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All The Brands And Companies That Used To Be Known By A Different Name

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What is it with tech companies starting out with not-so-great names?!

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In 1984, Michael Dell started doing some computer business out of his dorm room at the University of Texas. His dorm room biz was named PC’s Limited. He apparently did a pretty good business, because by the end of the year the pre-med freshman dropped out to expand. He grew his tech company and eventually renamed it Dell. Because again, when you start a company and become successful, you should 100% name it after yourself.

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