Everybody likes money, but nobody likes the inconvenience of having to visit different sites to manage all their accounts. Redwood City-based Yodlee has been aggregating financial data for its MoneyCenter users and partner companies since 1999, and is now expanding its developer services to include "Accelerator" and "Incubator" programs, both of which augment its existing API offerings.
WHOIS is a protocol, most often used for querying databases that store information about owners of various Internet resources. When WHOIS is combined with WhoAPI it can become a powerful tool. This article explains how to use WHOIS and offers a number of use cases for using WHOIS with the WhoAPI.
Business models were nascent in 2005, when ProgrammableWeb listed only 105 APIs in our directory. There were only four basic models, according to John Musser's talk this morning at Glue. Fast forward six years and those same business models exist, but there's a lot more detail, as the now 3,000+ APIs have refined the ways an API can make money.