Payza introduced a new Bitcoin SendMoney API that enables merchants to send payment to recipients inside and outside of the Payza network. Because Bitcoin is a true peer-to-peer digital currency, Payza's latest API is able to use the currency to send payments directly to the Bitcoin address.
The travel site Orbitz has partnered with Google to show a virtual walking tour of the neighborhood around a hotel. You and I know it as the Street View API, part of Google Maps (our Google Maps API profile).
Among the 25 finance-related APIs now listed on ProgrammableWeb, there are services from old and new and large and small companies. Overall, most current business and finance APIs fall into one of two categories: APIs from SaaS-based management services, and APIs that provide financial markets data.