Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant in Beijing Launches Baidu-designed AI Machine to Help Customers Order Food

Kentucky Fried Chicken launched its first artificial intelligence-enabled store in Beijing on Friday, and the fast-food chain said it plans to further expand its layout of smart restaurants, creating more innovative and interesting dining experiences for customers. With the cooperation of Baidu Inc, China’s largest search engine, KFC started its first smart restaurant in the

Equity Firms from Singapore, Beijing, and New York Advance to Second Round of Investment in Yum’s Chinese Division

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and a consortium that includes China Investment Corp (CIC) and KKR & Co have advanced to a second round of bidding for a minority stake in Yum Brands’ China unit, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Another private equity-backed consortium has also moved to the second round, they said, although its