Definition of push technology in English:

push technology


mass nounComputing
  • A service in which the user downloads software from a provider which then continually supplies information from the Internet in categories selected by the user.

    • ‘Fossil's SPOT watch receives news and information via FM radio signals - a sort of cross between WAP and push technology.’
    • ‘Three hundred people have signed up for this so-called push technology since the company instituted it a little over a year ago.’
    • ‘A few years ago, the Internet offered us what we called push technology that sent customized data to just those people who said they wanted to receive it.’
    • ‘About two years back, the major browser makers assumed that this future was based on push technology.’
    • ‘If you aren't familiar with RSS, perhaps you remember push technology, the late great killer app of the '90s.’


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