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Net Know-It-All

Jun 09, 20031 min
Enterprise Applications

So you think you're a Net Know-It-All? Take this week's quiz and find out.

1. Which U.S. president created the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC), an advisory group of up to 30 leading technology industry chief executives?

1. Which network industry executive is the subject of a new book, “Eye of the Storm”?

2. What’s the focus of The PON Forum? 

3. What year was The PON Forum formed?

4. Which software company announced plans to buy J.D. Edwards for what originally would have been $1.7 billion in stock (the value of the deal is fluctuating based on changes in stock prices)?

5. How many chairman has J.D. Edwards had in its 26-year history?

6. Which one of these carriers has publicly bid $700 million for Global Crossing, an international carrier that filed for bankruptcy protection last year?

7. New Internet Computer Co. is closing its doors. The seller of low-cost PC alternatives was a spinoff of which company?

8. Sempra Fiber Links of San Diego has come up with an innovative way to bring fiber-optic connections to buildings. What does it use? 

9. According to the Business Software Alliance, how much did piracy cost the worldwide software industry last year?

10. Which company has handheld device maker Palm announced plans to buy for about $170 million?