Tech

Tech

Tock Releases a Dedicated App for Booking Reservations

7 months ago

Tock started as a ticketing platform aimed to change the way restaurants offer reservations. A new consumer-facing app puts the company squarely alongside its reservations competitors.

Marketing

Yelp’s New Antitrust Drive Targets Google Employees

7 months 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

Here’s a Tabletop Tablet That May Finally Matter

7 months ago

It's not necessarily the technology that matters, but the restaurant where it's located. In this case, the big player in the tabletop technology market, Ziosk, is headed to small chains and independent restaurants, which could change the way everyday diners pay for dinner anywhere.

Tech

PayPal Just Dropped $2.2 Billion to Compete With Square in Restaurants and Cafes

7 months ago

Square may have some challenges, but it has a diversity of products, consumer-friendly features, and adoption at multiple price points in restaurants. Rivals need to find a good story to tell.

Tech

Hospitality Giant Buys Delivery Service Waitr for $308 Million

7 months ago

With the influx of money and exposure from the deal, Waitr will be better positioned to compete as Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats rapidly expand into the second and third tier markets that Waitr previously dominated.

Tech

Uber Eats Doubles Down on POS Integration with orderTalk Acquisition

7 months ago

Just as competitors start to pull ahead, Uber Eats makes waves with an acquisition announcement that speaks volumes about its priorities and future strategy.

Tech

OpenTable Adds Business Insights to Restaurant-Facing Guest Center

7 months ago

Analytics have become an indispensable feature of table management software programs, and OpenTable's latest update is on par with what we're seeing across the board.

Operations

Uber Wants to Deliver Your Restaurant Takeout by Drone

7 months ago

Great for the suburbs, perhaps, but downright silly for cities.

Tech

Google Sees Robotic Restaurant Reservations in Our Future

7 months ago

It's creepy, it's weird, and we might all be doing it this time next year.

Tech

TripAdvisor Looks to Restaurants for a Boost

7 months ago

Revenues are up 36 percent in TripAdvisor's non-hotel category, which includes restaurants.

Tech

Announcing Skift Restaurants Forum on September 24 in New York City

7 months ago

Don't miss out on your chance to participate in the next great restaurant event.

Tech

Google Embraces New Tech to Get Deeper Into Local Discovery

7 months 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.