Popeyes' "Louisiana Fast" slogan and value proposition has played a part in the company's strong growth.
Artificial intelligence (AI), sometimes described as "machine learning," is quickly becoming a key component of several tech leaders' growth ambitions.
Delta Air Lines on Thursday reported a first-quarter profit above analysts' expectations and forecast a smaller decline in passenger unit revenue for the spring, promising to change its fall flight capacity if necessary to improve the measure.
Wells Fargo reported a 7 percent fall in quarterly profit as it set aside more than $1 billion to cover bad loans, saying its energy portfolio remained under "significant stress."
Intel recently updated its Basis Peak fitness tracker with new music control and workout features.
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said on Thursday its profit fell about 20 percent during a first quarter that featured a dramatic reversal for markets.
As Republican front-runner Donald Trump takes steps to build out his relationship in Washington as part of a final push to win the presidential nomination, his campaign continues to be lightning rod for many opponents incensed by his stand on immigration.
The Bank of England left its key interest rate unchanged at 0.50%. The rate has been at 0.50% since March 2009.