This Node.js Library is the official client reference for accessing the Block.io API from an application in Node.js. Block.io API offers a secure wallet and payment service for transacting the three most common cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Doge, & LiteCoin). The Block.io API can be used to return balances, conduct withdrawals and account maintenance, and return user IDs & addresses associated with a specific account.
In a pragmatic new article for Wall Street and Technology entitled Mashups Slowly Gain Traction on Wall Street, Melanie Rodier provides an overview of how a growing number of financial firms have started turning to mashups to save money and improve operations. The article highlights a new report by the Aite Group that projects that financial firms will spend $35 million on mashup technology in 2009 and includes several insights from Adam Honore, author of the report.
In May, TradeKing announced major enhancements to its open API. Now, TradeKing wants to see the API's functionality shine in creative new apps; TradeKing recently announced the TradeKing Financial Entrepreneur Pitch-Fest Competition.