Pinterest Unveils Promoted Video Tool

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Advancing its advertising efforts, Pinterest said that it plans to offer a promoted video tool, which allows marketers to gain more real estate than the platform’s typical grid-style layout, TechCrunch reported. Beyond the video tool, Pinterest also said it hired Mike Chuthakieo for the role of industry sales lead and Tina Pukonen for the role of entertainment strategist. The news comes as Pinterest is expanding its Shopping Ads tool to reach hundreds of marketers and advertisers.

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6 Best Recruiting Tools Of 2018 [Infographic]

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According to SourceCon’s State Of Sourcing Survey, increased hiring volume coupled with stagnant recruiter headcount means the most important trend to learn and understand for recruiters are tools and technology. Recruiting tool #1: AI for screening.

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Upgrading The Sharing Economy With Disbursement Tools

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For the millions of American households that remained on the “nice” list during 2017, the holiday season often meant receiving mounds of new gifts. But sometimes staying on the “nice” list means receiving holiday gifts that are well-meaning, but miss the mark.

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CFPB Debuts Consumer Credit Card Risk Management Tool

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15) the launch of Consumer Credit Trends, a web-based tool to help consumers monitor developments in consumer lending and to ascertain potential future risks. In a press release, the CFPB said the beta version of the tool encompasses the mortgage, credit card, auto loan and student loan markets. Our Consumer Credit Trends tool can chart the state of consumer markets,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray in the press release announcing the beta launch of the new web-based tool.

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Chime, Common Cents Launch New Consumer Tool

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Today , Duke University’s financial research lab, Common Cents, partnered with Chime to launch a new tool, BankFeeFinder.com, to help consumers discover hidden bank fees. The new tool seeks to help make consumers aware of their finances so that they can get a better sense of where their money is going. Common Cents’ founder and behavioral economics professor, Dan Ariely, commented on this new tool launch and shared what the research lab hopes to accomplish in today’s release.

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Blockchain-Powered Escrow Tools To Empower Freelancers And Content Creators

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StratusCore recently added an escrow solution to its platform to ensure freelance content creators are quickly compensated, offering them access to software solutions like visual effects tools from providers like Adobe and Autodesk for a monthly fee. Successful relationships rely on trust.

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Equipping Disaster Workers With Card-Based Financial Tools

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Smarter workforce management tools with flexible controls can relieve workers of this dilemma, offering organizations a safer way of disbursing disaster relief funds. Natural disasters shook the world in 2017. A magnitude 7.1

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The 20 Most Popular Business Intelligence Tools

Dataconomy

The post The 20 Most Popular Business Intelligence Tools appeared first on Dataconomy. BI & Analytics Data Science Technology & IT Business Analytics Business Intelligence Business Intelligence Tools

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Revolut Rolls Out Its Savings Tool, Vaults

Bank Innovation

British challenger bank Revolut is rolling out a new savings tool, which will allow app users to save their spare change, the bank announced today.

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PaySimple Embeds Payments, Cash Management Tools For In-Field Technicians

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The firm announced it is integrating its payments processing capabilities, PaySimple AppConnect, into Profit Rhino, a mobile sales tool and pricing service platform for in-the-field service providers like home services and repairs. Payments and commerce company PaySimple announced its latest integration into a third-party service provider.

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Visa ‘Hackathon’ Produces A Digital Payment Tool For Small Businesses

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The 65 local app developers, business owners and entrepreneurs who took part competed to design digital tools that would “help small business owners address day-to-day financial elements of running a small business, such as access to business solutions, optimizing cash flow, building and accessing business credit and making payments efficiently,” according to Visa. Its name is Hermyz.

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Stripe Targets Startups Businesses With Billing Tool

Bank Innovation

The tool, which is designed to work with those companies creating subscription models, will allow such businesses to manage their own reoccurring revenue and invoicing right from the Stripe platform, focused on smaller […].

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LiveRamp Unveils Omnichannel Marketing Tool

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Targeting the right customer at the right time is the key strategy for those in the retail advertising and marketing sectors. With today’s advanced technology, that capability is more streamlined than in the past. To help pinpoint customers and their preferred tastes, omnichannel identity resolution company LiveRamp announced its launch of its people-based targeting search for marketing onto its IdentityLink platform, using Google Customer Match.

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Plaid Introduces New SDK Tool

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Fintech company Plaid, which offers APIs to fintech companies that enables them to develop apps, is now offering a new tool that lets enterprise developers do the same.

