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Digitex Futures, a cryptocurrency futures exchange, has launched a new trading API that it hopes will be used for reading market data, sending trade histories, facilitating copy trading, and developing automated strategies. The company’s users have long requested this functionality.
Microsoft recently announced Open Service Mesh (OSM). OSM is a lightweight and extensible cloud native service mesh. OSM runs on Kubernetes and was built for that community. OSM is an open source project and Microsoft has already proposed to donate OSM to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
FXCubic, a trading technology provider, has introduced a real-time bridge markup API. The API targets high volume brokers and traders. Through the API, users gain access to market data calculations and can adjust their markups in real-time according to an algorithm of choice.
In May, Backblaze announced a beta release of S3 compatible APIs for its B2 cloud storage. It had been the most requested feature to Backblaze and the APIs were rolled out with a few strategic partners. The test period was a success and the APIs are now moving to general availability.
Cloudflare announced Cloudflare Workers Unbound. Workers Unbound is a serverless platform for developers with a specific focus on flexibility, performance, security, ease of use, and pricing. Users can run complicated workloads across the Cloudflare network and pay only for what's used.
Mode, a digital banking app, is launching its first open banking feature. The feature allows users to connect external banking accounts with the Mode app, specifically enabling quick top ups. The feature is made possible through its partnership with Modulr. Top ups are now available in a few taps.
The Marketstack API was originally launched as a cost-effective alternative to Yahoo Finance. It is now one of the most popular solutions for real-time, intraday, and historical stock market data. It supports over 125,000 stock tickers from 72 stock exchanges across the globe.
GT Software announces the launch of Open Banking SmartBridge. This offering will provide banks and financial institutions with a quick and secure way to connect their legacy IT systems to the multitude of ever-changing third-party apps and services as the U.S. moves closer to open banking adoption.
E*TRADE today announced the E*TRADE Equity Edge Online (EEO) Developer Platform. With this launch, stock plan administrators and their technology teams can create bespoke APIs that leverage the extensive capabilities of EEO, like submitting participant, grant, payroll, and transactional data.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including News, Cryptocurrency, and Financial. Highlights include an API for getting news about stocks, an API for aggregated travel booking, and an updated Amazon Advertising API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Hasura, a data access infrastructure company, recently introduced Hasura Cloud. Hasura Cloud provides secure and instant access to data across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. It uses the unified GraphQL API to achieve this cross-cloud capability. Hasura uses an API and security first model.
SmartStream Technologies, a financial Transaction Lifecycle Management solutions provider, extended its Reference Data Utility Securities Financing Transactions Regulation service to include an API for firms requiring fast access to the technology needed to manage their reference data challenges
Profile Software, a banking and investment management solution provider, has launched Acumen-net eFX. The new solution allows banks and their clients to access and manage risk associated with foreign exchange. The new offering builds on the company's existing treasury management platform.
Thirty-two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data, Documents, and Financial. Highlights include an API for business records fiscalization, and API for data dashboards, and APIs from Precisely for data accuracy. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
DBS Bank India has partnered with TCIL with the aim to empower truck drivers through the facilitation of real-time payments through the DBS RAPID solution. The solution for the transportation and logistics sector in the country will enable truck drivers to receive payments instantly.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Science, and Mapping. Highlights include APIs from U.S. Veterans Affairs and an API that returns data and visualizations about agricultural crops. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
CreditRegistry, Nigeria's largest credit bureau, has launched an API to help financial institutions validate status checks on potential customers. The CreditRegistry Dud Cheque API should help lenders, retailers and other businesses from accepting checks from serial dishonored (Dud) check issuers.
Virtu Financial, Inc. announced the launch of Open Technology, a new data-as-a-service platform. Open Technology hosts a growing catalog of services and data endpoints enabled by a unified, high-performance application programming interface (API) architecture.
Upstart, an AI lending platform, today announced its Credit Decision API. By tapping into Upstart's AI models, banks and other lenders can deliver instant credit decisions for auto loans, personal loans, and student loans with higher approval rates and lower loss rates.
At this year's virtual version of Microsoft Build, Microsoft introduced Project Reunion. The project lays out the next steps Microsoft will take to break down the remaining barriers between the Win32 APIs and the Universal Windows Platform APIs. The result is a common platform for all Windows apps.