Starbucks Gets Fizzy

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Starbucks has been testing its handmade sodas in Austin and Atlanta for only a few months now, but the chain has decided it’s worth trademarking not just its fizzy beverages, but also the machine used to make them. And perhaps in the interest of sounding a little more Italian, Starbucks is calling the new drinks and the machine “Fizzio” (sodas are actually called “bibite gassate” in Italy).

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