The holiday season is in full swing and with that comes its dreaded kin, the holiday shopping season. Never fear, we've rounded up a number of mashups to help make your gift giving a little easier this year. These mashups allow users to create wish lists, offer gift recommendations and compare prices. If you want even more options, take a look at our shopping mashups from last year.
Of all the markets being impacted by the booming API economy, perhaps none has seen as much activity and innovation as the payments space. The past several years have seen the launch of a number of disruptive and successful API-centric upstarts, including Stripe and Balanced. Meanwhile, entrenched players like PayPal and Verifone have responded with new offerings of their own.