The Whois XML Contacts API allows users to get full contact information of domain owners based on the data parsed from website content, social networks, SSL certificates, and other sources. The service has coverage of 152+ million websites, 283+ million contacts, and 4+ million websites analyzed daily. The API can be used for data integration, marketing (i.e., gather business intelligence, build marketing applications, get to know customers, etc.), and risk management (i.e., perform background checks, prevent fraudulent activity, etc.).
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.