Popular logos originated a long time ago, but in the form in which we know them today, did not appear at once.
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In 1975, Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard, and along with his childhood friend Paul Allen founded Microsoft.
In 1940, brothers Dick and Mac McDonald opened their own barbecue restaurant in San Bernardino, California. In 1955 they were joined by Ray Kroc, who bought at MacDonalds right to act as exclusive agent for franchising. Kroc registered company McDonald's System. Fast-food chain beginning to entangle the United States and other countries.
1889. The city of Kyoto. Japan. Fusadziro Yamauchi, head of the company has been producing Marufuku hanafuda playing cards. In 1907 the company name changed to Nintendo Koppai. In the 1970s, Nintendo began producing toys and game machines. In 1980 came the famous video game Donkey Kong.
Japanese car giant Nissan Motor Company was founded in June 1934. In 1951 it was released a really legendary model - the first SUV Nissan Patrol four-wheel drive.
1932. City Billund, Denmark. Carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen contains a small shop selling wooden toys in it, ladders, ironing boards. Soon came the name of the company - LEGO. It comes from the word «Leg» and «Godt», which together mean "play well." Later the company founder was surprised to learn that Lego in Latin means "I put».
Under the slogan, "You press the button, we do the rest," George Eastman produced the first simple camera in 1888. Kodak several years dominated the world of photography, but, alas, in January this year was bankrupt. A curious fact: in 2012, became aware of the nuclear reactor 1, 5 kg of highly enriched uranium, which the company held at its headquarters in Rochester.
In 1998 he published the source code of the Netscape browser and created a project Mozilla. After several years of working members of the community have released the first version of the browser Mozilla 1.0. At this time, more than 90% of users went to the Internet via Internet Explorer. The first logo depicts a phoenix, reborn from fire. The project was later renamed to Firefox.
IT-giant Apple was founded in 1970 friends Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. The first office was equipped with a simple garage at the house. And on the first logo depicts Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree. Now the capitalization of "garage" company makes an incredible $ 600 billion.
Shell. The second-largest oil company in the world. It founded in 1907. The company logo is one of the most recognizable in the world.
In 1934, Japan was founded Kwanon. Such a title she received in honor of the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy. However, next year the company changed its name to the familiar us Canon. Exactly half a century later, the company launched its first digital camera. In 2012, Canon has a 20 percent market share of digital cameras. In 2007, the company sold 25 million cameras - more than any other brand.
In 1906, in Rochester, New York was founded Haloid Company, a manufacturer of paper and equipment. In 1961 she became to be called Xerox Corporation. The first automatic office copier Xerox 914 was released in 1959. It proved so popular that in just two years, the company earned $ 60 million, and three years later - more than 500 million. Now, no office is complete without this company vehicles.
Perhaps the most well-known airline in the world. The history she started in 1919, offering the first daily scheduled service from London to Paris on a single-engine biplane. Now the company's fleet consists of 236 aircraft.
Initially, the company was called the Computing Tabulating Recording. It founded in 1911. AyBiEm she began in 1924.
Named after the god of wisdom, intelligence and harmony, the Japanese automaker Mazda will celebrate its centenary in 2020. Left logo was introduced in 1936 when the company was producing three-wheeled trucks.
Fritos, Doritos, Cheetos, Raffles - all of these brands are part of Frito-Lay, based in the United States in 1932. In 1965, the Empire of potato chips bought PepsiCo and helped it become the largest snack brand in the US.
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