[T]he title of crankiest man in Washington State was officially awarded to John Wall, head of Redmond-based tech services company Vista, Inc. Wall’s company owns a trademark on the name “Vista,” and he’s now considering his options, which could include taking his neighbor to court — though he’d like to at least chew the fat over the back fence first. “We’re going to consider our options and talk to them,” he told the Seattle Times. Wall isn’t alone. Among the companies that could be affected by the new name are La Jolla, California, based Vista Software, and Warren, Ohio’s Vista Window Co., which makes, you guessed it, Windows.
25 July 2005
The Vista Cruiser Keeps On Rolling
Engadget picks up where I left off last Friday and this morning: