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1. CONNECT

2. X is the world's leader in the
civilian-drone and aerial imaging
technology industry, accounting for 70%
of the global consumer drone market. Its
drones and technology have been used
globally for the Music industry,
Television and Film industry.

In 2017, X won the Emmy for Technology
and Engineering of the year, its camera
drone technology was recognized for
excellence in engineering creativity,
providing directors and cinematographers
an affordable and accessible platform to
create low-altitude aerial images.

dji

3.X, an American semi-secret
research-and-development facility
founded by Y in January 2010 as Y X,
operates as a subsidiary of Alphabet
Inc. X has its headquarters about a
a mile and a half from Y's corporate
headquarters, in Mountain View,
California.

Work at X is overseen by entrepreneur
scientist Astro Teller, as CEO and
"Captain of Moonshots". The lab
started with the development of Y's
self-driving car.

X,Y?

X-X

Y- Google

4. X is a US-based technology company that develops a digital writing tool using artificial intelligence and natural language processing through machine learning and deep learning algorithms,developed in 2009 by Ukrainians Alex Shevchenko, Max Lytvyn, and Dmytro Lider.

Identify this first Ukrainian unicorn startup?

5. In a meeting with top Senate Democratic leaders on September 18, 2019, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers that X would not be launched anywhere in the world without first obtaining approval from United States regulators.

What from Facebook planned to release the first version in 2020 which as already announced in 2019 and initially called "GlobalCoin" or "Facebook Coin"?

Libra

6.Shivay' Supercomputer of 833 teraflop capacity developed under which popular series.

The latest machine in the series is the X Brahma.?

7. Investors were buoyed by the response
to the initial release of X on July
7,2016, with Y's share price rising by
an initial 10% and by July 14 shares
rose to as high as 50%. Despite Y only
owning a 32% stake in the X franchise
and an undisclosed stake in Niantic,
Y's market value increased by US$9
billion within five days of the release of
X. The trend continued for more than a
a week after the release and by July 19,
the stock value of Y more than doubled
as compared to pre-release.

ID X Y.

X- Pokemon GO

Y- Nintendo

 

8.The X is an afterburning turbofan project
developed by the Gas Turbine Research
Establishment (GTRE), a lab under the DRDO
in Bangalore, India,named after an Indian
River. An Indian design, the X was
originally intended to power production
models of the HAL Tejas fighter, also known
as the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) being
built by the Aeronautical Development
Agency. However, the X programme failed to
satisfy the necessary technical requirements
or keep up with its envisaged timelines and
was officially delinked from the Tejas
programme in September 2008.

Id X.

Kaveri Engine

9. CONNECT

10. X was a brand of digital media
products and services marketed by
Microsoft. X included a line of
portable media players, digital media
player software for Windows PCs. It
was introduced as a competition to
apple iPod but the product was
discontinued in 2011.

x?

Zune

11. CONNECT

12. Which company acquired Magento?

13. CONNECT

Parent Company Timeline of Flickr

Ludicorp (2004–2005)
Yahoo! (2005–2017)
Verizon (2017–2018)
SmugMug (2018–present)

14. CONNECT

FOXCONN

15. Parent company of Tenor?

Google

16. 

X a modern-day Web giant whose origins lie
in the earliest days of the commercial Internet, a
history that still marks it. Take its name, for
instance. The founder wants to call it a name which
was short for Abracadabra, to express how
magical the experience of the users there.

 But when the lawyers he was working with to incorporate
the company kept mishearing the name as "cadaver," he
realized he needed to change it.
It was 1995, and the number one way most people
navigated around the web was with Yahoo's directory, which
(prepare to have your minds blown, youths) listed names in
alphabetical order.

X?

Amazon

17. O'Hare airport is the main airport for the city of Chicago

It is also a codename for one of the Microsoft

product , which one ?

Internet Explorer

18. 

X was a British surreal comedy group who
created their sketch comedy show X’s Flying
Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.
Forty-five episodes were made over four series.

*A term related to some types of emails are

derived from one of their plays

* Also a famous programming language is named
after this troupe, also the troupe’s references are
found in sample codes created for that language

Identify the term & the language

Spam & Python

19. 

X is a famous beauty of classic Hollywood;
she was also mathematically gifted and had
learned a lot about weapons systems from
her first husband, an arms manufacturer. She

was friends with George Antheil, an Avante-
garden composer with similarly broad interests.

* Together, during World War II, the two of them
patented a technology that would allow radio
signals to torpedos to hop from frequency to
frequency and avoid being jammed. The Navy
rejected it at the time, but took it up 20 years later
during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the patent
figured into the development of numerous
broadcast standards, including Wi-Fi

Who is she ?

