Metro-East News

August 27, 2014

Daily business briefing: Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

Burger King's newly acquired chain of coffee-and-doughnut shops may be coming to a neighborhood near you. The burger fast-food restaurant has purchased Tim Hortons for $1 billion and plans to expand the business outside of its native Canada. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ....

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A problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of Time Warner Cable's Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning. The company says it is still investigating the cause. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its state-owned airline. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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An online network called Twitch is attracting millions of visitors, most of whom watch, and not play, live and recorded footage of other people playing video games. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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