SumUp, a mobile payments rising star, recently announced an API that allows third party apps to accept credit card and cash payments without leaving the app. Prior to the API, SumUp users and customers were required to use the SumUp app in isolation from the merchant app to utilize the slick mobile payments platform.
2Checkout, a worldwide leader in payment services, has released a new Payment API. The API allows online merchants to integrate 2Checkout’s payment processing engine directly into third party websites. Because the API is directly integrated with third party websites, merchants can maintain a customized user experience that best suits business needs.
We bring you a review of the news we could cover with today's look at what is going on in the API economy. Included in this roundup is a story about MasterCard releasing several new APIs on their payments platform and Amazon's update of CloudTrail and what it means for users of the CloudWatch API.