Hedy Lamarr

20. 

*The day of a programmer is an international
professional day recognized in many technology
companies and programming firms, and is an

officially recognized holiday in Russia

* It is celebrated on September 13 during common

years and September 12 in leap years

Why were the dates so chosen?

As one byte is made of 8 bits, 28 =256 is the
number of distinct values it can represent,
hence its importance.

21. X is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed
for digital forensics and penetration testing.It is
maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd.
It was developed by Mati Aharoni and Devon
Kearns of Offensive Security through the rewrite of
BackTrack, their previous information security
testing Linux distribution.What is X ?

KALI Linux

22. X is a standard used by websites to
communicate with web crawlers and another web
robots. The standard specifies how to inform the
web robot about which areas of the website
should not be processed or scanned.

What is X ?

Robots.txt

23. Dave & Bill found this company in a one-car
garage in 1939.
When it came to deciding the name of the
company. They decided to make it as a join of
their names.They tossed a coin to see whose
name comes first

Name the company ?

HP

24. X is an important figure in the folk traditions of Bengal
and is considered by experts as a superimposition of the
Hindu concept of the mother divine with the stern
monotheistic Islamic deity, Allah. The worship of X as the
goddess of cholera is believed to have emerged in the 19th
century with the spreading of the disease in the Indian
subcontinent.

Id X which also has its namesake with a
famous company.

Ola

25.

It is a technology platform developed and authored by
Google that uses computer vision to enable mobile devices
such as smartphones and tablets to detect their position

relative to the world around them without using GPS or
other external signals. What is being talked about ?

Project Tango

by Google

26.X is a web startup founded and funded by ten of the
first Google employees. Current CEO is Ralph Herik. Based
out of Palo Alto California,its mission is simple,easy and
feature packed voice/video communication through your
existing social accounts. It supports all the usual instant
messengers such as AIM, Google Talk, Jabber, ICQ, MSN,
MySpace, Facebook chat and Yahoo Messenger, but they
also have one other network that is quite actually a
surprise,Skype(without a download!). Id X.

imo

27.In 1971, X with his friend Bill Fernandez built this
computer called the ‘Cream Soda’ computer since they were
consuming the Cragmont Cream Soda beverage while working
on it. The cream soda computer was built using parts which
a Tenet executive provided X, only 20 chips in total. Id X.

Steve Wozniak

28.X’s founder & CEO Hrishikesh Datar is himself a lawyer ,
a graduate of the National Law School in Bangalore. He
started X( a combination of the Indian word for ‘lawyer’ and
the English word for ‘search’) four years ago at the age of
24. Name X.

VakilSearch

29.It was started by Nelson Gonzalez and Alex Aguila in
1996 and it’s name was inspired from their favourite show
‘The X-Files’. Currently it’s the hardware subsidiary of Dell
Inc. Which company am I talking about?

Alienware

30.John Knoll, an engineer at ‘Industrial Light And Magic’
was impressed by a program coded by his brother because
of a Mac Plus disadvantage in 1987.So, a program called
‘Display’ came into being. How do we know this program
popularly in today’s world?

Photoshop

31.The first prototype of this was built in 1978 by audio-
division engineer Nobutoshi Kihara for his boss Akio Morita,

who wanted to be able to listen to operas during his
frequent trans-pacific plane trips. What iconic product is
being talked about?

SONY Walkman

32.It began with pizza. Back in 1979, 27 year old Namco
employee Toru Iwatani claims he was staring at a humble
pizza when he had an idea for a video game that centered
around eating. What inspired him? The pie was missing two
slices and thus resembled a mouth. What resulted
was thus?

PacMan

33.This OS is an evolved continuation of the
Linux MeeGo OS previously developed by alliance
of Nokia and Intel which itself relies on Maemo. The MeeGo
legacy is contained in the Mer core in about 80% of its
code. This base is extended by Jolla with a custom user
interface and default applications. Which OS am I talking
about?

Sailfish OS

34.The company was founded in 1945, just a few weeks
after the end of World War II, by Mr.Fritz and seven
fellow engineers of the University of Hannover in a
laboratory called Laboratorium Wennebostel (shortened,
"Lab W"). The laboratory was named after the village of
Wennebostel in the municipality of Wedemark to where it
had been moved due to the war. Its first product was
a voltmeter. Humble history of which company, which is now
a pioneer in its field?

Sennheiser

35. Lenovo unveiled the ‘PHAB2 Pro’, the first consumer
phone running Google’s computer vision system X. X is a
platform that enables mobile devices to detect their
position relative to the surrounding world without using
GPS. What is X?

