X.com is seeking to make its PayPal electronic payment service as common for business-to-business payments as it is for person-to-person payments.

In the first of six such agreements expected by yearend, the Palo Alto, Calif., company announced Monday that it would supply payment capabilities to BuyLink Corp., an online marketplace for retailers and manufacturers. The San Francisco company's 8,300 retailers and 3,000 manufacturers will be able to use PayPal to execute near-immediate fund transfers starting this month.

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