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What is common among these companies?

 
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Amazon.com
America Online
Electronic Arts
Google
Juniper Networks
Lotus Development
Macromedia
Netscape
Sun Microsystems
Sybase
Symantec
Tivoli Systems
VeriSign
webMethods
 
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They all encourage their employees to indulge in messy cubicles:
 
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1) All of them have vowels in its spellings.
2) All are into IT industry.
3) They all share the space here
4) All of them were once startup companies.
[ June 07, 2006: Message edited by: Amitabh Reddy ]
 
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They all have one chairman. Me
 
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Basudev,

What is the answer?
 
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Originally posted by Basudev Agrawal:
Amazon.com
America Online
Electronic Arts
Google
Juniper Networks
Lotus Development
Macromedia
Netscape
Sun Microsystems
Sybase
Symantec
Tivoli Systems
VeriSign
webMethods



All have one or more employee(s) working for them.
 
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Originally posted by Sameer Jamal:
All have one or more employee(s) working for them.



Even Lotus Development?!
 
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that would depend on your definition of "one", "employee", and "working"
 
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Well, one common thing is that if you bought those companies stock in 2000-2001, and still holding that stock, you are fucked. Google might be an exception.
 
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They were all funded (atleast partly) by the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers .
 
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Originally posted by Basudev Agrawal:
They were all funded (atleast partly) by the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers .



[Scraping it off his shoe..] Has this meaningless drivel passed into the realm of blatant advertising?
 
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Nah.. Its just a small piece of trivia.. :-) ( I admit it's not meaningless though)
 
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