Airbitz has utilized its Bitcoin Wallet Plugin API internally and through select partners for a while. Now, the company has released the API to its entire user base. Airbitz expects the API to boost cryptocurrency usage through integrations with everything from marketplaces to gift card vendors.
Ripple provides blockchain payment technologies for banks, giving them more reliability, cost efficiency, and speed (transaction completion and recognition) that are infamous challenges within the banking industry. Its solutions enable banks to handle inter-bank transactions, liquidity and payments.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Billing, Voting, and Cryptocurrency. Highlights include an API that returns nonpartisan analysis for US elections and an API that provides marine weather and conditions information. Here's a look at what is new.