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July 25, 2012

Wrong Spelling for default answer

devadutta @ 12:22 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1343218972 ) Play
2012-08-06

This professor accidentally (re)named a company after getting their spelling wrong. Who is he, which company and where did he get the spelling wrong. AutoRaja will be happy with company name.

Cracked by: Anjul , Amarendra Kumar , Manish Achuth , Jayaprakash B R , bhargava , Ananth , mankuTimma , KK , manas , Sumanth Patlolla , vishwanath , Rogi and Jinz

Answer:
David Cheriton, who wrote a $100,000 check for “Google” instead of “Googol”

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

14 Responses to “Wrong Spelling for default answer”

  1. Anjul
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    1
    1

    Google


  2. Amarendra Kumar
    1

    David Cheriton
    Google Inc. (added “Inc.”)


  3. Manish Achuth
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    David Cheriton. Who gave google their first paycheck. Hence wrong spelling.


  4. Andy Bechtolsheim. Google from Googol


  5. bhargava

    Google


  6. Ananth
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    9

    David Cheriton
    Google
    Guess he got it wrong on the cheque he wrote. It was the first funding Google got.


  7. mankuTimma
    1

    Google


  8. KK
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    5

    David Cheriton
    google


  9. manas
    1

    Google


  10. Sumanth Patlolla
    27
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    7

    David Cheriton – not sure of the company though :|


  11. vishwanath

    google


  12. Rogi
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    5

    David Cheriton from Stanford and Google


  13. Rogi
    48
    10
    5

    Or… Is AutoRaja looking for Googol


  14. Jinz

    Google


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