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In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through a magnifying glass held by a woman in Bern

In this photo illustration, a Facebook logo on a computer screen is seen through a magnifying glass held by a woman in Bern in this May 19, 2012, file photo. Facebook Inc's revenue rose 32 percent in the third quarter to $1.26 billion, October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Hodel/Files (SWITZERLAND - Tags: SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS)

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.