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Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Agriculture, Authentication, and Cycling. Featured today is an API that provides spam filtering options for applications and an API for determining the course of the sun. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Request has launched a beta version of its Request API. The blockchain-based payment solution provider is providing access to both create and read electronic invoices stored on the Request Network through an API. Accordingly, developers can access the Request Network without blockchain experience.
GateHub recently reported that around 100 XRP wallets were hacked. Over 23 million Ripple coins were directed to multiple exchanges where the hacker was able to presumably use the coins. GateHub has published remediation instructions and understands that the hack started with a valid API token.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Travel and Blockchain. Highlights include the Mozilla Web Thing API, Dragonchain API, and the BNP Paribas open banking project API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
CoinMarketCap has announced the creation of the Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance, which aims to promote transparency and accountability within the crypto space. The company hopes the alliance will result in greater empowerment for users looking to make informed cryptocurrency decisions.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including News Services, Blockchain, and Weather. Highlighted today is an API that returns precipitation and storm data, and an API for creating Apple Wallet passes. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Blockchain, Video, Natural Language Processing, and SEO. Highlights include an API that returns Amazon marketplace data and an API for French language applications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Payment options are not limited to cash, checks, or credit cards anymore. ECommerce and mobile tech have transformed the ways people buy goods and services in the past few years. Driving the new options are APIs. Here's a list of top APIs for Payments, according to traffic on ProgrammableWeb.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Healthcare, Design, and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include an API for the Sketch graphic design editor and an API for Decentraland virtual reality platform. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
The Kin foundation is looking to the social gaming industry to boost usage of its cryptocurrency. The company just launched a Unity SDK that allows developers to create buying and selling opportunities within their games. Currently, the SDK is available for Android with iOS coming soon.
Kraken has announced the release of a new websockets public API, providing faster access to market data on the company’s cryptocurrency exchange. The new API is still under wraps, with the company expecting to release globally by the end of January, while noting that the release could be delayed.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Weather, and Addresses. Highlights include an API for free surface-based weather observations, and APIs for Natural Language Processing in news articles. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Aphelion wants to be the fastest, least expensive trading option available in the blockchain world. The company has built its platform on the NEO blockchain, which puts it outside the mainstream trading environment. Soon, Aphelion will have cross chain integration and an API to bring it mainstream.
Earlier this week, Blockchain technology company Blockstream launched the beta version of its Blockstream Satellite API. The API allows users a way to create applications that broadcast private data messages worldwide using the Blockstream Satellite network to anyone with a satellite receiver.
This week Microsoft announced a few updates to their Azure Blockchain Workbench, a platform for building blockchain applications. The release of v 1.6.0 brings with it new features including application versions, an egress messaging API, and streamlined smart contract development.
RigoBlock has taken the next step in its vision to empower developers to build their own decentralized asset management platforms. The company is offering API access to the same protocol on which it built its own platform. The protocol creates a pool of tokens available for decentralized management.
Longhorn by BullPay provides real-time wallet balances, all historical blockchain transactions, and more on 5 blockchains and 1 testnet, bridging the communication gap between blockchain node networks and blockchain-related applications with a unified API.
Bits of Gold is a leading cryptocurrency exchange in Israel. Although cryptocurrency adoption in Israel continues to lag behind the rest of the world, Bits of Gold believes that an API that allows customers to pay in cryptocurrency and merchants to receive the value in dollars or Shekels will help.
ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2018: Payments, Banking, Blockchain and Finance
These Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs added to our directory in 2018 in the Financial sector include selections from our Banking, Payments, Currency, Stocks, Insurance, Cryptocurrency, and Blockchain categories. FinTech APIs are what peaked our editors and readers interest this past year.
Totle has a mission to optimize exchange of value on the blockchain through increasing liquidity. The company has launched a platform that acts as an aggregation of decentralized exchanges in order to accomplish this goal. Once a wallet or app is integrated, there is a single POC for all exchanges.