Tango

36.Software giant Microsoft bought business-oriented
social networking service ________ in an all-cash
transaction valued at $26.2 billion. Jeff Weiner will remain
CEO of ________ and will report to Microsoft CEO Satya
Nadella. FITB.

LinkedIn

37.American airline Delta has updated its smartphone app to
let passengers track their luggage in real-time using which

technology ? This technology will be added to checked-in
bags that will be tracked by scanners along the way to
indicate when a bag is on its way to the plane or when it has
reached the terminal on a map interface.

Radio Frequency Identification(RFID) Tags

38.Which telecommunication equipment major recently
bought dutch semiconductor manufacturer NXP for $47
billion, making it the largest purchase in the chip industry
history ?

Qualcomm

39. Which company has revealed a 98-page research plan

about flying cars titled “Fast forwarding to a future of on-
demand urban air transportation” ? The research explores

the viability of an aircraft that can take-off and land
vertically for city use.

Uber

40.Which viral song on internet broke the guiness record
for being the shortest song ever to make it into the
Billboard Hot 100 ? The official youtube video of this song
has received 400 million+ online views.

PPAP song by Japanese artist Piko Taro

41.Taiwan based X agreed to acquire a 66% stake in
Japanese electronics major Y for $3.5 billion. This is over
$2.7 billion less than X’s $6.24 billion earlier bid to take
over Y which got delayed following the emergence of
previously undisclosed liabilities in Y. X also has the option
of increasing its stake in Y. Identify X & Y.

X- Foxconn
Y- Sharp

42.Microsoft has partnered with which programming
website founded by NIT Trichy alumni to bring sample code
snippets into its BING search engine results, support
multiple languages and lets users edit and execute the
sample codes. The project currently features over 80 code
snippets focussed on the most commonly searched terms.

HackerRank

43. Based in Edinburgh, which game developer was found as
DMA in 1988 by David Jones in Dundee before being bought
by Take-Two Interactive taking its current name, famous
for games like Max Payne, L.A. Noire, The
Warriors, Bully, Manhunt, Midnight Club, State of Emergency,
Red Dead and another very iconic superhit game ?

Rockstar Games

44. It is an image viewer, editor, organizer and converter
program for Microsoft Windows. It can also play video and
audio files and has some image creation and painting
capabilities. It is free for non-commercial use; commercial
use requires paid registration. It is noted for its small size,

speed,ease of use, and ability to handle a wide variety of
graphic file formats. It was first released in 1996. Identify.

IrfanView

45.In 1991, Nintendo published a game called X exclusively
in Japan featuring Adolf Hitler,Jesus and white supremacy
group Ku Klux Klan. The text-based game was set in
historical locations and involved themes like religion,war and
racism. Video game promotion platform ‘Hardcore Gaming
101’ said “Its like someone read Nintendo’s censorship
guidelines and.......broke them all”.

Time Twist

46.Its said that it’s name was chosen so as its parent
company is the king of oil business in india and the mirror
image of oil looks like the present logo of this entity. Which
entity am I talking about?

JIO

47.Who revealed in his memoir that he ‘preloaded’ himself
into a class with a dozen girls and no other boy by hacking
the school software ? He later confirmed it by adding “But
I was below average in talking to girls”.

Bill Gates

48.In the 1980′s a group of scientists at CERN started
working on what was to become the media revolution: the
World Wide Web(WWW). In an office on the fourth floor,
they placed the World Wide Web’s central database.Any
request for a file was routed to that office, where two or
three people would manually locate the requested files and
transfer them, over the network, to the person who made
that request.When the database started to grow the
number of requests grew and also the number of requests
that could not be fulfilled, usually because the person who
requested a file typed in the wrong name for that file.Soon
these faulty requests were answered with a standard
message: ‘Room ___: file not found’.

Later, the manual processes were automated and people
could directly query the database but the error message
remained the same and the room numbers remained in the
error codes. Origin of what ?

Error 404

49.German luxury carmaker X has joined hands with taxi-hailing app Y to supply vehicles for the web-based on-

demand mobility market. Through this association, X’s

vehicles will be available to Y’s fleet operators with
attractive offers. Additionally, X financial service will offer
100 percent financing for up to four years at very low-interest rates. Id X & Y.

X- BMW

Y- Ola

50.X is a live streaming video platform,now a subsidiary
of Amazon.com.Introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of a
general-interest streaming platform, this site primarily
focuses on video gaming, including playthroughs of video
games, broadcasts of eSports competitions, creative

content, and more recently, music broadcasts. Content on
the site can either be viewed live or via video on demand.
The site has also branched out into music-related streams
and content. In 2015, it announced it had more than 1.5
million broadcasters and 100 million visitors per month.
Identify.

Twitch.tv

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