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National News: Check Out This ‘Future-Proof’ Universal POS Terminal

The POS solution that a hair salon or a hotel needs is very different than a yogurt shop or a restaurant or a spa

Austin TX: Two of SXSW’s Hottest Food Trucks Dish on Instagram’s Marketing Powers –...

Food trucks have become a South by Southwest Interactive tradition, and options galore will line several streets in downtown Austin, Texas, where the tech festival begins Friday.

Oklahoma, OK: These Okies Want to Help you Find Some Meals on Wheels

Dozens of food trucks pack the city streets, but what happens to the gourmet eateries on wheels once the night is over? Josh Delozier and Travis Stephens made finding food trucks as easy as a tap of a button with TruckItOKC. Delozier said they created the app last year with the help of food truck owners to give them what they wanted in an app.

Boston, MA: Food Initiatives, Food Trucks Need to Get Their Act Together

The City of Boston’s Office of Food Initiatives has, pun intended, a pretty full plate. As popular as various food programs are, and as much as they have grown, I don’t know if they have had much, if any, increased staffing.

Columbus, OH: Credit-Card Technology Boosts tipping from Customers

The rise in debit- and credit-card use — at food trucks, at coffee shops, in taxis and elsewhere — is increasingly exposing customers to screens with tipping suggestions, which in turn are compelling them to add tips more and more often.

Saskatoon, CAN: Local Web Company Launches GPS Tracking in Saskatoon Food Trucks

Hungry Saskatoon residents lost downtown searching for their favourite food truck may have just found their lunch-time saviour.

Omaha, NE: Coming in August – A Piccolo Pete’s Food Truck

One of Omaha’s oldest old-school steakhouses is taking a turn for the decidedly modern: Piccolo Pete’s is starting a food truck.

Edmonton, CAN: S’wich Food Truck Hits the Mark with Hand-Crafted Bread, Cured Meats and...

I sampled one of his mortadella sandwich at a recent What the Truck?! event, and could not believe the taste and texture of the mortadella, which was gloriously studded with pistachios. Make sure and indulge in an artisanal ice cream sandwich if you’ve got room for dessert.

Taipei, TW: This New App Helps you Personally get to Know Taiwan’s Finest Street...

There’s a prominent “social welfare” element to Haoshi Ditu, as the app encourages users to support food stall vendors, many of whom are caught in unfortunate and difficult circumstances.

National News: Real-Time GPS Positions Help Business

These food trucks are mobile restaurants cooking up anything a person can imagine, and doing so with fresh ingredients at reasonable prices

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