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Exercise :: Technology - Latest Current Affairs

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1. 

Who registered a new cryptocurrency firm named 'Libra Networks LLC' in Geneva, Switzerland?

A. BuyUcoin
B. Facebook
C. Paytm
D. Phonepe

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Facebook Global Holdings registered a new cryptocurrency firm named 'Libra Networks LLC' in Geneva, Switzerland. It will provide financial and technology services by developing related hardware and software components. Facebook has been very secretive about its new cryptocurrency project. Facebook had registered the trademark "Libra" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Facebook has hired 2 cryptocurrency compliance experts who formerly worked at the major crypto exchange Coinbase to assist in their work.

2. 

registers its new secretive cryptocurrency firm Libra Networks LLC in Geneva, Switzerland

A. Whatsapp Messenger
B. Twitter
C. Facebook
D. Instagram

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Facebook Global Holdings registered a new cryptocurrency firm named 'Libra Networks LLC' in Geneva, Switzerland. It will provide financial and technology services by developing related hardware and software components. Facebook has been very secretive about its new cryptocurrency project. Facebook had registered the trademark "Libra" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Facebook has hired 2 cryptocurrency compliance experts who formerly worked at the major crypto exchange Coinbase to assist in their work.

3. 

India's largest app for financial services thst has integrated with Unified Payment Interface (UPI) is;

A. Wally
B. Mint
C. You Need a Budget
D. ETMONEY

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

ETMONEY India's largest app for financial services has integrated with Unified Payment Interface (UPI) as a payment method. The reason for this is to double its monthly user base by the end of 2019. This integration will simplify the mutual fund payment for millions of ETMONEY users. ETMONEY is owned by Times Internet which is a part of the Times Group.

4. 

Google unveiled new Cloud Platform, to manage apps from anywhere. It was named as;

A. Azure
B. Midru
C. Kuber
D. Anthos

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Google has introduced a new open platform called Anthos to run and manage apps from anywhere. Based on the Cloud Services Platform that Google announced in 2018, Anthos lets users run applications on existing on-premise hardware investments or in the Public Cloud. Anthos will also let users manage workloads running on third-party clouds like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Anthos is a Kubernetes-powered technology to build and manage hybrid applications, for on-premises or cloud deployments. Google also announced Anthos Migrate in beta, which auto-migrates virtual machines (VMs) from on-premises, or other clouds, directly into containers in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) with minimal effort.

5. 

Amazon India launched a new seller-funding programme to help the small businesses and entrepreneurs to raise funds through the crowd funding platform. It was named as;

A. Amazon Connect
B. Pay Easy
C. Amazon Fund
D. Amazon Wings

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A new seller-funding programme named 'Amazon Wings' has been launched by Amazon India to help the small businesses and entrepreneurs to raise funds through the crowd funding platform. With this initiative, the small businesses and entrepreneurs of this platform can raise the funds for their business expansion, product development, and foster innovation or community development. Amazon India sellers can use the Ketto's platform for a subsidized fee which is around 50 percent to initiate fundraisers. Also, it launches a dedicated microsite to feature fundraisers initiated by sellers by which they can raise small ticket funds starting from as little as Rs 50,000 by means of crowd-funding through multiple individuals. Presently, Amazon India runs a programme called 'Launchpad' that helps product start-ups get a wider reach on the platform.