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This is How 15 Famous Companies Got Their Names

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pepsi was first introduced as “Brad’s Drink” in New Bern, North Carolina, United States, in 1893 by Caleb Bradham, who made it at his drugstore where the drink was sold. It was later labeled Pepsi Cola, named after the digestive enzyme pepsin and kola nuts used in the recipe. Bradham sought to create a fountain […]

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Target ships Xbox One early to user, gets banned by Microsoft

Reading Time: 3 minutes That’s right, user ‘Moonlightswami’, got his pre-ordered Xbox One from Target ‘a little’ early. He unboxed the console, posted a video of it and shared some game and dashboard details. Sadly, his console and account got banned and also his initial unboxing was taken down by Microsoft: “And now my console is banned. Interesting. Legally purchased game, and system. @Microsoft […]

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Sony shares plunge after it cuts profit forecast

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of Sony’s Q2 FY13 results, and the 40% cut to its profits outlook, the company shares dropped 11% to 1,668 yen on the Tokyo Stock Exchange this Friday. Here’s the report by the BBC: The firm lowered its full-year profit forecast by 40% on Thursday as it reported a loss for the July-to-September quarter. The company has been […]