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Apple Reports Quarterly Earnings

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 24: The Apple logo is seen reflected in the window of a clothing store on April 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Based on high sales of the iPhone and iPad, Apple reported a 93 percent surge in second quarter earnings with a profit of $11.6 billion, or $12.30 per share compared to $6.0 billion, or $6.40 per share one year ago. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

How 25 tech companies got their names

A peek at the meaning--sometimes hidden, sometimes glaringly obvious--built into the names of the world's biggest technology firms.