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Codenames 200 This company’s portable device was announced under the name “Developer System”.
Answer: Codenames 200 What is the Nintendo DS
Codenames 400 Agro, released in 2006, was labeled by many as an “iPod Killer”
Answer: Codenames 400 What is the Microsoft Zune
Codenames 600 Project Purple 2 began in 2005 as a side project and “reinvented the industry” upon its release in 2007
Answer: Codenames 600 What is the Apple iPhone
Codenames 800 Whistler, named after the resort town in British Columbia, once held a market share of 76.1%.
Answer: Codenames 800 What is Microsoft Windows XP
Codenames 1,000 The creature pictured below was the code name for this hot selling item announced in late September 2011.
Answer: Codenames 1,000 What is the Kindle Fire
Security 200 A stealthy type of malware designed to hide the existence of certain processes or programs from normal methods of detection and enables continued privileged access to a computer.
Security 400 This is the name given to hackers that use their skills for good.
Security 600 This service was originally designed for network administrators to work remotely on different computers in their network but is now mostly used by malicious hackers.
Security 800 Also known as “The Great Worm”, this was the first worm to spread around the internet extensively.
Security 1,000 This type of attack keeps sessions at halt using never-ending POST transmissions and sending an arbitrarily large content-length header value.
Answer: Security 200 What is a rootkit
Answer: Security 400 What is a White Hat Hacker
Answer: Security 600 What is a telnet
Answer: Security 800 What is the Morris Worm
Answer: Security 1,000 What is R-U-Dead-Yet
Languages 200 This language started as a project called “Oak” by James Gosling in 1991.
Languages 400 Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie created this language in 1972 at AT&T’s Bell Labs in Murray Hill, New Jersey.
Languages 600 BjarneStroustrup initially named this personal project of his by tacking onto the end of the original name “with Classes” in 1979.
Languages 800 The developers of this language occasionally created playful approaches to tutorials and reference materials – using spam and eggs as variable names based on a cult-favorite television series.
Languages 1,000 A recursive acronym that stands for this language, a very “personal” language.
Answer: Languages 200 • What is the Java Programming Language
Answer: Languages 400 • What is the C Programming Language
Answer: Languages 600 • What is C++
Answer: Languages 800 What is Python (Monty Python’s Flying Circus!!!)
Answer: Languages 1,000 What is PHP (PHP originally stood for “Personal Home Page” and then was renamed “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”)
Acronyms 200 Founded in 1947, ACM is widely recognized as the premier membership organization of computing professionals.
Acronyms 400 Founded at MIT in 1944, this consortium was created to ensure compatibility and agreement for standards for the Web.
Acronyms 600 LAMP refers to the first letters for a solution stack of free, open source software; principle components used to build a viable general purpose web server
Acronyms 800 Regarded as one of the first modern programming languages, FORTAN is a general-purpose programming language especially suited to numeric computation and scientific computing.
Acronyms 1,000 An acronym for the group which created the standard, JPEG also stands for a commonly used method of compression for digital photography.
Answers: Acronyms 200 • What is the Association for Computing Machinery
Answers: Acronyms 400 What is the World Wide Web Consortium
Answers: Acronyms 600 • What is Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
Answers: Acronyms 800 • What is The IBM Mathematical Formula Translating System
Answers: Acronyms 1,000 What is Joint Photographic Experts Group
Milestones 200 Tim Berners-Lee laid the foundation for the modern World Wide Web while researching at what international organization?
Milestones 400 This Connecticut based company is responsible for the first iteration of the modern Graphic User Interface
Milestones 600 This unlikely company was the fifth largest contributor to Linux 3.0
Milestones 800 This popular short range communication technology was patented in 1983 by Charles Walton.
Milestones 1,000 This company was the first to introduce the single-chip LPC speech synthesizer.
Answers: Milestones 200 What is CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)
Answers: Milestones 400 • What is Xerox
Answers: Milestones 600 What is Microsoft (Red Hat 11.1%, Intel 9.3%, Novell 4.9%, IBM 4.2%, Microsoft 4.0%, ………. Google (13th) 1.4%)