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The Original Names And Logos Of 12 Famous Companies

Posted By fershid 1870 days ago on Business - In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin started collaborating on a search engine called BackRub. It operated on Stanford servers for more than a year, eventually taking up too much bandwidth. On September 15, 1997, Page and Brin registered the domain name – a play on the word “googol”, a mathematical term for the number ten raised to the power hundred. The rest is history.

Similarly, Nike, Pepsi and Yahoo! were originally known as Blue Ribbon Sports, Brad’s Drink and Jerry’s Guide to the World Wide Web, respectively. Australian Help has come up with an interesting infographic that lists the original names and logos of 12 famous companies. Check it out here.

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