired the rights to George Read’s Miracle Insta-Machines. These were Rube Goldberg-type devices designed to make fast food really fast. One of the models made multiple milk shakes while the other, called the Insta-Broiler, could cook twelve burgers […]

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Repairing a Burned Formica Counter

There are a few options that will work for repairing a Formica plastic laminate countertop that has been burned. All of these methods should be done by a trained professional at working with Formica countertops. Installing a Surface Saver This is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to eliminate a burn mark from a plastic laminate countertop. There are many cutting board styles and sizes available. These fixtures need to be fastened in place from under the countertop. If the damaged area is over the […]

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Challenges in Outsourcing After-Sales Service to Third-Party Service Providers

Outsourcing has become an intricate part of various business processes. In service industry, there has been a pronounced shift in the direction of after-sales support outsourcing. Today, manufacturers, suppliers and retailers believe that outsourcing after-sales service helps them slash overhead costs, streamline service management, and sharpen their focus on competencies which are core to them. After-sales service is built around the idea of dealing with customers after they have used the product/service. This aims at strengthening the customer relationship, and hence the decision of outsourcing after-sales service […]

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The Wireless Doorbell

The Wireless Doorbell is yet another extension of modern society’s focus on function and electronics. The Wireless Doorbell’s ability to be applied without any installation and its increasing signal strength make it a valuable for purchase for many consumers. It can be used in homes, apartments and even RVs or mobile homes. Since it does not require any wires, it is especially valuable to people who live in leased homes and apartments. It can be taken with the purchaser when they move to another place and easy […]

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