Oracle Gets Boost From Barron’s Coverage of Company’s Cloud Business

Oracle’s stock has seen its best day in nearly a year on positive coverage of its cloud business by Barron’s, although some critics are not impressed.

Digital, Drive-Through, Delivery Powering McDonald’s

McDonald’s President says that the Travis Scott Meal is helping but their latest earnings results are actually powered by improvements in digital, drive-through, and delivery.

Oracle Scores Big Cloud Wins

Oracle has scored some big wins as it takes on larger cloud rivals.

McDonald’s Is Seriously Looking At Offering Vegan Burgers Worldwide

“We’ve got a vegan burger going in Germany at the moment on a promotional basis,” says McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook. “When you look at the whole meat substitute type ideas what will be interesting for us will be to see who is particularly interested in that.”

How McDonald’s Is Using Data, Machine Learning, and AI to Accelerate Growth

“Our acquisition of Dynamic Yield has brought us a lot of excitement,” says McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook. “In the online world when we’re shopping and we pick an item and put it into our shopping basket, any website will automatically suggest two or three things to go along with it. We’re the first business that we’re aware of that can bring that into the physical world.”

McDonald’s Tests Marketing With Facebook Live Video

McDonald’s, in celebration of National Hamburger Day this Saturday, tested the marketing potential of live video on Facebook. McDonald’s first promoted it’s Facebook Live video to its nearly 65 million Facebook followers with 2 separate posts starting Wednesday afternoon. Clearly,…

“Pay With Lovin”: McDonald’s Gives Away Free Food To Customers Who Show Love

As announced on their latest Super Bowl ad, McDonald’s is launching a new campaign called “Pay with Lovin’”. Beginning on Monday, February 2, from 6 a.m. to 6p.m., McDonald’s will be offering random customers a chance to pay with an…

Man Assaults Pregnant Wife with McChicken Sandwich

A Des Moines, Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly assaulting his pregnant wife with a McDonald’s McChicken sandwich. Police responded to a domestic disturbance at the couple’s residence, where Marvin Tramaine Hill II, 21, confessed to throwing the McChicken…

GMO Potato: McDonald’s Says No Way

There’s a new GMO potato in town, but you won’t find it making French fries at McDonald’s.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.’s new genetically modified potato. But McDonald’s, which is one of the company’s oldest…

Coffee: Man Claims to Have Found a Mouse in McDonald’s Coffee Cup. Is It a Scam?

A Canadian man is claiming he discovered a mouse at the bottom of his McDonald‘s coffee cup after consuming the beverage. OK. Yuck. But is his claim legit or a scam? Ron Morais says he picked up the coffee from…