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virtual community

A group of individuals who share a common interest via e-mail, 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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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.
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.
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.
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.
com's e-Community Platform is comprised of the following five key modules: Membership, Forum, Voting, E-Card and Jetso.
Building e-community centres for rural development; report of the regional workshop.
This is different from other digital facebook and e-community services, which typically are not sanctioned by colleges and universities.
Coincidentally, scrapping the e-Community project also means that the Assembly Government saves pounds 7.
Sodaplay will be made available free of charge to all schools and will include a e-community for teachers to create and share lesson plans and a gallery showcasing students' designs.