virtual community

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virtual community

A group of individuals who share a common interest via email, blogs, instant messages, chat rooms or newsgroups. Members of a virtual community are self-subscribing. Contrast with virtual workgroup. See social networking site.
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Members also have access to the innovative e-Community online hub as well as My Money platform - enabling members to engage with their savings and take control.
The website was developed in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas (INA) and the Connect Arkansas e-Community Strategies Program.
He stressed that Gitex, which is one of the world's leading technology exhibitions, is an ideal ground for the Dubai Chamber to showcase its commitment to achieving the objectives of Dubai's e-Government, which stresses on offering smooth and speedy services to the business community so that they save their time and become a fully-integrated e-community.
This contract is for the development, maintenance and support of an extended network including - Simple Internet connections : - LAN-like connections between the various buildings of the city of Liege, with or without quality of service, : - Access to the secure network connection to public institutions such as the National Register, ECB, e-community .
Another discussed the creation of an e-community called 'Sport Echoing', setting up a social network to mobilise professional sportspeople and organisations.
The vision of Women Gateway is to build an e-community that spreads information about Arab women and their contributions in developing our societies as well as provides them with information to help expand their contributions through capabilities of the Internet," she added.
Underscoring our commitment to the development of the e-community in Bahrain, we are extremely pleased to support the eGovernment Forum," Silah chief executive Joe Tawfik said.
Different ICT firms from Pakistan secured two Gold awards in the e-Health and e-Logistics & SCM categories and 5 silvers in the Communication, Financial, Security, E Inclusion & E-Community and E Government categories.
It is worth noting that the Sultanate takes part in the conference by a working paper to be presented by Talal bin Sulaiman al-Rahbi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Information Technology Authority (ITA) on the strategy of Oman e-community and e-government or e-Oman.
These included aw-ards in: Security Applications, E-Inclusion and E-Community, Financial Applications, Communications, E-Government and E-Health categories.
They both won the Silver Award in the Inclusion & E-Community Category.
The purpose for this e-community site is to be a place to connect together teachers, all current and former MAS students and other MAS community members, through an online venue.