ADVERTISING AGE: Google names new operating system KIT KAT Android
Google in a masterstroke is naming its new operating system after everyone’s favorite chocolate bar. Google Android is notoriously sweet-toothed. Its developers have code-named each iteration of the operating system after a delicious treat. It all started with version 1.5, dubbed Cupcake, then moved on to Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean and now a branded confection – KitKat!
THE GUARDIAN: Sir Richard Hadlee ‘appalled’ at Piers Morgan’s Brett Lee over
Many cricket fans – and non-cricket fans too – chuckled with pleasure as the former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee peppered Piers Morgan during an exhibition over on Friday, but one of the game’s greatest players, Sir Richard Hadlee, has attacked the stunt as “dangerous and unnecessary”. Lee had challenged Morgan to face an over of fast bowling after the former newspaper editor questioned the courage of the England batsmen during the current Ashes series. Many saw it, at worst, as a cheap sideshow but Hadlee says Morgan could have been seriously hurt.
THE HUFFINGTON POST: Former ‘Today’ anchors Jane Pauley, Bryant Gumbel to reunite On NBC
NBC says that former “Today” anchors Jane Pauley and Bryant Gumbel will join Matt Lauer for Monday’s show. Gumbel left the morning program in 1997 after 15 years, and Pauley exited in 1989 after a 13-year tenure. They were co-anchors for seven years. Pauley isn’t a stranger to “Today”: She returns each month for a segment that looks at Americans older than 50 who start new careers.