October 9, 2011

Tech Quiz 30

1.) This penguin character is the mascot of Linix Kernel. Name this penguin?

2.) We have independence day, republic day, science day etc. Like that, this day was first observed on 28 August 2004. Since 2006, it has been observing in the third saturday of September every year. What is significance of this day?
A: Software Freedom Day(SFD)

3.) Shelfari is a social cataloging website for books. Shelfari users build virtual bookshelves of the titles they own or have read, and can rate, review, tag, and discuss their books. Which company is offering this service?

4.) Which is the world's largest mobile operator with more than 600 million subscribers as of March 2011?
A: China Mobile

5.) What do you mean by Data archaeology?
A: It refers to the art and science of recovering computer data encrypted in now obsolete media or formats. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_archaeology

6.) "Patni Computer Systems " was it's former name. How do you know the company now?
A: iGATE Patni

7.) It was started in 1999 by 10 industry professionals who came from Cambridge Technology Partners, Lucent Technologies and Wipro. This company crossed USD 100 million in revenues in April 2006 & has been involved in the creation of Bluetooth technology and is an Associate Member of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
A: Mind Tree Ltd.

8.) It is a technology introduced by Intel Corporation that uses NAND flash memory modules to reduce the time it takes for a computer to power up, access programs, and write data to the hard drive. During development, the technology was codenamed Robson. How do you know this technology?
A: Intel Turbo Memory

9.) This gaming console was known by the code name of "Revolution" until April 27, 2006, immediately prior to E3(Electronic Entertainment Expo). How this console is popular now?
A: Nintendo Wii

10.) It is the brand name of an LCD color display technology produced by Sharp Electronics. The technology utilizes a fourth color subpixel, yellow, in addition to the standard RGB color subpixels, which Sharp claims increases the range of displayable colors, and which may mimic more closely the way the brain processes color information. Name the technology?
A: Quattron

Answers added on 22-10-2011

September 27, 2011

Google's 13th birthday special Doodle

Google is celebrating it's 13th birthday today.
Here is the Google's special  doodle for it's 13th birthday.

This special doodle is  photograph that shows Google's 13th birthday celebrations. There is a cake on a table with 13 candles on it & the GOOGLE logo sits around the table in party hats and baloons adding to the celebratory mood. And also There are certain gifts in the table.

September 21, 2011

Tech Quiz 29

 1. X was in development from April 2007, and released on 3 March 2008. Its main developer was Ian Hickon. What is X?
A: Acid3

2. He was an American computer scientist who received Turing Award in 1998 and he was lost at sea during a solo sailing trip?
A: Jim Gray

3. What process is called Tethering?
A: The use of mobile phone as a Internet gateway for another device (PC/Laptop)

4. This is an American company involved in the research of low power computer display technology. This was founded by Mary Lou Jepsen, who was previously the CTO of OLPC project?
A: Pixel Qi

5. If Google has Goggles , who own “Point & Find”?
A: Nokia

6. Mark Weiser coined this phrase around 1988 during his tenure as Cheif Technologist of Xerox PARC. Which is the phrase?
A: Ubiquitous Computing

7. Who started the Wb Standards Project (WaSP) in 1998?
A: George Olsen

8. Name the utility that automatically builds the executable and libraries from source code which was originally created by Stuart Feldman in 1997 at Bell Labs?
A: Make

9. “Sundance” is a code name of one product (video editing) from Microsoft. Which is the product?
A: Windows Live Movie Maker

10. X was orginated in 1987, when Joe Becker from Xerox and Lee Collins and Mark Davis from Apple started investigating the practicalities of creating a universal character set. What is X?
A: Unicode