CreditRegistry, Nigeria's largest credit bureau, has launched an API to help financial institutions validate status checks on potential customers. The CreditRegistry Dud Cheque API should help lenders, retailers and other businesses from accepting checks from serial dishonored (Dud) check issuers.
Five APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Wearables, and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include an API for accessing data from a wearable ring that collects activity data and an API for easing direct deposit switching. Here's a look at what's new.