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Payments NZ, a governance organization that helps oversee New Zealand's payments system, has announced a pilot of two new open banking APIs. One will allow developers to access account data and the other will allow developers to connect directly to banks to make credit payments.
Xero, cloud accounting software provider, has expanded its Payroll product to integrate with other applications via the Payroll API. The Payroll API allows developers to build add-on apps to work alongside Xero products, or integrate Xero functionality into existing apps and workflows. Xero's target audience remains in the SMB space who typically cannot afford massive onsite, dedicated ERP and accounting software packages.
Intuit, maker of popular finance tools (i.e. Quicken, Quickbooks, FinanceWorks, FinanceWorks), announced the upcoming release of an open API and challenged the developer world: "Wanted! The Next Killer Finance App." Intuit President and CEO, Brad Smith, commented: "We're committed to unleashing the power of many to continue creating innovative solutions that improve people's financial lives." In a nutshell, the API will deliver the financial transaction data from thousands of financial institutions in a categorized format.