noun[mass noun] Computing
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.
- 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.
- Fossil's SPOT watch receives news and information via FM radio signals - a sort of cross between WAP and push technology.
- About two years back, the major browser makers assumed that this future was based on push technology.
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