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Burger King Targets Canadian Donut Business

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Miami, FL) -- Burger King may be making a move into the donut business. The "Wall Street Journal" reports that the majority owner of Miami-based Burger King is in talks to acquire Tim Hortons. Under terms of the deal, 3G Capital would remain majority owner of a combined company based in Canada. Burger King and…

Amazon Nears A Deal For Twitch Streaming Site

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Seattle, WA) -- It looks like Google has lost its opportunity to buy Twitch. Twitch is a website that allows gamers to share video of what they're playing. Google announced a deal to buy Twitch weeks ago, but Amazon has apparently come in with a better offer. Amazon says it will buy all outstanding shares…

Napa Business Owner: “It’s A Great Time” To Visit

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Napa, CA) -- Some business owners in California's wine country are saying the most powerful earthquake to hit that state in two and a half decades won't stop them from doing what they do best.   Robert Dahl owns Dahl Vineyards and says while they might be a bit shaken up, they're determined to keep…

Stocks Rise Despite Home Sales Report

Posted On August 25, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The S&P 500 is at a new all-time high at the end of the first trading day of the week. It closed at 19-98 today, a gain of ten points. It had crossed the two-thousand threshold earlier in the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76 points today to 17-077.…

Apple Recalls Some iPhone Batteries

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Cupertino, CA) -- Apple is offering free replacement batteries for some iPhones. Users who purchased an iPhone 5 between September 2012 and January 2013 may be entitled to a replacement if the battery suddenly experiences a shorter life span or needs to be charged more frequently. Batteries can be replaced at Apple Retail Stores. This…