#SFSW16 VIDEO: Rethinking Restaurants — Local Tech Remakes an Industry

Restaurants are a particularly large and important vertical in local, and as such they’ve long been a testing ground for a variety of digital products. Now a new generation of companies is starting to use local marketing and delivery services to rethink what a restaurant is and how we think about our dining experiences.

Good Uncle’s Cerilli: ‘We Could Change the Face of Franchising’

If Wiley Cerilli’s new venture has its way, geography won’t be as limiting a factor in determining who has access to gourmet food and celebrated dishes from famous chefs. The company, which recently raised $2.2 million, will launch this fall in smaller cities and towns, linking local populations to big-city food via a mobile app and delivery service.

Street Fight Daily: Google/Facebook vs. Publishers, Will Alibaba Buy Yahoo Stake?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… In Battle with Google and Facebook, More Publishers Join Forces (Digiday)… Alibaba Raises More Cash, Yahoo Stake In Sight? (Forbes)… Most Mobile Marketers Are Using Location, But How Do You Do It Right? (Marketing Land)…