Tech Quiz of the Day:

December, 2008


December 31, 2008  10:51 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – solid state drive



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is solid state drive An SSD (solid-state drive or solid-state disk) is a storage device that stores persistent data on solid state flash memory. SSDs...

December 31, 2008  10:38 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – millennials



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is millennials Millennials, an abbreviation for millennial generation, is a term used by demographers to describe a segment of the population born between 1980...


December 31, 2008  5:24 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – Top Search Terms in 2008



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
biometrics, CIO, cloud computing, communications, compliance, encryption, Mobile, Networking, Security, top searches of 2008

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Top search terms of 2008 You asked for them and here they are -- we've assembled a list of the terms most often searched on the site this past year.


December 30, 2008  2:31 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – cybersquatting



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
cybersquatting, domain names, ICANN

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is cybersquatting According to the U.S. federal law known as the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, cybersquatting is registering, trafficking in, or using a...


December 29, 2008  9:43 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – spintronics



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is spintronics Spintronics is an emerging field of nanoscale electronics involving the detection and manipulation of electron spin. Electron spin can be...


December 27, 2008  11:21 PM

Tech quiz of the day – Skype



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, collaboration, communications, connections, Tech Trivia, telecommunications, Telepresence, videoconferencing, VoIP

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Skype Skype is anĀ  IP telephony


December 26, 2008  2:24 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – virtual to virtual (V2V)



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
virtual to virtual

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is virtual to virtual (V2V) Are you a Know-IT-All? Secret Word of the Day This...


December 22, 2008  4:38 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – virtual reality



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Tech Trivia, virtual reality

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is virtual reality Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends...


December 22, 2008  12:58 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – product lifecycle management



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
product lifecycle management, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is
Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a process for overseeing the manufacturing of a product, from its design and development to its ultimate disposal.

Are you a...


December 19, 2008  9:44 PM

Tech trivia challenge – scareware



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
antivirus, browsers, CIO, malware, Microsoft Windows, network administration, operating systems, personal computing, Security, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is scareware Scareware is a type of malware designed to trick victims into purchasing and downloading useless and potentially dangerous software. A scareware program...


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