Square today announced the Square Reader SDK, a toolkit that will let Android and iOS developers design and deploy their own checkout experience for both sellers and buyers. The SDK makes it possible to run a custom UX on Square's hardware, opening up new possibilites for retail.
Stripe has announced that the company’s Stripe Issuing API will move into general availability. The API is designed to allow for the creation and management of virtual and physical cards. The API, originally launched as invite-only, was first announced in 2018.