How six memorable tech companies got their names

Just imagine if instead of "Googling" something, you "BackRubbed" it.

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Go Daddy You have to wonder whether Go Daddy would have succeeded had the company kept its original name: Jomax Technologies.

Within a couple of years, founder Bob Parsons and his team realized they needed a better moniker if they were ever to make it in the crowded online world. Days of brainstorming led nowhere, but then someone -- in what we can only assume was a joke -- suggested the name "Big Daddy."

Unfortunately (or fortunately, perhaps), BigDaddy.com was already taken. But GoDaddy.com, as luck would have it, was not.

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