The Checkbook.io Paper Check Curl Sample Code demonstrates how to create a digital check to send a payment. In order to be able to send checks, users need to have a verified bank account in the system.
Stripe, a provider of a payment processing platform, is launching an embedded finance API called Stripe Treasury. The new API will allow partners to embed banking services into their platform or online marketplace in order to create bank accounts, store funds, move money, and pay bills.
Last month CIO Insight magazine published a piece by Edward Cone "Inside eBay's Innovation Machine", an interesting report on the importance of APIs and developer network to eBay's overall strategy. It's a worthwhile read, especially in terms of the scope of their program, how it's run, and where the money is.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in several categories including Home Automation, Financial, Transportation, and Marketing. Also new to the directory are SDKs for OneSignal and Grepwords keyword service. Here's a quick summary of the recent additions.