1. What are Futhark and Carakan?
2. Quietube has been one of the more popular downloads recently. What is it?
3. Name the former CEO of ZDNet and COO of Yahoo! who is to take over as CEO and President of Activision Blizzard’s Guitar Hero franchise.
4. Which cyber-giant recently announced a $590-million acquisition of Pure Digital Technologies, the maker of the popular Flip Video mini camcorders?
5. With whom has Sony announced a partnership that will bring a half-million classic books to its Sony Reader Digital Book?
6. What is the ‘Wolfram Alpha’?
7. As of March 23, which is the only Asian country to have a fully functional Google Street View?
8. What is the ‘accelerators’ in the recently launched IE8?
9. What is the general term used for software with no great or null benefit, sold using unethical marketing practices, and designed to cause threat, anxiety or shock to an unsuspecting user?
10. Motorola’s equivalent of the T9 feature in Nokia is called..?
1. Javscript engines used in the Opera browser.
2. It’s a new Firefox add-on to enhance YouTube-watching experience where one can watch just the video, with none of the other YouTube page elements.
3. Dan Rosensweig.
5. Google (who else!).
6. It’s a new Web service described as ‘computational knowledge engine’ which answers factual questions by relying on analytical methods instead of human-generated documents.
8. It helps perform Web-related tasks directly from a page by simply right-clicking a word or phrase.
Courtesy: V.V.Ramanan, Business Line