What’s News?

What’s News?

Test your knowledge of current industry events with the following quiz

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Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina attempted to clarify the company’s new “adaptive enterprise” mantra, saying:

a. “It’s a strategy built on Darwinian reference architectures.”

b. “It’s the state in which fundamental technologies in the enterprise enable anything that business wants to do.”

c. “‘Scuse me while I kiss the sky.”

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Fast food chain McDonald’s continued launching Wi-Fi services in its U.S. restaurants. Some observers say the technology is now as synonymous with the McDonald’s brand as:

a. French fries

b. The Big Mac

c. Bloated, upset stomachs

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates plans to give the City University of New York $6.8 million to create 10 early-college high schools. The schools will:

a. Enable students to complete two years of college during time they would typically spend finishing high school

b. Offer opportunities to students from underprivileged backgrounds

c. Secretly create a race of genetically enhanced super-geeks to take over the world

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The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is suing Sony over a patent dispute involving the primary chip in the electronics giant’s PlayStation 2 video game system. Sony is responding by:

a. Working to settle the case out of court

b. Filing a counter suit

c. Hiring a hit man to systematically take out WARF members a la “Grand Theft Auto: Vice City”

The above quiz offers a combination of news and entertainment, and should not be mistaken for either.

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