Canon: Originally (1933) Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory the new name (1935) derived from the name of the company’s first camera, the Kwannon, in turn named after the Japanese name of the Buddhist bodhisattva of mercy.

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社名の由来を特集した記事。上に引用したCanonの場合、観音様から来ていたとは知らなかったなぁ。

Epson: Epson Seiko Corporation, the Japanese printer and peripheral manufacturer, was named from “Son of Electronic Printer”

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へえ。

Six Apart: company co-founders Ben and Mena Trott were born six days apart (in September 1977).

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あーそーなの(棒読み)。なんかこれだけ激しくどうでもよかったwwwwww

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