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Alan Turing, 1912 to 1954

We trust you have already heard of Alan Turing, the scientist and mathematician who laid the foundations of computer science, and who also saved millions of lives through his wartime work. But how much do you really know about his story? This quiz should test your knowledge, and maybe tell you some things you didn’t more ...

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Are you an expert on printers?

Printers are peculiar devices. They enable us to transform something virtual into physical! For all your professional documents, administrative letters or family photos, your printer is simply essential. Printers have evolved at he same pace as IT in general, in their output method (inkjet, laser, 3D) and in their connections (wired, USB, Wi-Fi). Along the more ...

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TechWeekEurope’s Royal Tech Quiz

As Britain celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the nation can rejoice in a rather IT-savvy monarch and a Royal Family that understands the joy of tech. Take this quiz and see if you can keep up with our digital rulers. You can leave your comments and suggestions here. more ...

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How well do you know Anonymous?

Anonymous… A shadowy group with no faces, no names, no leader or base of operations. Some call them freedom fighters, others – terrorists. The ‘hacktivist’ collective has been in the news regularly over the past few years, thanks to their recurring attacks on the big Internet players, corporations and governments. You’ve heard of them, but more ...

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Do you know all about Green IT?

Technology needs energy and raw materials to be produced, but it becomes waste as soon as it reaches the end of its life. Re-using more and throwing out less is better for the planet – and can also benefit your organisation’s bottom line. How much do you know about making your IT more efficient and more ...

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Privacy: is your personal data scattered around the Web?

The Internet is a wonderful place where social networks can increase the number of your “friends” tenfold… But while networking, you can leave traces around the net that might one day be turned against you. Some entities can use your private information for commercial purposes, or criminal activity, while others could keep a record your more ...

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What do you know about Tech stocks and shares?

High-tech companies tend to start their life cycle in dusty garages in California… and eventually arrive on Wall Street to trade their stock. The majority of key players have taken this step and made (or lost) a ton (sometimes, literally) of money thanks to their capital market listings. At a time when Facebook is taking more ...

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Test your CEO leadership knowledge

We all know the IT industry’s real stars are the gadgets and devices that are our daily delight. But almost equally exciting are the people who run the companies in the industry. the chief executive officers who have changed our world – while sometimes living in a slightly different world of their own. How well more ...

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How much do you know about online piracy?

Piracy is one of the most hotly debated subjects on the web today. Some want tough punishments for those downloading illegally, whilst others want to see the web remain open. But how much do you know about what is going on? more ...

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Are you a patent expert?

Patents exist to protect inventors, so they can profit by what they have come up with, whether it is useful or a bit bizarre. But patents are also a valuable commodity, bought and sold by corporations, and used as a weapon. How closely are you following the world of tech patent litigation? more ...

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