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Facebook just announced v8.0 of its Graph and Marketing APIs. Per usual, the new releases include some breaking changes, feature updates, and deprecations. The company is pointing developers to the Platform Initiatives Hub to stay up to date with all company plans and programs.
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.
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.
Less than a day removed from a security breach that led to several high profile Twitter accounts being hacked, Twitter is delaying the launch of an all-new API. The new Twitter API is intended to provide developers with a robust feature set and an easy path to advanced data access.
Echosec Systems has launched an API, providing direct access to previously unavailable data feeds from fringe social, deep, and dark web sources. The Platform API was developed to meet intelligence community requirements for streamlined access to raw data from these less-regulated sources.
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.
Facebook has announced changes to the protocol for designating ads that relate to social issues, elections, or politics. These changes are intended to further bolster election integrity while also improving ad transparency. The updates will apply to the Marketing API v7.0.
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
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Cryptocurrency and Machine Learning. Highlights include the LunarCRUSH API which provides trend analysis about cryptocurrency and the QuadPay API for splitting payments into four installments.
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.
HSBC Hong Kong has announced a new API that aims to support more advanced payment collection options. Using the new API developers will gain access to instant electronic Direct Debit Authorisation (eDDA) and real-time payment transfer functionality.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Payments, and Messaging. Highlights include the ProjectManager API for integrating with project management software, and the Devo API for security ops functions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Business, Mapping, and Banking. Highlights include an API for a lending platform, an API for IT monitoring, and an API for biodiversity literature and image data. 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.
Ars Technica received confirmation via email this week that Instagram doesn't extend its copyright license to cover content that is embedded on external websites via the Instagram API. This news comes in light of an ongoing legal battle related to third-party use of the social platform’s data.
Maverick Payments, a provider of financial technology payments services, is proud to release new APIs to provide merchants and partners with different data and tools which make Maverick’s payment processing more frictionless supplemented by feature-rich technology.
Rapyd, a global Fintech as a Service company, today announced the launch of a single, "full-stack," payment solution in the United Kingdom allowing businesses locally and globally to access every major local payment method through one easy to integrate connection.