How major tech companies got their names [Infographic]


I’m sure most of us already knew the origins of ‘Microsoft’ and ‘Google’, but who knew any of the other ones? Spill the beans in the comments below!

[via TheMetaPicture]

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  • Gonzo

    Now it makes sense the Microsoft name… I always thought the name was in reference to the very small software (in size) they produce… which has always been bloatware (since Windows 95 at least)…

  • Not about a company name, but I’ve always found it interesting where the name TWAIN came from. When trying to think of a name for their scanning protocol, the creators couldn’t think of anything so they named it Technology Without An Interesting Name.