Developers are definitely worth their weight in gold. The Royal Canadian Mint has introduced a digital currency called MintChip and has thrown open a Developer Challenge. The challenge wants developers to create digital payment solutions using the MintChip API and the best applications stand to win gold. Yes, you read that right, actual physical gold.
Skyflow, a startup that takes an API-first approach to data security, has announced its new Payments Data Privacy Vault. The API provides access to a zero-trust repository that enables companies to store payment data and conduct financial transactions while protecting personal data.