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2014-04-16 08:39:58

New Plug-And-Play Wi-Fi Upgrade Provided by AT&T Brings U.S. BURGER KING® Guests More Robust User Experience MIAMI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burger King Corp. (BKC) has expanded its long-standing relationship with AT&T* by launching AT&T Wi-Fi services for all of its U.S. restaurants. The upgraded platform, "WHOPPER® Wi-Fi" replaces and upgrades current restaurant Wi-Fi networks to provide BURGER KING(®) guests an easier to use, more robust experience. "WHOPPER® Wi-Fi is...

First Test Tube Burger To Be Served Up Next Month
2013-05-13 14:50:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the summer of 2011, Mark Post, a professor of physiology at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, made headlines when he first began to discuss the real possibilities of creating a test tube burger. Though Post claims these burgers will be important to remove some of the dependence humans have on livestock for food, many were unable to get past headlines which bore the phrase “Test-tube Burger.” With some...

Anonymous Reportedly Hacked Burger King Twitter Feed
2013-02-18 15:20:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The official Twitter account of fast-food restaurant Burger King was apparently hacked Monday afternoon and altered to make it appear like it belonged to rival McDonald's, whom the person or persons behind the attack claimed had acquired the Florida-based chain best known for the Whopper sandwich. According to Charles Arthur of The Guardian, the hackers were “apparently“¦ affiliated with the Anonymous...

2009-07-09 15:57:11

Fast food chain Burger King has apologized to Hindus for an ad run in Spain that depicted an Indian goddess with a beef burger, which the religion forbids. Burger King pulled the advertisement after receiving complaints from Hindus around the world about the depiction of Lakshmi, the Indian goddess of wealth, with a Texican Whopper burger containing an all-beef patty, a beef chili-con-carne slice and an egg-based Cajun mayonnaise, which are all foods banned by the Hindu religion, The Daily...

2009-06-09 08:00:00

CP+B wins the Grand Effie for "Whopper Freakout" NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDC Partners Inc. and its agencies were big winners at this year's 41st Annual Effie awards. The Effie Awards, a highly prestigious awards competition, recognizes effectiveness among the marketing communications industry. Colle + McVoy took home two Gold Effies for Rhymesayers Entertainment and Erbert + Gerberts Franchise Systems, Dotglu, part of Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, won a silver for their work...

2008-12-05 10:34:36

Bloggers are panning new Burger King ads featuring taste tests in fast-food-deprived portions of the world, such as Thailand and Transylvania. I just dislike the idea of going to some remote place and feeding indigenous tribes or impoverished people burgers that are full of fat, trans-fat and calories, a blogger wrote on the Web site Walletpop, Crain's Chicago Business reported Friday. While it would be nice to help those around the world who are starving, passing them heart attacks in a bun...

2008-08-14 00:00:07

XENIA, Ohio - A video posted on Myspace.com shows an employee of the Burger King in Xenia taking a bath in a kitchen sink as other employees look on or continue working. "It's my birthday and I'm taking a bath in the sink at Burger King," the tattooed worker tells the camera. "Somebody bring me a beer!" Greene County Health Commissioner Mark McDonnell was not amused. "It's a sophomoric, childish stunt," McDonnell said Tuesday. "The biggest problem we had with it was the potential for food...

2007-06-26 18:05:00

By DAVID B. CARUSO NEW YORK - Don't expect to see the calorie count for Burger King's Double Whopper with cheese on the menu anytime soon. Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's are among the chains planning to defy New York City's new rule that they begin posting calories on menus Sunday. Other big fast food eateries like Taco Bell and KFC aren't saying whether they will comply, but with just days to go until the deadline, the menu boards in their Big Apple restaurants remain unchanged. All...

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