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History behind Mysteries

Don’t get misled by the title. I am not here to speak about the mysteries which are happening around us daily, rather I am going to present some of the interesting details of the mysterious companies which have changed our lives in one or other way.

Most of us at one or the other point of time think of starting a company either for profits/creating jobs for people etc. When that dream is about to come true, the first dilemma in our mind will be ‘What will be the name of my company?’ So by the time you start a company, you will have the idea of how the well-established companies got their names as a part of your research for naming your company. I want to help you in that particular aspect so let me list out some of my favorite companies and how they got their names.

1) Google: - Google was originally named 'Googol', a word for the number represented by 1 followed by 100 zeros. Sergey Brin and Larry Page presented their project to an angel investor; they received a cheque made …