The CrunchBase Node.js SDK by Richard Czechowski is available to interact with the read only API capabilities of retrieving information from the database. CrunchBase is known as a database of startups. With this reference, users can access organizations, people, events, and products using the Business Graph.
The popular realtime web search provider OneRiot has announced the availability of their ad network RiotWize, which gives developers the opportunity to monetize desktop, mobile and web realtime web space applications by displaying ads relating to currently trending topics.
How many companies that sprouted in 1724 can boast of an API launch in 2012? Pearson, now in its 288th year, has announced its 7th API. Pearson, continually finding value in the API method of market strategy, expanded its resources available via API with the dkimages API. The latest in Pearson's API lineup consists of "an encyclopaedic collection of 90,000 high-resolution images, ready to [integrate, and range from] classic whilte background shots to in-situ images." The API allows developers to integrate the collection with existing apps through purchasing, listing, viewing, or searching for images.
Payment Rails has launched its Global Payout API which provides applications payout capabilities such as international ACH, real-time currency conversion, and global mass payouts. The platform provides access to a network for sending payouts using SWIFT, local banks, and other methods.