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Net Know-It-All

Jun 16, 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. What was the previous name of wireless LAN switch start-up Airespace? 

2. “I’m supposed to be the king of high-tech. But I don’t know how computers work.” Who recently uttered that quote at an industry conference? 

3. Microsoft has announced plans to buy a small company called GeCad. In which country is GeCad based?

4. What technology does GeCad specialize in?

5. Cable & Wireless made news in June when it announced plans to do what?

6. What year was the ZigBee Alliance formed?

7. What’s the ZigBee Alliance’s primary focus? 

8. According to the FCC, how many high-speed Internet access lines were there in the U.S. as of the end of 2002? 

9. What’s the name of Sun’s annual customer/developer conference held in San Francisco and focused on Java? 

10. Sprint says it expects to take about $500 million in charges against earnings in the second quarter because of its shutdown of what business?