X founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1901, by
John Francis Queeny. His father in law was
Emmanuel Mendes de X a wealthy sugar factory
owner active in Puerto Rico .
The company's first product was the artificial
sweetener saccharin, which it sold to the CocaCola.
Through a process of mergers and spin-offs
between 1997 and 2002, X made a transition
from chemical giant to biotech giant.
Identify the company?
This former CEO, Jon Rubinstein has come out in
the open against HP, three years after the latter
He said. "If we had known they were just going to
shut it down and never really give it a chance to
flourish, what would have been the point of selling
the company? I think the deal we had with Verizon
really hurt us, but who knew that at the time? These
things are all hindsight."
Fill in the blank.
Created in the early 2000s, this interactive search
engine had President Bill Clinton as its
Its name is derived from the Swahili words
‘Hakuna Matata’ which meant – No Worries.
Which search engine?
X was a monk and cellar master at the
Benedictine abbey in Hautvillers.
He had pioneered a number of winemaking
techniques: being the first to blend grapes in
such a way as to improve the quality of wines.
In recognition of X, a brand of the same name
which produces vintage champagne
exists, which is currently owned by LVMH.
In 1968, X founded X Ltd., a coat shop in the York
Hotel in New York City, with $10,000.
The first X collection was a line of
"youthful, understated coats and dresses" featured
at the New York City store, Bonwit Teller.
In 1969, he, who was later described as "the
supreme master of minimalism," appeared on the
cover of Vogue magazine.
By 1971, sportswear, classic blazers as well as
lingerie were added to his women's collection
Which fashion magnate had such an accidental
and yet such a humble beginning?
Identify the logo below.
This company markets many well-known North
American brands, such as Betty
Crocker, Yoplait, Colombo, Totino’s, Jeno’s,Trix,L
ucky Charms etc.
X was made specially prepared for the visit of
Queen Margharita in 1889.
This modern invention became a craze after the
1930s when famous companies started selling
The circular thing which prevented X from hitting
the box it was packed in was patented in 1985
after the application for the patent was filed in
What is X ?
This phrase has turned into a metaphor about
the power of innovation, and is frequently taken
There have been more than 4,400 patents
issued by the United States Patent and
Trademark Office for new ____________, with
thousands more unsuccessful
applicants, making them the "most frequently
invented device in U.S. history".
Fill in the blank
There are many companies that would love to
The principal enemies of Microsoft are
commonly referred to as NOISE.
If N stands for Netscape, O for Oracle, I for
IBM, S for Sun Microsystems, what does E
X Technologies, Inc., is an software and
services company that provides data
management and integration solutions.
It has supplied its products to the US
Intelligence Community and the Department of
Defence, amongst others. Recently
however, the infamous PRISM program (the
clandestine electronic surveillance program
allegedly operated by the NSA since 2007) was
also credited to the same company.
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