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Trending Topics Are New Hacker Tool

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Hackers have been using trending topics, such as FIFA 2018 and bitcoin, to trick users into offering up their personal information. That’s according to Kaspersky Lab’s “Spam and Phishing in 2017” report, which found the bad guys have been using trending topics to trick people for a year now. According to their data, hackers have been staying on top of global issues and major events around the world to capitalize the most from their scams. Take FIFA 2018 as an example.

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Stripe Launches Custom Analytics Tool for Businesses

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Earlier today at Stripe Sessions, a conference for Stripe users, the company announced the launching of Sigma, a powerful analytics tool powered by SQL. The analytics tool is designed for SMBs and startups without access to financial analytics platforms. Customers can leverage the tool to make pivotal decisions that could affect the strategy and long-term direction of the business. Users who are interested in the service can get a preview of the tool through a free trial.

Google To Offer New Online Account Security Tools

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Aiming to protect users from hackers and political operatives, Google is gearing up to enhance its online security tools.

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BBVA Launches Spanish Social Media Payment Tools

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BBVA has launched a new bot that allows Spanish customers to access financial information via Facebook and Telegram, as well as a tool for making payments from WhatsApp. The new CashUp tool lets customers registered to the Bizum payment service instantly send money to any contact without leaving their chat, no matter whether they are within WhatsApp, Telegram, Hangouts, Messenger or another messaging app.

Treasury Tools, 20 Years On

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Between treasury management, accounting, invoicing, cash management and all the other money tools corporates have access to today, it’s a wonder CFOs can keep their heads on straight. Making matters even more complex is the need for this accounts payable automation system to work with that ERP system or for that cash management software to integrate into this data analytics tools.

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Apple Engineers Work On ‘Digital Health’ Tools For iOS 12

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To help users monitor how much time they are spending on their Apple devices and within certain apps, engineers at the tech company have been working on a series of tools through a Digital Health initiative. Tony Fadell, a former Apple executive, told Bloomberg, “We need to have tools and data to allow us to understand how we consume digital media.

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Acudeen Plans ICO To Migrate Factoring Tool To Blockchain

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Singapore-based Acudeen prepares for an initial coin offering (ICO) as it plans to migrate its existing trade finance solution to a blockchain platform. Reports in Global Trade Review on Wednesday (March 28) said Acudeen’s ICO will launch April 9 following a token presale. The company provides factoring solutions and hopes to shift its digital marketplace to a blockchain solution.

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BNP Launches Digital Investment Advisory Tool

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BNP Paribas Wealth Management is testing a new mobile investment advisory tool, myAdvisory, the company said yesterday. The app offers investment advice, except instead of using robos – like the SigFigs of the world – the advice is written entirely by humans.

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Comdata Opens Up Digital Payment Tool To Trucking Businesses

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The trucking industry just got a bit more mobile — at least, that’s the position of Comdata. Comdata, the payment services arm of FLEETCOR , on Thursday (May 24) announced that businesses within the trucking industry can now register for Comchek Mobile. The service enables those operations to “instantly digitize payments for settlement, driver advances, lumpers, repairs and other common over-the-road needs,” Comdata said in a statement.

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Fraugster Launches eCommerce Fraud Prevention Tool

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Fraud protection will likely be an ongoing task for merchants. This week, German-Israeli payment security company Fraugster debuted its answer to the fraud conundrum. The new Fraud Free Product fraud prevention solution aims to thwart future fraudulent attacks through the use of artificial intelligence (AI). Max Laemmle, the German-Israeli company’s founder and CEO, commented on the current state of eCommerce fraud and how the new offering will benefit merchants.

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FICO’s Procurement Fraud Tool Lands On Amazon Web Services

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The analytics software firm announced news on Wednesday (April 18) that Falcon Assurance Navigator, its solution to help identify fraud and spend waste in the procurement function, is now available on AWS, enabling end users to benefit from both tools, according to Doug Clare, vice president of product management at FICO. The tool analyzes data from T&E expenses, purchase orders, invoices, payment requests and card spend. “In

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Manual Expense Management Tools See Slight Decline

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For instance, there was a 4 percent reduction in the number of companies using a manual expense management system compared to the 2016 report — though, still, 46 percent of businesses today depend on manual tools to manage expenses. According to Certify, there is a significant disparity across businesses in their use of manual or automated expense tools. The latest data on corporate travel and expense management trends was released today (Feb.

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Radius Bank, Treasury Prime Launch Banking Tool For Micro-Firms

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Small businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. now have a new option when opening a bank account. Digital bank Radius Bank is collaborating with Treasury Prime to develop the Tailored Checking Account geared toward entrepreneurs in need of accelerated services, the businesses announced in a press release Tuesday (June 12). Micro- and small business owners can use any device to open their account, the companies said.

