How Computer Related Companies Got Their Names

Have you ever wonder how companies such as Yahoo!, Xerox, SUN Microsystem, Sony, SAP, RedHat, Oracle, Motorola, Microsoft, Lotus, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Hotmail, Google, Sisco, Apple Computers, Apache, and Adobe got their names?

Yahoo! – The word was invented by Jonathan Swift and used in his book Gulliver’s Travels. It represents a person who is repulsive in appearance and action and is barely human. Yahoo! founders Jerry Yang and David Filo selected the name because they considered themselves yahoos.

Read thekaran.com where there are explanations how some of the biggest computer related companies got their names.

ahoo!, Xerox, SUN Microsystem, Sony, SAP, RedHat, Oracle, Motorola, Microsoft, Lotus, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Hotmail, Google, Sisco, Apple Computers, Apache, Adobe

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