It is located near Kappad beach in 1498 by the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. Ltd, entagon Infotech, Brahmasuthra Technologies Pvt Ltd, Liser Hive Technologies, Webqua Software Solutions, eSynergy Software Technologies, Codemac, WebEnLive, NetShells Technologies LLP, Aufait Technologies Pvt. The origin of the name of Kozhikode is unsure. For the Chinese, it suggests that Islamist. tho' the name of the town may be a name for Calicut. Ibn Battuta (1342–1347), United Nations agency visited sixfold, provides the primary glimpses of town life. Kozhikode and its suburbs. A Portuguese factory and a fortress in Kozhikode for a short time. Though the city was known by different names in history, the Malayalam speaking communities traditionally call it Kozhikode. Tamils called it Kalikkottai. He was received by Shri Samoothi Maharaj himself. After a long 48 years of conquering the Pamiyankara region of the Eradees of Neddiripu in Eranadu, the king wanted an outlet in the sea, to start trading business.