Tech Quiz of the Day

Nov 17 2008   5:33PM GMT

Tech quiz of the day from How much do you know about Broadband over Power Line?

Matt Stansberry Matt Stansberry Profile: Matt Stansberry

The Word of the Day is Broadband over Power Line.

Tech Trivia
Some of the most ardent opposition to BPL comes from operators of this porcine-sounding hobby, as they feel that electromagnetic interference from power lines could disrupt their communications. What is it?

Secret Word of the Day
BPL uses this this type of power, in which charge carriers in a conductor or semiconductor periodically reverse their direction of movement. What’s the secret word?

IT Acronym Challenge
Quoth the Raven, “Evermore!” PoE is a technology for wired local area networks that allows the electrical current, necessary for the operation of each device, to be carried by the data cables rather than by power cords. What does PoE stand for?

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