The bite was introduced, so it can’t be confused with a cherry. It's there for scale.
What does the name Apple stand for?
Steve Jobs said that he was on a fruitarian diet and just came back from an apple farm, and thought the name sounded “fun, spirited and not intimidating.”
Why does the Apple logo have a bite out of it?
Rob Janoff, the apple logo designer, was going for the silhouette of an apple, but to make it look more like an apple and not some other round fruit, he did what one does with an apple - took a bite out of it.
The star was marked on a postcard depicting the town of the founder.
Where does the Mercedes name come from?
Mercedes was the daughter (Mercedes Jellinek) of German businessman and gentleman racer Emil Jellinek.
The founder's inclination to name things after his daughter – like his yacht and all of his homes – would eventually work its way around to the cars he sold, raced, and drove.
What does the star in the Mercedes logo mean?
You’ll be surprised to discover Mercedes-Benz’s emblem isn’t just an innocent star.
The founder's sons recalled an 1872 picture postcard sent by their father with a three-pointed star marking the location with an explanation on the back that one day a star would shine over the factory and bring prosperity.