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TCS TechBytes 2015 Schedule

The Board of IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous agency promoted by Government of Karnataka in association with IT industries, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT Services, consulting and business solutions organization, initiated the TCS TechBytes program in the year 2010.techbytes logoThe program is an initiative to help engineering students keep pace with the evolving technology landscape - in the process enhance their lateral thinking process and inculcate the spirit to compete and excel. The quiz serves as an alternative platform to enhance awareness and confidence levels of aspiring engineers while bringing them in sync with the current developments in the technology sphere through an interactive and engaging quiz platform. “TCS TechBytes” strives to provide a better understanding of IT as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields – be it engineering, medicine, law, sports, science, movie, music, government, automobile, telecommunication, etc.

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TCS Tech Bytes 2013 Mangalore Regionals was conducted in Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangalore on April 4th 2013. I thank Nakul Kamath for sharing prelims questions with us.

1. ____ is the use of computers and computer networks to promote political ends, chiefly free speech, human rights, and information ethics.
A. Hacktivism

2. ____ is a form of cybersquatting relies on mistakes such as typographical errors made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.
A. Typosquatting

3. Identify this Personality.

RAMDORAI
A. S Ramdorai

4. Google India brought which iconic market online as part of its 'India Get Your Business Online' initiative?
A. Chandni Chowk

5. Identify.

Clippit
A. Clippy (Microsoft Office Assistant)

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Friday, 04 April 2014 23:05

TCS TechBytes 2014 Round 1 Questions

1.QWERTY & Dvorak simplified are types of what in a computer?
A. Keyboard Layouts

2.What was formerly known as "Jerry and Dave's Guide to the World Wide Web"?
A. Yahoo! Inc

3.With which company would you associate the products Dynamics,Azure,Xbox,Surface & Bing?
A. Microsoft Inc

4.With which company would you associate the name TIM COOK?
A. Apple Inc

5.Expand LED?
A. Light Emitting Diode

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TCS Tech Bytes 2014 Tumkur Regionals was conducted in Birla Auditorium,Tumkur on 2nd April,2014. Students from Tumkur, Chikkaballapur, Kolar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North & South were participated in this level. I thank Sharath and Pavan for sharing prelims questions with us.

1. Salman Khan is the brand ambassador for which popular travel website?
A. Yatra.com

2. He coined the term “Artificial Intelligence” and also he developed Lisp Programming Language. Identify?
A. John McCarthy

3. It was originally released as a powertoy for the Tablet PC launch on November 7, 2002. The program is a screen-capture tool that allows taking screenshots of an open window, rectangular areas, a free-form area, or the entire screen. Identify the application?
A. Snipping Tool

4. This company declined a cash offer from Facebook of $3 billion to acquire the company, its an popular photo messaging application developed by Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy. Identify?
A. Snapchat

5. Identify this Google Doodle?

winter olympics

A. Sochi Winter Olympics

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Wednesday, 12 March 2014 11:38

TCS TechBytes 2014 Schedule

The Board of IT Education Standards (BITES), an autonomous agency promoted by Government of Karnataka in association with IT industries, and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT Services, consulting and business solutions organization, initiated the TCS TechBytes program in the year 2010.

techbytes logo

The program is an initiative to help engineering students keep pace with the evolving technology landscape - in the process enhance their lateral thinking process and inculcate the spirit to compete and excel. The quiz serves as an alternative platform to enhance awareness and confidence levels of aspiring engineers while bringing them in sync with the current developments in the technology sphere through an interactive and engaging quiz platform. “TCS TechBytes” strives to provide a better understanding of IT as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields – be it engineering, medicine, law, sports, science, movie, music, government, automobile, telecommunication, etc

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TCS Tech Bytes 2013 Tumkur Regionals was conducted in Birla Auditorium,Tumkur on 28th March,2013. Students from Tumkur, Chikkaballapur, Kolar, Bangalore Rural, Bangalore North & South were participated in this level.

1.Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka started this company. Identify ?

A. Sony

2.Who named as most 'dangerous' cyber celebrity for the year 2012?

A. Emma Watson

3.The idea of this comapny came to founder when he was forced to pay $40 in overdue fines after returning Apollo 13 well past its due date. What was founded?

A.Netflix

4.Identify this Person? (Hint: He is the founder of Mashable)

 petecashmore

A. Pete Cashmore

5.X is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Even Wikipedia was also described as X mistakenly. Dell Ideamstorm is one of the example for X. Identify?

A.Crowdsourcing

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Wednesday, 03 April 2013 19:36

TCS TechBytes 2013 Round 1 Questions

1.Which website name site stands for “iBuild iBond”?
A. ibibo
2.Which company owns the brand “Blackberry”? 
A. Research in Motion
3.What is the full form of TCP?
A. Transmission Control Protocol
4.Ms.Virginia Rometty is the present CEO of which IT giant?
A.  IBM
5.Which is the parent company of the online shopping site junglee.com
A. Amazon
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TCS Tech Bytes 2012 Gulbarga Regionals was conducted in Appa Institute of Engineering & Technology on April 16th. I thank Bashiruddin Naik, Champion of Gulbarga regionals for sharing questions wtih us.

1.What do you get by combining these two words "Elements" & "Picture"?

A.Pixel

2. E-Commerce Application Service Provider Service that authorizes payments for e-business online retailers & is the equivalent of a physical point of sale terminal locatedd in most retail outlets.

A. Payment Gateway.

3.What Does M stands for in M-Commerce?

A.Mobile

4.Related To Samsung Duos. What do you mean by "DUOS"?

A.Double Sim

5.Identify.

 apple2

A.Apple II

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Tuesday, 15 May 2012 23:20

TCS TechBytes 2012 Round 1 Questions

1.Which nation gets its top level domain from the words Confederation Helvetica?

A.Switzerland

2.Its name was homonymous with “pal” in Japanese. What from Sony?

A. AIBO

3.Invented by John Backus for IBM, in 1954. It began as a digital code interpreter for the IBM 701 and was originally named Speedcoding. Identify the language.

A.Fortran

4.The company's name was chosen in homage to the Library of Alexandria, drawing a parallel between the largest repository of knowledge in the ancient world to the potential of the Internet. What?

A.Alexa

5.What is the term used for a twitterer with a million or more followers?  
A.A twillionaire

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Wednesday, 14 March 2012 09:13

TCS Tech Bytes 2012

The Board of IT Education Standards (BITES) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Asia’s largest IT company are organising the Second edition of the Engineering IT Quiz – “TCS TechBytes”.

techbyte logo

The program is an initiative to help students understand technology better - in the process help them enhance their lateral thinking process and inculcate the spirit to compete and excel.The quiz would serve as an alternative platform to enhance awareness and confidence levels of the aspiring engineers while bringing them in sync with the current developments in the technology domain through an interactive and engaging quiz platform. “TCS TechBytes” strives to provide a better understanding of IT as technology today is an enabler in diverse fields – be it engineering, medicine, law, sports, science, movie, music, government, automobile and telecommunication. The quiz is open to engineering students of all streams and will be held across Karnataka. It will be hosted by noted Quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam of Greycaps, who also conducts TCS IT Wiz, Rural IT Quiz and Tata Crucible among others.

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