The C# (.NET) library for Windows is for use with the Bloomberg API. The Bloomberg API provides free, unrestricted access to raw financial data and is part of their Open Market Data Initiative. The library is offered under a "free-use" license, which allows unrestricted access to the interface's header file, documentation, and programming examples. Extensive documentation, including code examples, is available in the Developer Documentation and at the API website.
Google just made it easier for more developers to get paid in more countries around the world. The company expanded how consumers can pay for apps in the Play Store, and added to the number of countries that can sell apps.
Moving money online is commonplace these days, and the simpler and faster the process can be, the more appealing it is. Ripple provides another option in the world of online payment solutions. It's an open source, almost free to use payment network that provides a simple and hassle-free way for anyone in the world to send money to anyone else. The Ripple API allows developers to use this functionality and integrate the payment system into other projects.
Reuters Labs has announced the release of their new Spotlight API. Spotlight is a non-commercial platform designed to "allow users to innovate and develop their ideas by harnessing the content Reuters publishes."