The Powershop PHP Sample Code by Powershop demonstrates API interaction, providing base URL, consumer key and secret as configurable variables for a given application. It also offers requests and responses in JSON protocol. Powershop is an electricity company based in New Zealand. Its API services aim to simplify utility integration for developers.
Telefonica, one of the largest telcos in Europe, announced Telenor (Norwegian-based carrier) as its first carrier partner for the BlueVia API platform. The first BlueVia API available to developers is billing services. In-app billing services remove the need for marketplaces like the Apple's app store or iTunes for mobile app purchases. Instead, consumers' purchases are added to their phone bills.
Nest developer program and API is new salvo in smart home war. Signaturit looks to sign up developers for its e-signing system with new API. Plus Microsoft creates feedback site for API requests, and 3Scale targets API consumers.