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Nestle's terrifying golden ticket

Nestle's "We Will Find You" promotion in the UK involves hiding GPS chips in chocolate wrappers so that the company can track the winners down.

By September 19, 2012

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Nestle taps GPS tracking in modern Willy Wonka contest

Nestle recently launched a 21st century Willy Wonka-style contest in the U.K. with a slightly alarming title: "We Will Find You."

By September 20, 2012

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Scientists brew tea in a chocolate teapot: Did it melt?

Chocolate experts from Nestle set about crafting a chocolate teapot that can stand up to boiling water and still turn out a lovely cup of tea.

By September 8, 2014

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After Facebook backlash, Nestle steps up sustainability

A Facebook campaign led to a PR disaster for Nestle, and now the food giant is cutting ties to companies that contribute to deforestation in their harvesting of palm oil.

By May 17, 2010

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Nestle mess shows sticky side of Facebook pages

Food company's Facebook fan page became a lesson in how not to deal with social-media backlash this week, when a company rep snapped back at environmentally motivated critics.

By March 19, 2010

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Nestle scales Nepresso delivery with MuleSource

Open source delivers cost and flexibility benefits, as Nespresso found after enlisting MuleSource and Optaros to help it define and implement a new middleware architecture.

By January 27, 2009

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Gimme a break: Next Android called 'KitKat'

The next version of Android will be called KitKat, as in the Nestle chocolate wafers, and comes with a contest to win Android and Google Play swag.

By September 3, 2013

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The 404 Podcast 512: Where we don't sweat the small stuff

Creepy sex robots, hidden Nestle call center menus, breast control pads, and a special deal on an Alienware gaming laptop!

By February 4, 2010

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Bosom buddy: Bra tweets every time it's unhooked

The Tweeting Bra is a Twitter-connected bra with a greater purpose. Every time it comes undone, it sends a tweet.

By October 25, 2013

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Ep. 512: Where we don't sweat the small stuff

We kick off today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast with a fun story about the Nestle Crunch Hotline number. The company's latest viral campaign offers a series of hidden menus within the prerecorded call center that lets callers choose between English, Spanish, and Pig Latin language options.

By February 4, 2010