commercial payments

Google’s New Workplace AI Bot Underscores Big Tech’s Enterprise Focus
Google’s New Workplace AI Bot Underscores Big Tech’s Enterprise Focus
May 15, 2024  |  artificial intelligence

Every business and organization is thinking about how to tap digital transformation for growth. And with Google’s I/O developer conference Tuesday (May 14), the enterprise solutions that...

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Instant Payments Emerge as Balance Sheet Boost for Independent Restaurants
Instant Payments Emerge as Balance Sheet Boost for Independent Restaurants
May 15, 2024  |  Real-Time Payments

Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the restaurant segment now use instant payments more than other payment methods. PYMNTS Intelligence finds that 74% of businesses...

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Meta to Phase Out Workplace Over Next 2 Years
Meta to Phase Out Workplace Over Next 2 Years
May 14, 2024  |  Meta

Meta Platforms will be phasing out Workplace, its office collaboration tool, over the next two years. The platform will continue working as usual until Aug. 31, 2025,...

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Emburse Adds Notifications of Better Hotel Rates for Business Travelers
Emburse Adds Notifications of Better Hotel Rates for Business Travelers
May 14, 2024  |  Travel Payments

Emburse now enables business travelers to receive automated notifications when there is a better rate available at their hotel or at a comparable hotel. These notifications are delivered within the Emburse Go Premier travel...

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Fifth Third and Bottomline Debut Enhanced Payables Tool
Fifth Third and Bottomline Debut Enhanced Payables Tool
May 14, 2024  |  Partnerships

Fifth Third Bank is working with business payments provider Bottomline to offer new payment options. The companies debuted of Enhanced Payables — powered by Bottomline and its business payments network, Paymode-X — designed...

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Home Depot Continues B2B Push as Consumer Spending Pulls Back
Home Depot Continues B2B Push as Consumer Spending Pulls Back
May 14, 2024  |  Earnings

Is your refrigerator running? Rather than going to catch it, as the old prank phone call goes, Home Depot told investors during its first-quarter 2024...

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APAC Middle-Market Leaders Embrace External Financing for Growth
APAC Middle-Market Leaders Embrace External Financing for Growth
May 14, 2024  |  Loans

We are in the midst of a working capital revolution — one that is increasingly driven by innovation and made more necessary by the macroeconomic backdrop, particularly for those middle-market firms...

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Access Group to Acquire AP Automation Provider Lightyear
Access Group to Acquire AP Automation Provider Lightyear
May 13, 2024  |  Acquisitions

Business management software provider the Access Group agreed to acquire accounts payable (AP) automation provider Lightyear. Subject to regulatory reviews, the acquisition will extend the Access Group’s enterprise resource planning...

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Expensify Adds Unlimited Virtual Cards to Spend Management Platform
Expensify Adds Unlimited Virtual Cards to Spend Management Platform
May 13, 2024  |  B2B Payments

Expensify has added unlimited virtual cards to its spend management platform. With the new Expensify Visa Commercial Card, businesses can manage all their expenses across...

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