Sunday, July 31, 2011

How Tech Companies Got Their Names

Ever wondered how tech companies got their names? Why is Apple called Apple? How Intel came to be?

The following infograph shows you the origin of tech giants like Compaq, Oracle, Intel, and many others, and while Apple's name has a very simple explanation, you'll learn that Google's name is due to a badly written cheque, and that it was a flip of a coin that got us a Hewlett Packard instead of a Packard Hewlett.

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