Shakespeare asked the famous question: WHAT IS IN A NAME?....
veD = SCIENCES OF CREATION AND LIFE
tells us that creator bRH`m is
the only reality that exists and reator bRH`m
manifests as creation of infinite naam
(name) and ruup (form).....Here
is a list of easily recognizable names in our daily lives which has a story to
tell of its creation as submitted by Shriram Shirke
through Hiren Prajapati from Mumbai, India:
This was actually the financier's daughter's name.
This came from name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the house of
founder John Warnock.
It was the favorite fruit of founder Steve Jobs. He was three months late in
filing a name for the business, and he threatened to call his company Apple
Computers if the other colleagues didn't suggest a better name by 5 O'clock.
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It is not an acronym as popularly believed. It is short for San Francisco.
This name was formed by using COMp, for computer, and PAQ to denote a small
The name was derived from the founder's name Dr. Michael Cowpland. It stands for
COwpland REsearch Laboratory.
The name started as a joke boasting about the amount of information the
search-engine would be able to search. It was originally named 'Googol', a word
for the number represented by 1 followed by 100 zeros. After founders - Stanford
graduate students Sergey Brin and Larry Page presented their project to an angel
investor, they received a cheque made out to 'Google'
Founder Jack Smith got the idea of accessing e-mail via the web from a computer
anywhere in the world. When Sabeer Bhatia came up with the business plan for the
mail service, he tried all kinds of names ending in 'mail' and finally settled
for hotmail as it included the letters "html" - the programming language used to
write web pages. It was initially referred to as HoTMaiL with selective
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard tossed a coin to decide whether the company they
founded would be called Hewlett-Packard or Packard-Hewlett.
Bob Noyce and Gordon Moore wanted to name their new company 'Moore Noyce' but
that was already trademarked by a hotel chain so they had to settle for an
acronym of INTegrated ELectronics.
Mitch Kapor got the name for his company from 'The Lotus Position' or 'Padmasana'.
Kapor used to be a teacher of Transcendental Meditation of Maharishi Mahesh
Coined by Bill Gates to represent the company that was devoted to MICROcomputer
SOFTware. Originally christened Micro-Soft, the '-' was removed later on.
Founder Paul Galvin came up with this name when his company started
manufacturing radios for cars. The popular radio company at the time was called
Larry Ellison and Bob Oats were working on a consulting project for the CIA
(Central Intelligence Agency). The code name for the project was called Oracle
(the CIA saw this as the system to give answers to all questions or something
such). The project was designed to help use the newly written SQL code by IBM.
The project eventually was terminated but Larry and Bob decided to finish what
they started and bring it to the world. They kept the name Oracle and created
the RDBMS engine. Later they kept the same name for the company.
It originated from the Latin word 'sonus' meaning sound, and 'sonny' a slang
used by Americans to refer to a bright youngster.
Founded by 4 Stanford University buddies, SUN is the acronym for Stanford
University Network. Andreas Bechtolsheim built a microcomputer; Vinod Khosla
recruited him and Scott McNealy to manufacture computers based on it, and Bill
Joy to develop a UNIX-based OS for the computer.
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.