How 16 companies picked their unique names

Ever wonder how Skype became, well, Skype? “The original prototype of the company’s flagship product had the name ‘Sky-Peer-to-Peer,’” writes Glen Stansberry, co-founder of the company Howdy, for Open Forum , “which was shrunk down to Skyper, then finally Skype.” Check out the other 15 companies the story behind their names.

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