Fusebill, a specialist in providing tools for businesses that bill by subscription, now makes its services available through the Fusebill API. According to a review of Fusebill on the Business2Community website, the idea is to take the pain out of billing for large subscription based businesses--so the business can concentrate on the essentials of delivering their content or service, and marketing it.
Micro-commerce is an emerging global trend, from the microcredit pioneered by Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, to micropayment systems offered by companies like ZayPay. ZayPay is used for payments for online services, game sites, dating sites, and others. And now they have an API.
Google's App Engine product has been available for developers to build upon since last April, and in that time has been free to all, up to certain resource limits. Many have taken advantage of that capability to build thousands of apps including some now in our directory like the iTunes clone The Cloud Player and the Yahoo BOSS search mashup 4hoursearch. But the most common request from App Engine developers has been the ability to go beyond the initial resource limits. As of today, Google has lifted those limits and will let apps scale beyond those early free quotas.