It's Valentines Day today. It is estimated that around 110 million roses (majority of them red) are sold during the 3-day period around Valentine’s day. What has this got to do with APIs that we normally write about? Well guess what, if you dig APIs, Florist One and its Florist One API can help you start selling flowers online.
Of all the markets being impacted by the booming API economy, perhaps none has seen as much activity and innovation as the payments space. The past several years have seen the launch of a number of disruptive and successful API-centric upstarts, including Stripe and Balanced. Meanwhile, entrenched players like PayPal and Verifone have responded with new offerings of their own.