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Tech

Google Wants to Tell You What to Eat

2 months ago

Google's Maps product was well on its way to becoming indispensable to the restaurant industry, but new announcements signal Google's continued interest in the space across a wide variety of products.

Tech

Google Maps Could Be the Do-It-All Restaurant App of the Future

3 months ago

Google Maps has become a daily must-use for plenty of people. As its parent company looks further into the restaurant business, Maps could become an indispensable superapp for the future of restaurants.

Marketing

Yelp’s New Antitrust Drive Targets Google Employees

1 year ago

Yelp's efforts to see tighter regulation of Google's business practices could have more success this time around than several years ago, when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission dropped the ball. European Union regulators have really cast the previous U.S. effort in a shameful light, and the Trump team may be more sympathetic than the Obama administration.

Tech

Google Embraces New Tech to Get Deeper Into Local Discovery

1 year ago

Google has a grasp on product that is the envy of everyone. But it is equally matched by its contempt for the rights of the content producers it "learns" from. We hope these new skills are based on Google's own hard work and not that of others.

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Google’s Assistant Can Book a Reservation Over the Phone

1 year ago

There are many cases in which this voice technology will be helpful. But we can't help but feel for the host on the other end of the line talking to robot after robot when people don't feel like making a phone call. There's literally an app for that.

Marketing

The Infatuation Will Bring Back Zagat’s 30-Point Ratings System and Add Print Guides Too

1 year ago

It will be interesting to see how much energy The Infatuation devotes to Zagat and how loyal the older brand's readers will be following years of neglect compounded by radically changed consumer habits and a slew of more savvy competition.

Marketing

Explaining Zagat’s Slow Decline Under Google

1 year ago

Google is great at search and ad tech, but when it comes to creating and managing content, Google doesn't really know what to do.

Tech

Restaurant Chains Are in a Digital Arms Race and Facebook, Amazon and Apps Are Weapons

2 years ago

There's a feeling here that restaurants are trying just anything in hopes of hitting on the right consumer habits. That's not terrible as long as the chains acknowledge that they'll need to continue experimenting for quite some time.

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A Burger King TV Commercial Purposely Triggers Google Home Devices

2 years ago