U.S. Bank adds to small-business services with acquisition of Bento Technologies

U.S. Bank said Thursday it would buy Bento Technologies Inc., a provider of an easy-to-use expense management system for small- and mid-sized businesses and their employees.

Terms weren’t disclosed.

U.S. Bank picks up a company, known commercially as Bento for Business, that since starting out in 2014 has sought to take the pain out of keeping track of corporate expenses for employees and to smooth out cash management for employers.

Last year, Bento’s main product added a feature that matched employees’ credit card transactions with photos of receipts snapped on a smartphone.

U.S. Bank said Bento’s payable-based service will

Read more

HCL Technologies selected by Rogers to support operational stability

HCL Technologies announced that has selected the company to expand support of operational stability excellence in business and operational support systems and corporate IT systems.

Rogers Communications is a leading Canadian telecom service provider and media company. This new multi-year agreement strengthens HCL’s managed services partnership with Rogers that began in 2016.

HCL will help scale Rogers’ IT infrastructure and workloads migrating to the current private and public cloud infrastructure, support the enterprise’s operations, and serve as the ongoing managed services provider. The expanded contract will allow HCL to invest in the

Read more

Business leaders stress need for deployment of technologies to ensure energy security

General Manager Sub-Saharan Africa for Schneider Electric Process Automation, Mr. Ajibola Akindele, stated this at the 2021 Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE), with the theme: The Future of Energy – A Trilogy of Determinants: Climate Change, Public Health, and the Global Oil Market, which held in Lagos.

Speaking on a panel on Energy Security and Sustainable Development in Nigeria, Akindele noted that energy security is about availability, accessibility and affordability, adding that it is also about meeting today’s challenges without negating the requirement for tomorrow.

According to him, energy security is the life-blood

Read more