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Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Financial, and Monetization. Highlights include new APIs from Western Union, an API for comparing currencies, and an API for managing employee benefits. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Habito launched an API that partners use to leverage Habito's remortgaging algorithms. Habito has the ability to search over 20,000 products for the best options available for borrowers looking to remortgage. With the API, partner companies can include this functionality in their apps and sites.
Western Union continued to bolster its API portfolio with new transfer and payments APIs. The APIs provide access to the front-ends currently offered through Western Union's application network. Specific API suites in this new announcement include Money Transfer APIs and Partner Payments APIs.
eMoney Advisor, a financial planning software company that provides technology aimed at empowering financial advisors, has announced a new API-centric solution called eMoney Access. This new service provides APIs that support financial planning, client fact data collection, and document storage.
Tinkoff Investments brokerage platform launches an Open API for algorithmic traders, enabling them to create robots and set up automatic trading. The new solution gives algorithmic traders a unified API and a single brokerage account for trading securities on the largest global stock exchanges.
eToroX, the blockchain subsidiary of global investment platform eToro, today announced the launch of its institutional-grade API trading program, AlgoX Prime. AlgoX Prime is the top-tier API program of eToroX Exchange, the eToro Group's regulated and secure cryptoasset exchange.
Microsoft has announced a new Azure Blueprint for SWIFT. The blueprint specifically helps Microsoft enable SWIFT connectivity in the cloud. SWIFT is a provider of secure financial messaging services. Its rapid adoption made it an ideal candidate for an Azure Blueprint.
Travelex Business allows the company's partners including banks, credit unions, retailers and digital technology companies, to access a broad range of payments and foreign exchange services in one place. The launch of the Travelex Business platform follows a four-year digital transformation project.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Text-to-Speech, Passwords, and Travel. Highlights include APIs from TomTom for electronic vehicles and an API for displaying detailed golf course maps in applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
SWIFT, a financial messaging services provider that aims to be a leader in global banking standardization, has announced a new API standard for pre-authorization of funds. This new standard, which aims to simplify payment authorization, is the second standard proposed by the company this year.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Games, eSports, and Science. Today's APIs include an API for a service that determines risk for property owners, and an API for classroom management services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
ABIB, a Baharain bank, announced the first opening banking API marketplace in the Baharain market. The marketplace is an API portal where third party developers can publish their FinTech APIs and integrate with the ABIB ecosystem. The portal is the first step of the company's open banking strategy.
If the number of APIs available in the Financial category of ProgrammableWeb is any indication, the FinTech industry has jumped all the way into the API Economy. There is a variety of subcategories, but the Financial category contains definitive API favorites from our members. Here are the top 13.
InstaReM has announced a new API-based platform that allows companies to deliver branded cards. The B2B platform allows third-party businesses to utilize InstaReM's ecosystem for payments and related issues. InstaReM ensures local compliance across geographies.
TransferMate has offered white label payment services to many customers across the globe. This allowed such customers to leverage TransferMate's global banking footprint to ensure compliance across the world. Now, TransferMate is making this service available through an API.
Screen scraping has bridged the connection gap between banks and fintech for decades, but banks are now starting to deprecate it because of PSD2. bunq has managed to build a growing community around its open API since 2017, and it serves as an example for other European banks striving to innovate.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Blockchain, and Recreation, and Movies. Highlights include the Play.tv API for video game streaming and the Boundless AI API for predicting user behavior. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
IEX Group, Inc. has announced the release of IEX Cloud, a new platform that provides developers with access to curated financial data and various tools that streamline integration. This new offering will operate as an independent company, separate from IEX Group’s flagship stock exchange.
BNP Paribas recently announced the release of a developer portal that helps to streamline the discovery of resources including PSD2 compliant APIs. The service is aimed at Payment Service Providers (PSP) and features extensive documentation as well as an API testing environment.
Dwolla has long used a ledger based organization system to track funds allocated through the Dwolla API. Now, Dwolla is exposing this functionality through a new API feature it calls Labels. Labels allow developers to track and identify fund allocation without duplicating accounts.