Five At Five: Uber’s New Loyalty Rewards Push

Five at Five: Payments News

Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at the day’s payments and commerce news. Today’s coverage includes the latest loyalty idea from Uber, and Square’s payroll push. Walmart has a new delivery program, BigCommerce gets bigger in payment options and Google boosts enterprise analytics.

Uber Rolls Out New Four-Tier Loyalty Program

Once a user signs up, they start earning one point for every eligible dollar spent on UberPool and Uber Eats orders.

Square Bolsters Payroll Platform With Benefits Solutions

Square is enhancing its payroll platform for small and medium-sized businesses by integrating benefits solutions, the company announced on Wednesday (Nov. 14).

Walmart Teams With Ford, Postmates for Delivery Program

While Ford has said it intends to have self-driving vehicles in commercial production by 2021, vehicles driven by humans will be used for the test.

BigCommerce Announces Support for Venmo and Masterpass

BigCommerce said that adding Venmo and Masterpass further extends its ability to offer consumers a wide range of payment options at checkout.

Google Cloud Collabs on Enterprise Analytics With ThoughtSpot

Google Cloud said it has certified ThoughtSpot to operate its in-memory calculation engine, Falcon, on the Google Cloud platform. The company also revealed additional integrations into the Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine.


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