Where did tech firms' logos come from?

The origin of 9 of the most famous symbols in tech

The logos of the biggest tech companies are some of the most recognisable brands in the world. But where do the logos come from? And what do they mean? We reveal the history behind some of tech's most recognisable corporate images.



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