Tech Quiz of the Day:

January, 2009


January 15, 2009  7:20 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – cryptography



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, cryptography, Security, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is cryptography. Cryptography, the science of information security, is most often associated with scrambling plaintext into ciphertext then back again....

January 14, 2009  1:17 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – IPv6



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, IP addressing, IPv6, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is IPv6. IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) is the latest level of the Internet Protocol. IP addresses are lengthened from 32 bits to 128 bits to deal with an...


January 12, 2009  10:42 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – IPTV



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, communications, Internet, Internet TV, IPTV, quiz, television

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is IPTV. IPTV (Internet Protocol television) is the delivery of programming by video stream encoded as a series of IP packets. IPTV is distributed by a service provider, can be free or...


January 9, 2009  7:34 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – MiFi



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
3G, ad-hoc networks, MiFi, personal hotspots, wireless LANs

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is MiFi. MiFi is a portable broadband wireless device about the size of a credit card that combines functions of a modem, router and access point. The device was designed to enable quick and...


January 8, 2009  5:18 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – netbook



Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is netbook. A netbook is a small, light, low-power notebook computer that has less processing power than a full-sized laptop but is still suitable for running a Web browser and connecting...


January 7, 2009  7:42 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – DRM



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
digital rights management, software piracy

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is DRM Digital rights management (DRM) is a systematic approach to copyright protection for digital media. The purpose of DRM is to prevent...


January 6, 2009  2:52 AM

Tech Trivia Challenge – microblogging



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Facebook, microblogging, quiz, social networking, Twitter

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is microblogging Microblogging is a web service that allows the subscriber to broadcast short messages to other subscribers of the service.  The broadcasts...


January 1, 2009  12:31 AM

Tech Trivia Challenge – millennials



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore

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


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