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MatrixCare Targets Niche Healthcare Market With Analytics Tool

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With prebuilt visualizations and reports that span the key areas of your business — from census and financial accounts receivable to readmissions and quality measures — this is the must-have tool for LTPAC executives looking to effectively manage their business and identify important trends at a glance,” said MatrixCare President and CEO John Damgaard in a statement.

Home Depot Partners With Pinterest On Shop The Look Tool

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Home Depot has partnered with Pinterest to expand Pinterest’s Shop the Look feature. According to AdWeek , Shop the Look features more than 100,000 products, allowing users to simply tap the white circle on a product to see similar items for sale.

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Voice-Activated Click-And-Collect Tool Helps Merchants Get OmniReadi

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This just goes to show that tools like the one from Theatro and Curbside are very much needed, as retailers continue to grapple with a brave new omnichannel world. Mobile order-ahead isn’t just for fast food. Across the brick-and-mortar spectrum, many retailers are leveraging it as a way to close the loop between real-world and digital experiences — and to provide a better, more compelling service experience for customers.

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Nivo1 Upgrades AP Automation Tool

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1) that new features to its AP Express solution are out following feedback from existing customers using the tool. Accounts payable software company Nivo1 is upgrading its service. The company announced Wednesday (Feb. New features include receipt matching, line item-level invoice modeling, as well as a mobile app.

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How Smarter Payment Tools Make Filing Taxes Less Taxing

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Not only are new tools available to help filers get their taxes instantly, but they are also poised to grow smarter as technology evolves. Filing taxes is hardly a walk in the park.

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Watson Tools Are Coming to Fintech Developers

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IBM’s cognitive platform is opening up its doors to financial services developers. The company today announced the launch of IBM Cloud for Financial Services, which will give fintechs and large FIs access to IBM APIs and data in order to ­­­­­­­­­­­­build apps quickly and at scale.

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Facebook Defends Data Sharing Tool As FTC Compliant

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Facebook is defending its data sharing tool, saying it was in compliance with a 2011 privacy agreement with the Federal Trade Commission. The social media site just admitted that the data scandal with Cambridge Analytica could involve more users than the originally estimated 50 million. In fact, Facebook now says that up to 87 million users may have had their data shared with the research firm.

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Oversight Launches T&E Fraud Identification Tool

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Oversight Systems has updated its Insights On Demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to provide managers with quicker ways to identify expense report fraud. In an announcement on Tuesday (Jan. 9), the company said the upgrades will provide one-click visibility into employees who are repeat offenders of booking non-compliant travel and making non-compliant purchases. Oversight cited data from JPMorgan, which estimated U.S.

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Handshake Mobilizes B2B eCommerce Tool

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Hot off a $14 million funding round, software firm Handshake has rolled out a new service for the enterprise. Reports on Friday (April 22) said Handshake has launched the mobile version of its B2B eCommerce service, meaning wholesalers and suppliers can link to potential buyers on mobile phones and tablets. Handshake Direct Mobile will first see a release for Apple iOS devices, with a launch for Google Android hardware later this year, reports said.

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New AT&T Tool Lets Developers Make Amazon Dash-Like Buttons

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“That means orders for tools and supplies can be placed from a job site where there is no Wi-Fi coverage. AT&T has launched a new product, the LTE-M button, that allows users to place orders online in one click. According to Engadget , the service is designed for businesses. While it’s not pre-programmed like Amazon’s Dash buttons, companies can program it to accomplish tasks that fit their needs. “It

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BofA Launches Budgeting Tool, Updates App

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Bank of America unveiled a money management and financial education tool for mobile and online banking users this morning. Saving is trendy. Consequently, it’s becoming increasingly hard to keep track of all the budgeting and money management startups out there.

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Startup Finspace Launches Novel Banking Infrastructure Tool

Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE – It is not everyday that a new tool for banking at the infrastructure level is introduced, but that is exactly what Finspace has unveiled today.

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FlitWays Steers Toward Europe With Corporate Travel Booking Tool

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22) said FlitWays is launching its business travel booking tool in London, Milan, Berlin, Paris and Barcelona to address businesses’ ground transportation management and expense management needs in these markets. Our aim is to simplify the ground transportation experiences for corporations and enterprises around the world with an updated suite of tools.”. “We FlitWays Technology , a company enabling ground transportation booking, is expanding its B2B offering across Europe.

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