Virtual reality and augmented reality each received plenty of attention on stage during Google's I/O developer conference this week. The company has new hardware on deck while it looks to ensure the two types of alternate content are available from within more apps both on and off the web.
Metal, a cryptocurrency-based payment solution provider, announced the early beta release of its Proton Open SDK. The company breaks the SDK into three categories: native wallet SDKs, Proton API, and Web SDKs. The native wallet SDKs and Proton API are now available for beta testing.
The initial releases from credit card provider MasterCard look to be more than a toe-dip into APIs. With its MasterCard Payments API and two others, the company could be diving straight into the deep end. Though the services are still in beta, MasterCard appears to be taking very seriously its creation of a developer ecosystem.