Did you know that the interface of Facebook is mainly blue in colour because co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is red-blue colour blind? Click through to know such more interesting facts about technology giants, including Microsoft, Apple, IBM and more.
Before Nokia took over the number one spot in 1998, Motorola was the world’s biggest mobile phone seller.
The first person to invest in Facebook was PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel (L), who injected US$500,000 in the company.
The initial version of YouTube was a dating site by the name of “Tune In Hook Up”.
Around a third of the world’s smartphones are manufactured by Samsung It is the first firm in history to sell the watch phone (pictured), digital television and MP3 phone.
The reason behind the original name of IBM, Big Blue, still remains a mystery. Some experts believe that it might be due to the logo’s colour.
The word “Yahoo” is a short form for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle.” Silicon Valley giant Microsoft tried to puchase Yahoo! in 2008 for US$44.6 billion.
Silicon Valley giant Microsoft tried to puchase Yahoo! in 2008 for US$44.6 billion.
The name of Google is actually misspelled as founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin wanted to use “googol” (100 zeroes after 1), which would have represented unlimited information.