This is an unofficial Ruby gem meant to wrap the Hacker News API for integration with Ruby applications. Development of this Ruby gem is still in progress and it is accepting community support. Hacker News is the official news ticker for Y Combinator. It's data may be publicly retrieved using it's API in near real time.
SumUp, a mobile payments rising star, recently announced an API that allows third party apps to accept credit card and cash payments without leaving the app. Prior to the API, SumUp users and customers were required to use the SumUp app in isolation from the merchant app to utilize the slick mobile payments platform.
Last month, ProgrammableWeb reported that HootSuite was one of five companies to partner with Twitter and has integrated the Twitter Ads API into a limited beta version of HootSuite Enterprise. This week, HootSuite announced the launch of the HootSuite Developer Program which offers developers the opportunity to create high quality social media apps using the HootSuite platform.