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Bluetooth and other surprising tech name origins [Knowledge]
posted November 7 2013 13:12.28 by spic0m

The startup world is filled with all manner of intentionally misspelled nonwords and incomprehensible baby talk. It's enough makes one nostalgic for an earlier time when tech names actually meant something.
The stories of how some of the world's biggest brands and technologies came up with their names open a window to a different era - a simpler time before Web squatters took all the normal names and corporations focus-grouped language to death.

Here we present the hidden-and occasionally accidental-histories behind some of the biggest names in tech.

[Link: techhive]

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