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Google announced a complete rebuild of its Cloud Datastore API. The update provides an entirely new platform for cross-platform access to its NoSQL database. Google reports better performance and reliability during tests of the new offer. v1beta2 will remain available for 6 months.
Open banking uses APIs to make services like algorithms, data, identity, processes and other business functionality available to ecosystems of customers, employees, third-party developers, fintechs, vendors and other partners. This article offers four reasons open banking will go mainstream in 2016.
Artificial Intelligence is a tool that can help revolutionize a traditional business. AI, machine learning and predictive APIs are allowing banks to provide for better customer service, fraud detection, behavior identification and more. This article looks at how banks are taking advantage of this.
BBVA and Sutor Bank have opened APIs to third parties on the heels of Capital One doing the same last week. They join a growing list of banks that are exploring open API platforms but, does this signal a trend? There are roadblocks to open platforms, namely the banks themselves.
U.S. bank Capital One has launched a developer portal and three new open APIs in a move that signals a significant shift in open banking platforms. Demonstrating their desire for street cred and aiming to appeal to developers directly, the announcement was made at SXSW in Austin, Texas yesterday.
Global API conference series APIdays will kick off its 2016 international program in Melbourne when APIdays Australia is held on March 1 & 2. The conference has a particularly strong range of international and local speakers talking about the uptake of APIs in government, health and fintech.
Envstnet | Yodlee announced new API architecture behind its platform. Based on developer feedback, the company introduced the Aggregation API. The API enables users to connect bank, retirement, and other financial accounts to systems that advisors and personal users utilize to manage finances.
Today's developers have a vast array of databases and APIs upon which to build their products. Developing a data extraction framework for integrating the various data sources that can survive changes over time is a challenge however. This article looks at best practices for such integrations.
Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
Pivotal has announced the contribution of the HAWQ analytics engine and MADlib parallel machine learning library to the Apache Software Foundation.
We've recently added 8 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Crime, eCommerce and Learning Management Systems. Here's a summary of the new additions.
As several large U.S. banks release public APIs for third-party integration, the move could set in motion the digital transformation the banking industry needs to remain relevant.
Mondo, a UK-based startup that claims to be "building a smart bank from the ground up" is looking for hackers to test the first iteration of its API.
We've added 7 APIs to the directory today in Education and Banking categories, among others. Also added, client libraries for YouTube and Amazon Product Advertising APIs.
Smoke Reports released an API for access to the cannabis industry's largest product database. Data includes seed company, strain, producer, product and batch.
Amazon has announced the availability of Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine designed to be highly scalable and extremely fast.
Six APIs have been added to the directory including one for Mozilla's virtual reality project. Also added are many client libraries provided by Diffbot for use with Diffbot APIs.
The impending new rule in European banking (PSD2) brings in mandatory access to bank accounts via APIs in a move that most banking institutions may not be ready for.