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The little logo that sits at the top of the screen of any ‘Bluetooth-enabled’ hardware () is actually a monogram created from the two runes that represent Harald’s initials
Neil Oliver (The Vikings: A New History)
Fittingly, Harald's name today is ubiquitous as a technology that unites disparate devices. Begun in 1994 by the Swedish company Ericsson, Bluetooth passes information wirelessly between phones and computers regardless of operating system or manufacturer. Just as the tenth century Viking king united fierce rivals, a Samsung phone will now communicate with an Apple computer. The two runes that make up the modern symbol for Bluetooth technology are the king's initials. 176.
Lars Brownworth (The Sea Wolves: A History of the Vikings)
Bluetooth is named after a 10th century Viking called Harald Blatand the Bluetooth. He had a reputation for bringing peace to people from different regions. The Bluetooth symbol is the same as his initials.
James Egan (1000 Mind-Bending Facts)
In 983 a great alliance of Slav tribes and Danes joined forces against the German realm, which had expanded both eastwards and northwards, but was now decisively repulsed. Around this time marriages took place between Scandinavian kings and the daughters of West Slav princes. For example, Harald Bluetooth married a daughter of the Abodrite prince Mistivoj.
Else Roesdahl (The Vikings)