Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Businesses

How 10 Iconic Tech Products Got Their Names 247

lgmac writes "Think Windows Azure is a stupid name? Ever wonder how iPod, BlackBerry and Twitter got their names? Author Tom Wailgum goes inside the process of creating tech product names that are cool but not exclusionary, marketable, and most of all, free of copyright and trademark gotchas. Here's the scoop on ten iconic tech products and how they got their monikers, plus a chat with the man responsible for naming Azure, BlackBerry, and more. (What's the one he wishes he'd named but didn't? Google.)"

Slashdot Top Deals

There's no future in time travel.

Working...