Gas Station Software Vulnerable To Hacking

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Homeland Security ’s cybersecurity agency has issued an advisory about a popular gas station software that has flaws, making it highly vulnerable to hacking. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) gave the Orpak SiteOmat software a vulnerability severity rating of 9.8

Toast Launches Payroll Software For Restaurants

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It used the software to systematize payroll, and allowed managers more freedom to focus on their team, as opposed to the nuances of payroll management. “We When it comes to employee onboarding, the software eliminates paperwork, reduces the risk of errors and automates the whole process.

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Nigeria’s Paga Buys Software Firm Apposit For Global Expansion

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Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is expanding its operations with the acquisition of Apposit , a software development startup based in Ethiopia, as reported on Wednesday (Jan. International Acquisition Africa Apposit Ethiopia international M&A News Nigeria Paga software What's Hot

MRI Software Adds AP Capabilities For Real Estate Users

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Real estate accounts payable (AP) solution provider Nexus is expanding its partnership with MRI Software to integrate supplier payment functionality within MRI’s real estate solutions.

Coupa Software Beats Estimates For Q2 Revenue

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Payment management software firm Coupa Software beat Wall Street estimates for second-quarter revenue, sending shares up 10.3 Earnings B2B Payments Coupa software digital payments earnings News Q2 SaaS subscription services What's Hot

Trump Administration Requires License For Certain AI Software Exports

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Financial Software Firm OpenFin Raises $17M

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led round, financial services software startup firm OpenFin notched $17 million in funding. It has created an operating system that helps create and upgrade software applications for financial institutions — much like the way consumer apps get updated on phones.

Report: Worldwide Accounts Payable Software Market To Reach $1.567M

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Zion Market Research released a report about the accounts payable software market on Wednesday (March 20), estimating the market will reach about $1,567 million by 2025, according to a release by the company. This software is ideal for calculating and tracking short-term debts.

Goldman Invests $40M In LeanTaaS Healthcare Software Firm

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Silicon Valley software innovator LeanTaaS closed a $40 million Series C3 funding round led by Goldman Sachs , LeanTaaS announced in a press release on Thursday (Dec. Healthcare funding Goldman Sachs Insight Partners iQueue LeanTaaS News predictive analytics software What is Healthcare?

WeWork Unloads Business Software Company In Pursuit Of Profits

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WeWork has sold its business management software company Teem and also the minority stake it had in startup The Wing, to focus its business going forward.

AEVI Software Launch Targets SMB Checkout Improvements

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30), Bank of America Merchant Services — the payments, eCommerce and security solutions company — said it and talech , a cloud-based restaurant management software company, are teaming up to roll out a POS solution for the full-service restaurant and bar industries.

Red Hat: Open-Source Software Poised To Play A Bigger Payments Role

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Part of that future seems likely to involve open-source software, and that’s why PYMNTS recently caught up with Arvind Swami, director of FSI for Asia-Pacific at Red Hat. The company made news over summer when IBM closed its $34 billion acquisition of the open-source software firm.

Boulevard Brings In $11M For Beauty Biz Software Development

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Boulevard , a provider of back-office management software for the spa and salon industry, has raised $11 million in a Series A funding round from investors, including Index Ventures and Bonfire Ventures.

Google Pays $2.6B For Data Analytics Software Company

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Kurian’s plan for the cloud unit is to focus on specialized software rather than general tools. Looker’s software enables organizations to define calculations for important customers for things like revenue, and then show trends in the data without the need for complicated scripts.

Nucleus Software Targets Real-Time Payments Fraud

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Banking technology firm Nucleus Software is rolling out a new solution to address this issue for financial institutions. B2B Payments AI B2B banking FinnAxia fraud News Nucleus Software real time payments Trade finance What's Hot In B2B

Hackers Use Crypto Mining Software To Attack Cos

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Hackers might have another way to steal data from corporations: cryptomining software. Or they can download more software. Security & Fraud cryptocurrency Cyberattack Cybersecurity data theft Hackers mining News software What's Hot

Respond Software Closes $20M In Funding To Boost Operations

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Respond Software announced that it has closed a $20 million Series B funding round, led by ClearSky Security, with participation from previous investors CRV and Foundation Capital. Investments expansion funding investments News Respond Software Security software What's Hot

Magaya Lands Funding For Supply Chain Software

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LLR Partners has announced an investment in Magaya Corporation , a provider of warehouse, cargo and supply chain management software solutions. B2B Payments B2B cargo Investment LLR Partners Magaya News Shipping software Supply Chain warehouse What's Hot In B2B

Bill Proposes Requirement Of Russian Software On Tech Devices

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Russian lawmakers are proposing legislation that would require all smartphones, computers and smart TVs sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software. International bill devices international Legislation News Russia Russian software Tech What's Hot

GM Lets Car Owners Download Alexa Software

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owners of vehicles that are 2018 models or newer download Amazon ’s Alexa digital assistant software to control phones, navigation and streaming media. General Motors will let U.S.

HYPR Notches $18.3M In Funding For Its Authentication Software

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The company sells authentication software to Mastercard, T-Mobile, Rakuten and Aetna, and the round was led by the venture capital arm of Comcast, Fortune reported. .

Salesforce Buys Tableau Software For $15.7B In All-Stock Deal

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Customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce will acquire analytics platform Tableau Software in an all-stock deal, the companies announced Monday (June 10).

Storage App Used Photos To Train Facial Recognition Software

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A popular photo app called Ever, which was ostensibly used for cloud storage of photos, has been using customer pictures to train facial recognition AI software, according to a report by CNBC.

