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Exercise :: Technology - Latest Current Affairs

  • Technology - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which media company planned to launch updated Portal devices for video chat?

A. Twitter
B. Facebook
C. Instagram
D. Skype

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Facebook is set to launch an updated version of its video chat device 'Portal' later in 2019. Facebook would also reveal some new form factors, including Ripley, that Portal would be shipped with. The device is also powered by Amazon's voice assistant Alexa and comes with front cameras. It was first launched in November 2018.

2. 

Name the web mapping service, which launches three new public transport features in India.

A. WikiMapia
B. MapQuest
C. Bing Maps
D. Google Maps

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A web mapping service, Google map launched three India-First features targeted at Public transport users to access public transport quickly and easily. It stated that Google map users now can see the bus travel times from live traffic data across 10 cities, get to know the real-time train status on the platform as well as get commute suggestions that combine public transport and auto-rickshaws. The 10 cities are Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Chennai, Mysore, Coimbatore, and Surat.

3. 

The interactive game show named "Confetti" was launched by __________.

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Social networking giant Facebook on Tuesday announced its first interactive game show, titled "Confetti" in India. It is Facebook's first official show in India and will go on air starting 12 June 2019. It will air from Wednesday to Sunday on Facebook Watch, Facebook's dedicated video platform. : The participants stand a chance to win Rs.3 lakh as cash prize everyday on challenge of answering pop culture trivia questions.

4. 

Facebook has confirmed, that the WhatsApp Status will start display ads from __________.

A. 2025
B. 2022
C. 2021
D. 2020

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

WhatsApp Status will start displaying ads from 2020, the messaging platform's parent firm Facebook has confirmed. Its already monetized WhatsApp Business app will get richer messaging formats, including viewing text alongside image or PDF in a single message.

5. 

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.