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Google's latest creation: KitKat Android (in candy aisles soon)
Google's latest creation: KitKat Android (in candy aisles soon)

SAN FRANCISCO -- The latest version of Google’s mobile software is being named for a delectable treat and a favorite of Google engineers: Kit Kat. And be prepared for Android KitKat bars coming to store shelves near you. Branding Android with the name of the Nestle’s chocolate bar (technically made by Hershey in the U.S.) came as a big surprise to Android watchers. Google had said the next version would be called Key Lime Pie. Since 2009, Google has named each Android release after some kind of treat. Previous versions: Cupcake, Donut, Éclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. But the names of the treats were all generic. QUIZ: How...

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