The Whois XML Website Categorization API allows finding out website categories. Developers can use the API to investigate threats at the URL and identify malicious activities (i.e., malware, phishing, fraud, and spyware), filter content, target e-commerce, protect brands, and integrate data. The service has 152+ million websites parsed in total, 4+ million websites parsed daily, and 25 supported categories. It is powered by a machine-learning engine with natural language processing capabilities.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Security, and Banking. Highlights include an API from Humana for managing healthcare data plus Mercury banking API aimed at startups. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.