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KFC Uses Weird Technology That Suggests An Order Based On Customer’s Looks

Kentucky Fried Chicken, in partnership with Baidu which is considered China's Google, started creating a tech-infused smart restaurant. Its ordering kiosks, powered with facial recognition technology, scans the face of the customers and examine information like age, gender and mood in order to come up with a meal recommendation.

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Gulf investors to acquire stake from Kuwait’s Americana at $1.7 bln

The Gulf establishment, Adeptio LLC has approached Kuwait's fast-food chain, Americana, for buying out the 66.8% controlling stake held by the Al Kharafi family valued at $1.7 billion. Currently, the investor is conducting the due diligence but the final outcome will be based on the approval of the Americana franchisers.

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Food Safety: US Meat Supplier Disputes Chinese Court Verdict Over Selling Substandard and Expired Meat in China

The supplier's subsidiary units in China was convicted for selling substandard and expired meats to restaurants including McDonald's and KFC. However, the company argued that the verdict was unjust and inconsistent with the evidence presented in court.

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KFC launched new menu Nashville Hot Chicken

Nashville's hot chicken has been the city's iconic dish for a long time, and KFC adopted the recipe as its newest menu. The promotion already began Thursday in the U.S and the menu was also launched worldwide.

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Yum China spinoff becoming more probable: J.P. Morgan

The likelihood is growing that Yum Brands Inc (YUM.N) will spin off its China business, J.P. Morgan said in a client note, upgrading the company's shares to "overweight" from "neutral".

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Third Point takes stake in Yum! Brands, stock climbs

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday his hedge fund has taken a new position in Yum! Brands (YUM.N), sending the fast-food restaurant company's stock up nearly 7 percent.

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McDonald's fries supplier fined in China for water pollution

Beijing authorities have fined U.S.-based J.R. Simplot's China processing unit, which supplies frozen french fries to McDonald's Corp, 3.92 million yuan ($632,370) for water pollution, state media and Simplot said.

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Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish

Yum Brands Inc, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut chains, on Tuesday said business in its biggest market China is recovering from a meat scare at one of its minor suppliers and the division would finish the year strong.

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Apple pies and iPads sweeten China's dreaded TV expose

From cut-price apple pies to free iPads, companies in China are transforming Sunday's dreaded consumer rights day into a shopping frenzy, to blunt the impact of being named and shamed in state broadcaster CCTV's annual expose.

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KFC faces pressure after McDonald's says no antibiotics in chicken

KFC, the world's largest chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry are raised after McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics.

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Japan automakers hit production snags as U.S. port dispute drags on

Japanese automakers are being forced to ship some car parts to U.S. plants by expensive air cargo and tweak production processes as a protracted labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports shows no signs of letting up.

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Colorado-based firm GutCheck secures $4M in funding to test out business ideas

Denver, Colorado-based online market research firm GutCheck secured $4 million in a funding round led by Icon Venture Partners to test out the potential of different business ideas.

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Yum Brands Inc warns delay in sales recovery in China

KFC parent company Yum Brands Inc said that the delay in sales recovery in China would take longer than expected, said Reuters.

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Yum! Brands show profit despite China difficulties

Yum! Brands increased profit numbers despite backlash in China.

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