Archive for October 26th, 2019

McDonald’s has a new plan to sell more Big Macs: act like Big Tech. Over the last seven months, McDonald’s has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire technology companies that specialize in artificial intelligence and machine learning. And the fast-food chain has even established a new tech hub in the heart of Silicon Valley — the McD Tech Labs — where a team of engineers and data scientists is working on voice-recognition software….

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Ford Motor Co.’s Jim Hackett and Wall Street analysts started this year frustrated with one another. Sure, the automaker had been underperforming, but the chief executive appealed for time to show he was fixing things. He assured them the redesigned Explorer SUV rolling out months later would be a proof point.

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After living abroad for 11 years and enjoying a nomadic lifestyle, the author and her husband finally decided to buy a house in Jacksonville, Florida.

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