What even is a “Tech Company”?

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates at the All Things Digital conference (Wikipedia, CC-BY 2.0)

But why would you care?

Software companies stopped having warehouses when they moved from phyisical delivery of software on Floppies, CDs and DVDs to downloads. Computer hardware manufacturers however still operate warhouses to ship their devices (Source: Wikipedia, CC)

Why do they call themseleves “tech” then?

What actually is a technology company?

Wikimedia developers getting taught unit testing in software engineering. (Wikimedia, CC)

What a technology company looks like

Are car manufacturers tech companies then?

Boxes with Microsoft Office software on CD or DVD sold in retail stores. (Wikipedia CC0 1.0)

Final thoughts on what a “Tech Company” is.

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