In the United States, “Linux” has been trademarked by creator Linus Torvalds. He did that only to prevent someone else from making money out of it.
FYI, the very first version of Linux was released on 25th August 1991.
MySQL is named after My, the daughter of Michael Widenius, the creator of the world famous database system. MySQL is the one of the most popular databases used on the web powering content management systems (CMSs) such as WordPress and Joomla [more...]