Internet technology has become very important in business, academics and in everyday life. Businesses use the internet to keep in touch with other businesses, they sometimes use it for research and to see how well certain product are selling. Businesses even use the internet to buy products, sell products and even to advertise. Some bigger to midsized businesses have their own website that allows that customer to buy their product, get information about it and make it so that you can buy it right over the internet. In recent years buying things over the internet has gotten to be a way of life, you can buy clothing, electronics and other things. In the last few year high schools and colleges have received and given out lap top to their student, giving the students access to the internet for school work assignments. Some teacher bases their classroom work over the internet, that way student do not need an assignment book. Also the internet is also a great way to get an online degree which is just the same as going to school but staying in the privacy of your own home. Some colleges that offer this option would be the University of Phoenix and the Devry University. There is also home schooling now over the internet that makes goes to school easy for some, like children with disabilities and online home schooling is offered for grades K-12.In everyday life the internet is used daily with thing like email, gaming, instant messaging, and of course the ever growing popular social network such as facebook, MySpace, and twitter. You can look up recipes, write in an online journal, upload pictures, and download or save music to your computer. There are many other uses for the internet you just have to know what you’re looking for to find it, because as time goes by the internet technology industry is going to get better and grow with time.