New dining app to launch in DC

A Washington, D.C., startup company will soon launch a mobile dining app designed to give customers and restaurants more control, choice and convenience.


FCES15: The evolution of restaurant technology

There has been a massive evolution in the use of technology within the past decade, the past five years — and even within just the last year. There are no signs of that evolution of technology use slowing, including in the fast casual restaurant industry.

FCES2015: Going mobile no longer ‘if’ or ‘when’ but ‘now’ for the restaurant industry

Mobile is the most effective way to serve the millennial segment.

Watch highlights from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

Couldn't make the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit? Catch the highlights with this video.

Why Jersey Mike's added ordering and payments to their mobile app

Rich Hope, CMO of Jersey Mike's Subs, talks about the restaurant chain's mobile app.

How did Apple Pay perform in its first quarter?

Eighty percent of Panera's mobile payments came from Apple Pay in Q1 2015. But 80 percent of how much?

Here's two new mobile POS developments you'll want to keep an eye on

In the market for a new mobile POS? Prefer the Windows 8.1 operating system? You've got some new options on the market.

Executive round table: Fast casual segment leaders make their 2015 predictions

Local marketing, local sourcing, mobile technologies and customer service initiatives are all expected to move to the front burner in the New Year.

7 tips for getting Millennials to stay in love with your brand

How do brands keep once-smitten customers from getting bored and breaking up?

Leveraging mobile payments and customer experience

How does mobile technology fit into the overall customer experience when consumers interact with their favorite brands?

Will the shift from credit cards to mobile payments be good, bad, or neutral?

Will the shift from credit cards to mobile payments be good, bad, or neutral for the restaurant industry?

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SpeedLine POS adds support for mobile gift, rewards, payment

Restaurant point-of-sale developer SpeedLine Solutions announced a new payment and guest-rewards integration with Mercury StoreCard.

SpeedLine introduces secure EMV, NFC payment options

SpeedLine Solutions' new EMV options safeguard restaurants from the transfer of liability for chip card-present credit card fraud.

Bindo unveils restaurant-specific POS solution

Bindo has debuted a beta version of its new Bindo POS for Restaurant, an iPad POS system.

Video highlights of CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

This video highlights reel of the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit reveals opportunities for enterprises to leverage mobile and digital channel in everything — from building out a brand to boosting sales and enhancing customer experience and engagement.

NRA releases mobile payments guide for restaurateurs

The 'guide will provide a roadmap' for restaurant owners and operators interested in implementing mobile payments into their business, NRA official says.

There's still time to hit CONNECT 2015: An industry event not to miss

Don't miss an opportunity to hear from experts, retail and restaurant leaders on everything from mobile payment to technology innovation.

Apple Pay available at Pei Wei

Pei Wei now accepts Apple Pay in all of its nearly 200 locations for customers using iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.

ChowNow provides Google Wallet to customers 'at no additional cost'

ChowNow updated restaurant clients' ordering apps to include Google Wallet as of today at no additional cost.

E la Carte named one of Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

E la Carte announced it has been named by Fast Company as one of the magazine's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015.

Heartland, NRA to host Twitter chat on payments security

Heartland and the National Restaurant Association will host a Twitter chat on secure payment data for restaurants on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. Eastern.

Mobile Payments Today publishes wallet comparison guide

The 61-page document details the capabilities of 151 leading mobile wallets.

San Fran meal delivery service now takes Bitcoin

San Francisco-based SpoonRocket, an on-demand meal delivery startup, has announced that it now accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment.

Ingenico, Beamm team up to launch EMV-certified tablet POS

The smart tabletPOS combines an Ingenico iCT terminal, Beamm’s smart iPad POS application and management tools, a tablet stand, and cash drawer to provide a complete EMV-certified, in-store POS solution that is Apple Pay and Google Wallet ready

ChowNow adds Apple Pay platform

Company claims to be the first online ordering system to offer the new payment technology.

NCR Silver POS integrates LevelUp's payment platform

The NCR Silver POS system for small businesses has been integrated with LevelUp's mobile payment and payment platform. According to an announcement from the companies, the integration was made to provide small businesses – primarily fast casual restaurants – with...

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