German eCommerce Software Firm commercetools Notches $145M

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German eCommerce software company commercetools has raised $145 million in a funding round led by Insight Partners, at a valuation of $300 million.

Patriot Software Eases Direct Deposit Payroll Onboarding Friction

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Payroll and accounting software company Patriot Software is addressing the friction of onboarding employees to receive wages via direct deposit. “The entire onboarding process is completed within our web-based software application, and is entirely paperless.

Most Fortune 100 Companies Using Software That Enabled Equifax Hack

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Equifax’s data breach of nearly two years ago hasn’t taught a majority of Fortune 100 companies a lesson, with reports stating that most are using the same vulnerable version of software that enabled hackers to infiltrate Equifax.

SMB Software Firm Zetran Jumps Into Accounting

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Small business software provider Zetran is adding an accounting solution to its suite of services, the company said on Sunday (June 17). In a press release , Zetran said it saw a gap in the market for affordable automation software for small and medium-sized business accounting firms. The company aims to help fill that gap with its new accounting software product, myBooks.

EU Rule Change Could Boost Software Investment at Banks

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New rule changes under discussion by European Union regulators could allow EU banks to invest more in software, allowing them to better fight against cyber attacks, as well as to keep pace with fintech firms.

DICK’S Sporting Goods Takes In-House Approach To Software

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Instead of depending on outside vendors, DICK’S Sporting Goods is hoping to gain a competitive advantage by building its software in-house. After creating new inventory tracking software, Gaffney’s staff will finish moving to in-house software for its online efforts.

Software Procurement Plays Favorites With B2B Investors

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However, it was a B2B software procurement platform that raised the most money — $55 million — in this week’s B2B venture capital roundup.

NEW REPORT: Getting SMBs Off The Software Sidelines

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Sometimes, even the best businesses, big and small, need a little help from software. The latest PYMNTS.com Developer Tracker™ , powered by Vantiv, looks at companies around the space using software development to help build their businesses.

Seven Items That Should be on Every BSA Software Checklist

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Shopping for a bank secrecy act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) monitoring software can feel overwhelming. There is a place for both types of analytics in a software and places where one will shine over the other. Your AML software needs to be able to interpret both the apparent and nuanced differences. Professionalism – We are here to support your success as a BSA professional, not just provide software. Seven Items That Should be on Every BSA Software Checklist.

Access Acquisitions Broaden Payroll Software Footprint

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based software firm The Access Group is expanding its footprint in the payroll technology space with two acquisitions, both announced Thursday (Nov. Both companies operate in the human resources Software-as-a-Service market, though ThinkHR pointed to Mammoth HR’s strength in payroll as a key driver behind the deal.

Malauzai Software: 2017 Slow Growth Rate for Mobile Banking Apps

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A recent report by Malauzai Software showed that new app growth rate among banks and credit unions has slowed down by 8% this year. DataBank credit union Malauzai Software Mobile banking

NEW REPORT: Winning The Omnicommerce Race Around The Software Track

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From technology and financial service providers expanding their mobile offerings to software designers aiming to turn challenges for retail brands into software solutions, companies around the Developer space looked to bolster their offerings over the past month.

Software is ready to 'eat' payments

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There are at least 250,000 software companies around the world that have the potential to become electronic payments companies, writes Infinicept's Todd M.

Equifax Blames Flaw In Database Software For Breach; Backlash Mounts From Consumers, Lawmakers

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Equifax, the credit scoring company that suffered a data breach that impacted as many as 143 million Americans, is blaming a vendor software flaw in its online databases. According to a news report in the The New York Post , hackers were able to steal customers’ data — including Social Security numbers — due to a weakness in open source software developed by Apache Software Foundation.

Paytm Backs Travel Software Firm Infinity With Estimated $1.4M

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Paytm parent company One97 Communications has made a strategic investment in the travel software provider Infinity Transoft Solutions, Times of India reported Tuesday (Dec.

Odoo Targets Chinese SMBs With ERP Software

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Enterprise software company Odoo is expanding into the Chinese market to target small businesses (SMBs) in need of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. B2B Payments B2B china ERP Inspur News Odoo SMBs software What's Hot In B2BA press release on Monday (April 16) said Odoo has launched a joint venture with Chinese cloud computing firm Inspur to expand into the market.

JDA Software Leads The Way To Digital And Omnichannel Retail

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Enter JDA Software. “At In addition to stocking the right items at the right location, JDA Software deployed through the XTP system can help retailers schedule the right employees at the right times and at the right location. Software companies have to think differently about the needs of the retailer now,” Prewitt said. “It’s Retail is more than a product on a shelf.

DocuSign Invests $15M In Seal Software For AI Contract Analysis

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San Francisco-based DocuSign has invested $15 million in Seal Software , a contract discovery and analysis startup, to help with the development of artificial intelligence (AI) that can read and analyze contracts, according to reports.

Business software solution providers can capitalize on payments integrations now

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Guest bloggers Emily Boese and Rom Mascetti explore why ISVs have plenty to gain and little to lose by adding payment acceptance into their existing software and applications. More software companies are enabling payments.

Apple’s Enterprise Certificates Being Used By Software Pirates

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Apple has been infiltrated by software pirates who figured out a way to use digital certificates to gain access to an Apple program, which corporations use to distribute business apps, as a means of rolling out hacked versions of popular apps. ” Shortly after Apple learned of the software pirates’ action, some were banned from the system – but just days later, Reuters spotted them using different certificates to offer the hacked apps again.