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Exercise :: Technology - Latest Current Affairs

  • Technology - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which among the following plans to launch training programme for journalists in India?

A. Google
B. Facebook
C. Twitter
D. Microsoft

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Technology giant Google has recently announced the launch of a training programme for journalists with an aim to raise awareness against misinformation and providing new tools to the fourth estate against fake news. The Google News Initiative India Training Network will provide training to 8,000 journalists in English and six other Indian languages in the next one year. The network will select 200 journalists from cities across India, who will hone their skills in verification and training during five-day boot camps that will be organised for English and Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi and Kannada. The focus of the training will be fact-checking, online verification and digital hygiene for journalists, using a curriculum built by experts.

2. 

This country unveiles the worlds most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer recently.

A. US
B. China
C. Singapore
D. India

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

US scientists have unveiled the world's most powerful and smartest scientific supercomputer named "Summit" that can complete over 200,000 trillion calculations per second. This supercomputer called Summit will be eight times more powerful than its previous top-ranked system, Titan.

3. 

India's largest national data centre to come up in ___________.

A. Delhi
B. Bhopal
C. Pune
D. Lucknow

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The government will be setting up the country's largest national data centre in Bhopal, with capacity for 500,000 virtual servers. The country has four such centres for hosting government websites, services and apps. These are at Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi and Bhubaneswar.

4. 

The Internet Intelligence Map is recently introduced by;

A. Oracle
B. Google
C. Microsoft
D. IBM

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Oracle has announced the availability of the Internet Intelligence Map, providing users with a simple, graphical way to track the health of the internet and gain insight into the impact of events such as natural disasters or state-imposed interruptions. The map is part of Oracle's Internet Intelligence initiative, which provides insight and analysis on the state of global internet infrastructure.

5. 

Among the following, which app won the Apple design award at the Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018?

A. Pacemaker
B. Vainglory
C. Robinhood
D. Calzy 3

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A Chennai-based developer has won a design award for his app "Calzy 3" here at the Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018. It is Developed by Raja Vijayaraman, "Calzy 3" is a highly customisable calculator that uses iOS technologies to offer features like Multitasking, Face ID and Touch ID. Calzy 3 helps people perform day-to-day mathematical calculation in an elegant way.