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Remember when Google teamed up with Nestle and went and named a flavor of Android after a four-fingered chocolate bar? Turns out it wasn't the last we'd see from this unlikely partnership. To celebrate 80 years since the KitKat went on sale, the two companies announced today that 600,000 "limited...

May 12th 2015 at 10:38am 0 Comments
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In every business, from the Amalgamated Rubber Sole Company through to the halls of Nabisco, someone, somewhere, is dreaming of a pill that instantly makes you thin. Several already exist, but if you don't want to sit through that one worrying side-affect of Xenical or find a way to get a large qu...

November 20th 2014 at 5:55pm 0 Comments
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Elon Musk may be terrified of self-controlling robots, but the retail industry is clearly hoping they'll save cash in the long term. Nestle, for instance, has purchased 20 copies of Softbank's Pepper robot as the new spokes-droid for its food business in Japan. If successful, then the food manufac...

October 29th 2014 at 5:01pm 0 Comments
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We know that Google is fond of puzzles, and it may be using a few of them to tease the launch of Android 4.4 KitKat. Nestle's @KitKat Twitter account has posted two musical references (embedded after the break) that suggest the OS could appear on October 28th. The first, "everybody dance now," cle...

October 16th 2013 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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It looks like coffee technology could be about to take another leap forward, with Nestle researchers now touting that they've devised a machine that can tell the difference between good coffee and bad coffee -- espresso, in particular. Apparently, the machine has "nearly" the taste accuracy of a p...

February 13th 2008 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Advertising bottled water in Dewy's Adventure, which you spent $50 for? Not cool Konami and Nestle, not cool at all. Very much unlike the cold, refreshing taste of Slurm. See what we did there? Did you get the joke? No? Well, we're not really all that good at it, but you get the idea.[Thanks, k0sm1...

October 2nd 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Stopping by your favorite java shop on the way to work each day can get relatively pricey (and frustrating if you simultaneously roll in with the other half of the city), and while the Nespresso Lattissima can't exactly read your mind, it apparently does one mean latte with just a single button pre...

May 19th 2007 at 1:11am 0 Comments