"Stop the Cyborgs" is a UK based advocacy
group that campaigns against a culture of
surveillance and invasion of privacy. They
released a couple of 'ban signs' that can be
used to communicate that something is
prohibited in that area (one of which is shown
What precipitous and calamitous phrase was made popular by
Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, when he
warned the House Financial Services Committee of something that
would happen on January 1, 2013? (obviously, he didn’t think
much of the Mayans and their theories.)
The term was first defined by the economist Richard
Cantillon as the person who pays a certain price for a product
to resell it at an uncertain price, thereby making decisions
about obtaining and using the resources while consequently
admitting the risk of enterprise.
Which biz-term is this?
If you say this word in Finland, they'll think of snow. Lots of it.
Take the first four letters of this word in Spain, and they'll think of
"light" (even though it's actually an old slang word with some
negative connotations). It also rhymes with the company's
The other word, one that is used in places like India, means
"hope"; apt for its use in emerging markets.
Which two brand names are we talking of?
According to X’s founder Drew Houston ,he conceived the
idea after repeatedly forgetting his USB flash drive while he
was a student at MIT. He says that existing services at the
time "suffered problems with Internet latency, large files,
bugs, or just made me think too much." He began making
something for himself, but then realized that it could benefit
others with the same problem. Houston founded X Inc. in
The twelve rules of this garage are:
1.Believe you can change the world.
2.Work quickly, keep the tools unlocked, work whenever.
3.Know when to work alone and when to work together.
4.Share tools, ideas. Trust your colleagues.
5.No Politics. No bureaucracy. (These are ridiculous in a garage).
6.The customer defines a job well done.
7.Radical ideas are not bad ideas.
8.Invent different ways of working.
9.Make a contribution every day.
10.If it doesn’t contribute, it doesn’t leave the garage.
11.Believe that together we can do anything.
What began here?
• Blackburn Rovers is an English Football Club founded in the
• In 1995,they won the English Premier League which is the
only time they have ever won it .
• In November 2010,X,an Indian company that specializes in
chicken processing and pharmaceuticals, acquired it's
Before Google named the latest Android version as
KitKat, there was an online campaign which went as
“As Android usage in India skyrockets, we urge
Google to name the next version of Android
after an Indian sweet. Going by the
nomenclature for Android, the next version has
to be named after a dessert starting from K. We
propose X. Universally loved in India, X is our
wish for Android”