Global payments company Mastercard has announced that it will be opening up its internal blockchain API to developers. According to the company, the API, which is focused on B2B transactions, "Mastercard’s blockchain solution provides a new way for consumers, businesses and banks to transact."
Cosmos, an interoperable blockchain ecosystem, has increased its incentives for its bug bounty program for the Cosmos Stargate software upgrade. The bug bounty will allow hackers, developers, and the community to trial and debug the upgrades and breaking changes to the Cosmos SDK.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Open Banking, URL Shortener, and IIoT. Highlights include an API for a cryptocurrency aimed at developing countries and an API for a database search engine service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.