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.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Finance, Animals, Games and Security. Highlights today include an API for determining the cost of an education and ab API that helps online merchants to deter fraud. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Take Twitter, add its concepts as a platform to banking and you get BankSimple, the unlaunched startup that you will definitely want to keep your eye on. BankSimple is a new take on online banking created by Twitter's former API guy, Alex Payne. BankSimple is aiming to create a banking platform, much as Twitter became a messaging platform.