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See How A Misspelling Helped Launch One Of The Hottest New Startups

Dec 2, 2014 2:11:36 PM

Hello World Wowrld

A new tech startup called Docker, after launching less than 20 months ago, is now receiving interest from tech giants like Google, Amazon, Dell, IBM, Microsoft, and others.

The misspelling that went viral occurred when Docker was performing a demo of a "container" used to develop apps that run on cloud computing. Solomon Hykes, the 31-year-old founder of Docker, was so nervous during the demo that he misspelled the common "Hello World" and instead typed "Hellow wowlrd" in front of a demo of 900 people. Aside from that, the demo went off without a hitch and has received nothing but praise from the tech industry.

Docker gives its software away for free. For more information, read the full article on

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